Richard A. Riley Joins Dovetail's Board of Directors

Jun 15, 2010, 09:00 ET from Dovetail Insurance Corporation

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Dovetail Insurance Corporation announced today that Dick Riley, President of ALTA Advisors, LLC which provides professional and consulting services to, and invests in, insurance distribution businesses, has joined their board of directors.

Mr. Riley has significant experience leading companies in the insurance industry and will help guide Dovetail Insurance with a particular focus on building exceptional growth through distribution channels, catastrophe markets and technology.

From 2004 until 2008 Mr. Riley was the Chairman and CEO of WNC Insurance Services, a specialty wholesale operation with emphasis on providing catastrophe insurance products to financial institutions and to agents and brokers for their clients.  He also was and continues to be a major owner/stockholder in WNC.    

In the preceding 12 years he held the position of President and then Chairman and CEO of the insurance brokerage business of Aon in the Americas (the largest division of Aon Corp.) and then Vice-Chairman of Aon Group.

Steve Francis, President and CEO, of Dovetail insurance says, "The addition of Dick to our board will help Dovetail fully leverage our growth opportunities and provide us with valuable insight given his over thirty five years of strong management and operational experience."

About Dovetail Insurance Corporation

Dovetail Insurance Corporation was formed in November, 2006 by FirstMark Capital and is a privately held insurance services company headquartered in Columbia, S.C. Dovetail Managing General Agency Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dovetail Insurance Corporation, is a licensed insurance agency authorized to produce property and casualty insurance policies for licensed insurers in forty-eight states and is capable of performing all policy related functions from distribution to policy issuance and maintenance. Dovetail's capabilities include Insurance Program Development and Administration, back office services for policy administration and deployment of carrier designed programs using fully functional advanced technologies that offer quick, seamless and cost effective deployment. Dovetail's business model allows insurance companies to innovate and then implement their plans entering into new markets without delay or major financial investments upfront. For more information visit our website:

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