Beecher Carlson Energy Practice Adds Industry Veteran Bob Carleton as Senior Vice President

September 25, 2019

ATLANTA (SEPTEMBER 25, 2019) – Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC (“Beecher Carlson”), a specialized large account insurance broker, announces the addition of Bob Carleton as Senior Vice President and Senior Account Executive. Bob will report to Geraldine Kerrigan, Executive Managing Director of Beecher Carlson’s Energy Practice.

As a member of the practice’s service team, Carleton will work with energy clients as a lead broker and risk management consultant. He will additionally support the practice’s growing utility book of business.

“Bob’s impressive tenure as an energy-focused risk management professional and insurance broker makes him a perfect fit for the Beecher Carlson Energy Practice,” states Erin Lynch, Energy Practice President. “His devotion to providing excellent service and knowledge in our sector will make him a great asset to both our team and our clients.”

Carleton has extensive experience both as a risk manager and broker. He served as risk manager for a City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri, maintaining a strong risk management and loss control strategy, implementing insurer engineering recommendations, and improving insurance coverage.  Bob later accepted a position as manager of risk insurance at NRG Energy, Inc., a Fortune 200 Independent Power Producer. He concentrated on renewable energy assets across the United States, managing several large claims and financings for an extremely intense asset development and acquisition program during his time with NRG. After NRG, Bob transitioned to the brokerage side, working as an energy account manager/producer for a large insurance and risk management consultant.

Carleton has achieved the Associate of Risk Management and Associate of Enterprise Risk Management designations from AICPCU.

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