DALLAS— LevelFirst, the service-based wholesale broker and MGA binding facility owned by IIAT Services Co., is pleased to announce the appointment of Heath McCasland as vice president. McCasland will assume the responsibility of brokering new business opportunities within the wholesale brokerage and MGA business units.
McCasland has more than 20 years of experience in commercial insurance marketing, underwriting, and brokerage.
Most recently, McCasland was Vice President, Broker/Producer at USG Insurance Services where he served for more than ten years.
“Heath is an established insurance professional and is well regarded in the industry,” says April Moeser, executive vice president at LevelFirst. “We are excited to have him join the LevelFirst team.”
Wholesale Insurance Broker and Managing General Agent (MGA) LevelFirst offers retail clients unique and exclusive commercial insurance products for property and casualty with specialization in habitational, construction, energy, transportation, hospitality, healthcare and financial services. The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) acquired LevelFirst in 2014 to continue its tradition of providing insurance markets for independent insurance agents.
The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) is the nation’s largest state association of Trusted Choice® agencies. IIAT represents approximately 1,700 agencies and more than 14,000 agents and insurance professionals. Trusted Choice® independent agents represent multiple insurance companies. Since they are not employees of any single insurance company, they are advocates for insurance consumers helping them comparison shop for cost-effective and customized coverage. IIAT is also affiliated with the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and works with legislative, regulatory and judicial bodies in Texas on behalf of independent insurance agents across the state. More information on IIAT can be found online at iiat.org