Momentum Expands Commercial Broking and Finance Teams

Momentum Broker Solutions, the fast-growing broker network, has made a number of new appointments to bolster its 50 plus strong broking and finance teams. It has appointed three new brokers and an additional finance assistant.

Barbara Preston joins as a Broker, with 14 years’ commercial broking experience including nine years with AON. She joins from Abaco Insurance Brokers where she was a Senior Account Manager. She has experience across all commercial lines, specialising in Property and SME.

Michael Cooper, Cert CII, joins Momentum as a broker. He is an award-winning sales executive with 17 years’ experience in insurance working for brokers and insurers including Forces Insurance, Swinton Insurance, and nine years at RBS Insurance.

Gemma Smith, Cert CII, has also been appointed as a broker. She joins with more than five years’ commercial broking experience with specialist experience in liability at Inspire Insurance and Godiva Insurance, following a formal graduate trainee scheme with HIA International.

In addition, Lorraine Elkington joins the Momentum finance team as an experienced finance assistant.

Momentum Managing Director, Howard Pepper, comments: “We’ve made these latest appointments to ensure we stay one step ahead of our growth curve and continue to provide a high-quality service. Momentum is well known for the quality of its broking team and that has never been so important for our partners than now, as we head into a hard market. Our appointed representatives continue to enjoy high growth levels, achieving on average 18% growth compared to the industry average of just 3% and that is in no small part down to our recruitment strategy – hiring and retaining the best broking talent so that our appointed representatives can focus on new business and client service. I extend a warm welcome to all our new joiners.”

About Momentum Broker Solutions

Momentum Broker Solutions was established in 2010 to provide broker support services to independent insurance brokers. The business was established and is managed by an experienced team of people who have a significant knowledge and history of supporting successful insurance brokerages.

It is dedicated to providing a broad range of support including placement, compliance, systems, and marketing under an Appointed Representative model – enabling its broker partners to focus on servicing their clients and growing their business. Its partners achieve on average 18% growth compared to the industry average of just 3%.

The network currently manages in excess of £35m GWP and plans to more than double by 2025.

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