XS Brokers Announces Staff Promotions

Quincy, MA – September 04, 2018 – XS Brokers (XSB), a leading independent insurance underwriting and wholesale brokerage group, announced several promotions, including appointing Sean Powers in a leadership role at the firm’s Worcester, MA office.

Sean helped lead the opening of the Worcester office in early 2017. Since that time, he has grown the office while retaining his underwriting responsibilities. As Vice President, Sean will continue to service the firm’s retail agency clients as well as lead the initiative for further growth.

Additional promotions were announced in several of the firm’s offices throughout the country. These include:
            •Mary Heasley, promoted to Vice President. Mary joined the firm in 2010 and was most recently an underwriter in the Worcester, MA office.

            •Ian Donegan promoted to Vice President. Ian joined the firm in 2006 and was most recently an underwriter in the Quincy, MA office.

            •Gerard Prast promoted to Vice President. Gerard joined the firm in 2016 and was mostly recently Assistant Vice President in the Hartford, CT office.

            •Sean McVicker promoted to Assistant Vice President. Sean joined the firm in 2015 and was most recently a broker in the firm’s Quincy, MA office.

            •Chris Kiely promoted to Assistant Vice President. Chris joined the firm in 2011 and was most recently an underwriter in the firm’s Quincy, MA office.

            •Brendan Nohelty promoted to Assistant Vice President-Property, and head of the firm’s newly created Brokerage Property Department. Brendan joined the firm in 2014 and was most recently a broker in the Qunicy, MA office.


 As the firm continues to achieve significant growth through product expertise and geographic expansion, we will also continue to provide our employees with growth opportunities,” stated Eric Wirkus, Executive Vice President, XS Brokers. “We are proud of our highly talented team and their contributions to the firm’s record setting pace of growth and overall success in the marketplace.”

XS Brokers Insurance Agency (www.xsbrokers.com) is an independent binding authority and wholesale brokerage group headquartered in Massachusetts. With offices throughout the Northeast and Southeast, XSB is a full-service insurance group providing leading-edge coverage solutions exclusively to retail agents and brokers. Since 1978, XSB focuses on providing a broad range of personal and commercial lines solutions, service excellence, and market agility to help retail agents drive growth. Licensed in 50 states and with well over 30 binding authority facilities and strategic carrier appointments, XSB continues to achieve double-digit growth and profit.