Founder Susan Rivera Leaving to Accept New Challenge
NEWTOWN, PA (April 3) – V3 Insurance Partners LLC, a leading specialty insurance program administrator, today announced that Brian Janitschke, Chief Operating Officer, has been named President, replacing Susan Rivera, outgoing President and CEO, who has accepted a new challenge. The company also announced the formation of an Executive Committee to smooth the transition and ensure quality for agents and their customers. The announcement was made by Jim Stanard, Chairman of V3’s Board.
“Mr. Janitschke is one of the most successful and experienced executives in the managing general agency (MGA) sector,” said Mr. Stanard. “He is a skilled underwriter and promoter of data analytics. He will be aided by an Executive Committee which includes founding members Pam Wagner, Senior Vice President and National Program Manager and Ken Hagen, Chief Financial and Information Officer.”
Rod Fox, Partner at V3 added: “Susan Rivera is among the most talented and capable executives in our industry. We’re extremely grateful for the outstanding business she built and wish her the best.”
Before joining V3, Mr. Janitschke was leader of Business Intelligence at Western National Insurance. He is best known for his tenure as Senior Vice President within the Program Division at QBE North America where he served as a member of the senior management team.
“Under Susan Rivera’s leadership, V3 has become one of the industry’s most progressive and successful MGAs, growing to over $100 million premium written in under nine years,” said Mr. Janitschke. “We intend on continuing her commitment to underwriting, analytics and cost-efficient, customer-friendly technology.”
Mr. Janitschke began his insurance industry career as an assistant actuary at the St. Paul Companies. Subsequently, he served as senior partner at habitational specialist MGA Curry, MacWilliam, Janitschke before joining Collins as Vice President and Actuary. He then was asked to join Fireman’s Fund as Vice President of Professional Liability.
V3 was founded in 2009 with a mission to deliver truly progressive insurance program administration in specialty lines such as property, casualty, professional liability and workers’ compensation with coverage provided by nationally known, highly-rated insurance carriers. In addition to its reputation for advanced technology, the company is also known for its highly experienced insurance specialists.
Mr. Janitschke will be based at V3’s Newtown, PA, offices.
About V3 Insurance Partners LLC
V3 Insurance Partners LLC is a Newtown, Pa.‐based Specialty Program Administrator offering insurance programs targeted at middle market companies. Its three major practice groups are Internet Workers’ Compensation, Professional Lines and Property/Casualty, each managed by industry leaders chosen for their talent, expertise and integrity. V3’s focus is creating value for its carrier partners, producers and insured.