15 September 2017Analysis

Regions Insurance appoints state exec for Arkansas and Texas

Regions Insurance, an affiliate of Regions Bank and provider of insurance, employee benefits and captive solutions, has appointed David Linhardt as state executive for Arkansas and Texas.

In this role, Linhardt will oversee Regions Insurance operations in the Little Rock, Fayetteville, and Fort Smith markets in Arkansas and the firm’s Houston, Dallas, Texarkana and Waco markets in Texas.

He succeeds Fred Stone, who has transitioned to a business development role with Regions Insurance.

Linhardt has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, and has previously held roles at Travelers and CNA, and most recently served as regional vice president for The Hartford in Dallas.

“Dave is a seasoned executive, whose knowledge of the geography will be invaluable to us as we execute on our client service and acquisition strategies in Arkansas and Texas,” said Regions Insurance Group president and CEO Rick Ulmer.