Walnut Creek, Calif., 01 April 2016 – Ascension Insurance, Inc., today announced two senior management changes, which took effect April 1, 2016. Keri Lopez has been promoted to President of Ascension’s Western Region Benefits division; she was previously Chief Operating Officer. Neil Majors, who has been Chief Operating Officer of Ascension’s Collegiate Solutions division since 2012, has been promoted to President of that division.
Keri joined Ascension in 2013 with more than 19 years of employee benefits consulting experience. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. She is an active speaker on the topic of Healthcare Reform and was interviewed & quoted in a 2015 Employee Benefit News article: Health care benefits in 2015: What employers need to know
Neil began his career in the insurance industry when joining Renaissance Agencies in 2001. Following several promotions, he began overseeing client service and business operations, until Renaissance was acquired by Ascension Insurance, Inc.. In 2012 Ascension created Ascension Collegiate Solutions to focus on providing services to institutions of higher education, and named Neil as its Chief Operating Officer to lead the practice group.
“Neil has done a magnificent job of overseeing the critical day-to-day functions of our collegiate solutions division, and Keri continues to make our western region benefits division a truly great place for both our clients and our colleagues” said Joe Tatum, Ascension’s Chief Executive Officer. “These promotions are a reflection of the outstanding job they’ve done to date and their commitment to taking Ascension’s industry leadership in both the collegiate and employee benefits space to the next level. I am confident in their abilities to continue to drive each business unit forward as its principal leader.”
About Ascension Insurance, Inc.
Ascension Insurance, Inc. is a premier insurance agency that offers superior risk management and benefits consulting services. It is ranked within the top 45 largest agencies by revenue, with more than 400 employees and 30 locations nationwide. Ascension is a privately held corporation; together with its private equity partners, Parthenon Capital and Century Capital Management, the company expects to continue its strong growth trajectory through additional acquisitions and organic growth.