DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Insurance Services LLC, a subsidiary of Vanbridge LLC, an innovative life insurance and financial advisory distribution firm, announced today that Vince Jenkins has joined the firm as Principal, Director of Corporate and Institutional Insurance.
Mr. Jenkins joins Universal from Nationwide Business Solutions Group where he served as the Regional Vice President for the Midwest and Northeast. Nationwide Business Solutions Group has been the market leader in Corporate Insurance for nearly two decades. During his time at NBSG, Mr. Jenkins worked with companies to implement a variety of Non-Qualified Executive Benefit Programs as well as stock buy-out and repurchase programs for large closely held companies and partnerships.
Over the last decade he has gained considerable experience in Qualified and Non-Qualified plans, as well as business and estate planning, which affords him a unique perspective when dealing with the multifaceted issues facing the companies he works with. Vince uses this experience to help companies; integrate Qualified and Non-Qualified Retirement Plans into a total retirement plan solution, fund buy/out and repurchase obligations using tax efficient, flexible and liquid insurance and annuity products as well as after tax alternative investment strategies for high net worth individuals.
"Vince's depth of knowledge in the Corporate and Institutional insurance marketplace, his ability to build relationships and his competitive drive, will make him an invaluable asset in the development of our growth strategy going forward. The skillset he brings to Universal Insurance makes us the unquestioned leader in this space amongst our competitors," said Mitchell K. Smith, Managing Principal of Universal. "We are privileged to have someone of Vince's caliber join our team."
About Universal Insurance Services
Universal Insurance Services is a life insurance and financial advisory distribution firm, which consults, advises and coaches professionals around the country. Universal serves high net worth individuals, corporate, private equity, executive benefit, RIAs, insurance agents, attorneys, CPA's, investment organizations, broker dealers and general agencies, as an objective specialist. Universal provides sophisticated consulting services that create a strategic foundation for estate planning, executive benefits and business planning. Universal attains the best possible solutions for their clients, through advanced planning techniques, underwriting, carrier and product support, sales assistance and more. For more information, please visit uiservices.com
Vanbridge is an insurance intermediary, capital advisory and insurance and reinsurance management firm that provides products and services at the intersection of the (re)insurance, private equity and hedge fund industries. Examples include insurance and employee-executive benefit programs tailored to the needs of private equity funds and their portfolio companies: transaction solutions; origination and management of (re) insurance-related principal opportunities for investors; and (re) insurance-related advisory and product development services. Clients include private equity firms, hedge funds, insurers, reinsurers and banks. For more information, please visit vanbridge.com
Mitchell K. Smith
Universal Insurance Services
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