Beecher Carlson Adds Industry Veteran to Lead Property and Energy Claims; Appoints Maryann Johnson as Managing Director

July 09, 2019

Johnson, MaryannATLANTA (July 9, 2019) – Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC (“Beecher Carlson”), a specialized large account insurance broker, announced the appointment of Maryann Johnson as Managing Director, Property and Energy Claims. Johnson will report to Erin Lynch, President of Energy, and Cliff Simpson, Executive Managing Director, Property.

With more than 20 years of experience handling multi-million dollar commercial property claims, Johnson specializes in large commercial claims advocacy and policy coverage reviews. She will assist clients through the claim’s adjustment process with their insurance carriers, providing guidance and advice as well as negotiating on their behalf. Johnson has experience handling claims involving manufacturing plants, power/energy risks, pharmaceutical plants, builder’s risk locations, hospitals, higher education institutions, R&D facilities, hotels, office building, and multi-family housing. ​

​“We are excited to have someone with Maryann’s extensive experience join the team,” said Joe Siech, CEO of Beecher Carlson. “Her knowledge and experience with large, complex claims and policy interpretation will make her an invaluable asset to the organization and, more importantly, to our clients.”

Prior to joining Beecher Carlson, Johnson was a senior claims consultant for a large insurance brokerage firm, specializing in commercial property claims consulting and policy interpretation. Johnson started her career with FM Global, where she stayed for 21 years. More than 10 of those years were spent working as a property claims adjuster. She is a licensed insurance broker and holds adjuster licenses in several states. Johnson additionally holds a BS in Financial Management from Saint Joseph’s University and a MBA in Finance from Rowan University.


About Beecher Carlson

Beecher Carlson is a large account risk management broker that values depth of industry and product knowledge. Operating as a single profit center organized by specialization allows your service team to be structured based on what is best for customer’s business rather than geographic convenience. We go beyond one off transactions and utilize advanced analytics on every program. By quantifying the effects each decision will have on a company’s risk profile, we take the mystery out of buying insurance. This allows us to manage the largest cost of risk – retained losses. Execution on analytical findings is our true differentiator in mitigating losses and affecting process changes. Our collective success is earned by creating the perfect risk management solution for our customers. For more information, go to www.beechercarlson.com.

Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO), which, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of insurance and reinsurance products and services as well as risk management, third-party administration, and managed health care programs. Providing service to business, public entity, individual, trade, and professional association clients nationwide, Brown & Brown, Inc. is ranked by Business Insurance magazine as the Worlds’ sixth largest independent insurance intermediary. The Company’s web address is www.bbinsurance.com.

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