Former Prudential Financial leader brings 35 years of experience to facilitate nationwide Special Risk growth for the Berkshire Hathaway carrier.
SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (February 10, 2023) – Wellfleet is pleased to announce Brian Haas has joined the company as Director of Special Risk.
Brian brings more than 30 years of experience in the Special Risk industry and most recently was Director of Special Risk, AD&D, and Life Product Management at Prudential Financial.
In his new role, Brian will oversee and direct Wellfleet’s special risk insurance products and be at the forefront of the organization’s approach to providing industry-leading products and services across the country.
“Brian has about 35 years’ experience on the Special Risk side, with a background in sales, underwriting, and operations,” said Wellfleet President and CEO, Drew DiGiorgio. Operationally, we’re poised to grow this division, and want to invest in it; having Brian dedicated to that will help us expand.”
Brian has a reputation for being the go-to for special risk solutions for groups of all sizes. Well known for his solutions-based approach, his passion to ensure clients’ peace of mind is unrivaled.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Wellfleet at this particular time,” said Brian. “The Wellfleet name is synonymous with integrity and exceptional service in the Student Health market. This will be an advantage as we grow our presence in Intercollegiate Sports coverage. Our new technology platform will lift an administrative burden for our brokers and clients purchasing daycare, camping, and special event coverages”.
In addition to achieving corporate growth goals, Brian is looking forward to rolling out innovative coverages benefiting students and student-athletes.
Wellfleet is a Berkshire Hathaway company focused on delivering customer-centric insurance solutions through flexible product offerings and quality service. With an A++ financial strength rating from AM Best, Wellfleet’s goal is to protect people against risk throughout every stage of life — from grade school to college, the workplace, and beyond.
Headquartered in Springfield, Mass., Wellfleet was founded in 1993 and is one of the leading providers of health and accident insurance products to the higher education market. Additionally, Wellfleet’s Workplace division delivers high-quality, customizable benefit solutions through a suite of voluntary products, including Accident, Critical Illness and Short-Term Disability Income insurance. For more information, visit www.wellfleetinsurance.com.
Wellfleet is the marketing name used to refer to the insurance and administrative operations of Wellfleet Insurance Company, Wellfleet New York Insurance Company, and Wellfleet Group, LLC. All insurance products are administered or managed by Wellfleet Group, LLC. Product availability is based upon business and/or regulatory approval and may differ among companies.
Jennifer Picard, Wellfleet