Beecher Carlson Strengthens Energy Practice, Adds Michael Perron and Danny Seagraves

August 12, 2021

ATLANTA (August 12, 2021) – Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC (“Beecher Carlson”), a specialized large account segment of Brown & Brown, Inc., has strengthened and repositioned its Energy practice with the addition of Danny Seagraves and Michael Perron as Senior Managing Directors. Seagraves will be responsible for leading production, product/solution development, and liaising with targeted industries and their respective stakeholders for the Energy practice with an emphasis on renewable/alternative energy and climate technology. Perron will be responsible for leading client advisory and placement for the Energy practice. They will both report to Joe Siech, Chief Executive Officer of Beecher Carlson.

“Beecher Carlson has always been and remains committed to industry specialization,” stated Siech. “With their extensive power and energy knowledge and background, Danny and Mike will be able to partner with our clients to develop and implement innovative ways to identify, quantify, mitigate, and finance risk.”

“We are focused on continuing to build upon our platform and specialization in the energy sector,” commented Barrett Brown, President of Brown & Brown’s Retail segment. “With Danny and Mike’s leadership, we will be able to provide the service and solutions our clients deserve while continuing to expand and enhance our existing energy capabilities.”

Prior to joining Beecher Carlson, Seagraves led the international renewable energy insurance and risk finance practice for a large, multinational broker. He has extensive experience developing proprietary insurance and risk finance products and solutions that offer unique balance sheet protection for clients while maximizing investment returns.

Seagraves has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a concentration in finance, physics, and mathematics. He was a Risk & Insurance Power Broker winner in 2017 in Alternative Utilities.

Perron joins Beecher Carlson from a large broker where he was their US Power and Utilities leader. He led a team that negotiated property placements for energy and engineered risks, serving large national and multinational clients. For the last 16 years, Perron has been placing property insurance for large clients, focusing on energy, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and other engineered risks. In addition to his marketing skills, he provides informed coverage analyses to assist clients in renewal negotiations and claim settlements.

Perron has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University and an MBA in Finance from Rutgers Graduate School of Management. He was a Risk & Insurance Power Broker winner in 2013 in Alternative Energy, 2015 in Downstream Energy, 2016 in Alternative Utilities, 2017 Utilities, 2018 in Renewable Energy, and 2019 in Utilities.


About Beecher Carlson

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