24 August 2015Actuarial & underwriting

Capstone hires new director of business development for Southeast region

US turnkey captive insurance firm Capstone has appointed Bill Blankinship as director of business development in the Southeast region.

Blankinship, who is based in Atlanta, will help develop Capstone's existing services in the Southeastern markets.

Charles Earls, Capstone's president, said: "We're excited to welcome Bill to our existing business development team, where he will join with Lance McNeel and others in educating clients on captive insurance/alternative risk planning opportunities.”

Blankinship has co-founded two Atlanta-based insurance brokerage firms and also previously served as a senior business development executive and client advisor at global brokers Willis Group and Marsh.

Stewart Feldman, Capstone's chief executive officer, said: "In just the last few weeks, we've already seen the benefits of having Bill Blankinship on our team," We are excited about building and strengthening relationships with middle market clients in the southeastern region."