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Daniel Mello joins Ascension as Vice President for its Property and Casualty Practice


Walnut Creek, Calif., 31 August 2015 – Ascension Insurance, Inc., announced today that Daniel Mello has joined the Ascension property and casualty team as Vice President in its Stockton office, effective immediately. In his new role, Daniel will be responsible for continuing Ascension’s growth in the construction space by providing his expertise and experience within the field.

“We are thrilled to welcome Daniel to Ascension,” said Steve Martin, President of Ascension’s Pan American division. “He is the perfect cultural fit and someone who will immediately bring experience, enthusiasm, and passion to our team. I believe his years of experience working in the property and casualty arena throughout various industries will prove invaluable to our firm.”

Daniel began his insurance career at USI Insurance Services, shortly after graduating from Sacramento State University, California. Most recently, he spent 5 years at Winton-Ireland Insurance Services. Daniel specializes in serving the needs of the construction industry–both residential and commercial–and is certified as a Construction Risk Insurance Specialist. He also has experience in manufacturing and the nonprofit industry.

Ascension’s President and CEO, Joe Tatum furthered Martin’s assertion by stating, “With the demand for seasoned property and casualty insurance professionals on the rise, we feel very fortunate to have Daniel within the fold at Ascension. We strive to hire the brightest and most polished professionals in the industry because we believe providing our clients with well-prepared strategies can maximize positive outcomes. Given Daniel’s years of history delivering tangible results to clients that are measurable in multiple ways, we feel his acquisition is a homerun.”

“I’m very much looking forward to serving with Ascension’s clients, alongside such great colleagues,” said Daniel. “It’ll be my mission to help protect and preserve the assets of our clients, while building solid and lasting relationships with them. I couldn’t be more excited to get started.”


About Ascension Insurance, Inc.
Ascension Insurance, Inc. is a premier insurance agency that offers superior risk management and benefits consulting services. It has more than 420 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 grow to $200 million in revenue by 2018.