Kevin Westrope to Speak at the 2012 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium

Westrope to Profile Entrepreneurial Approach to Building Wholesaler Organically

Online PR News – 05-September-2012 – Dallas, TX – MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA, today announced Kevin Westrope, CEO and Founder of Westrope will deliver an address on innovation at its 6th Annual Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium (EIS). Mr. Westrope will share his experiences in building Westrope into one of the nation’s largest wholesale distribution chains by growing organically.

Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout commented on the pending speech, “All of our attendees are very interested in listening to Mr. Westrope’s business strategy. He has built a significant wholesale company without outside investors, something which is quite unique in these times. His ability to grow to one of the largest US wholesalers without making an acquisition or assuming debt or equity partners is very impressive.”

Held in Dallas on September 11-12 at Cityplace Conference and Event Center, this two-day symposium event is a prime opportunity for networking as well as building new business relationships with other like-minded, forward thinking insurance professionals. Attendees have the opportunity to secure a CIC/CRM update and CE credit. Registration is now open and includes access to all presentation sessions, the Networking Exhibit Mall, breakfasts, executive luncheon, and cocktail reception.

Innovation Partners in MarketScout’s 2012 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium include Business Insurance, Lloyd’s of London, The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, QBE the Americas, and Vertafore. Additional insurance company sponsors include ACE Private Risk Services, Allied World (U.S.), Astonish Results, Chartis, Lexington Insurance, Way Construction and Zurich. Decus, Emecore Group, Guildford Specialty, Ironshore, James River Insurance, Seneca Insurance, StoneRidge Advisors, Torus, Tower Group, Travelers, V3 Insurance Partners, and Vela Insurance Services provided support as well.

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MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The firm owns and operates the MarketScout Exchange as well as over 40 other online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues. In 2010, MarketScout launched MarketScout Wholesale, LLC (MSW) to complement its electronic underwriting and distribution strategy. MarketScout and MSW have offices in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Texas and Washington D.C. For more information, please visit us at, follow us on Twitter at and like us on Facebook at

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