Independent insurance distribution firm BRP has announced the appointment of Naimish Patel as President of its newly established Homeowners Insurance Group, which now sits within Millennial Specialty Insurance.
Patel reports to Jim Roche, Founder and Managing Partner of MSI, and will build and lead a new team dedicated to scaling a suite of tech-enabled, homeowners-focused MGA solutions for insureds across the US.
He brings over 20 years’ experience and has held leadership roles at firms including AIG, Plymouth Rock, Farmers, and Liberty Mutual.
Recently, Naimish has helped launch and scale several data & analytics focused insurtech startups, including Gradient AI where he served as the company’s Chief Product Officer.
“Naimish brings invaluable experience to our MGA of the Future platform as we look to leverage our proprietary technology to build homeowners MGA solutions for our internal agents and external sources of sheltered distribution across the US, with a goal to facilitate seamless, embedded experiences much like we do in our renters HO4 product today,” said Trevor Baldwin, BRP Group’s Chief Executive Officer.
“We believe Naimish’s strong industry relationships, experience building and managing national homeowners programs for some of the largest, most respected carriers in the country, and track record of applying modern technology and data & analytics will help facilitate that mission. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team!”
“I am thrilled to be joining BRP Group and the Millennial Specialty Insurance team,” added Mr. Patel. “As our industry enters into a period of unprecedented technological change, it’s exciting to join forces with a team that shares my passion for innovation and the “grit” to make great things happen.”