Southeast Region: Bill Pritchard, Don Bogdanski, and Larry Simmons

Bill Pritchard

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President & CEO
Phone: (800) 596-2156 ext. 101
Email: bpritchard@b-h-a.com

Beacon Hill Associates’ founder and President, Bill Pritchard, is a third generation insurance professional, active in the industry since 1985. He holds the Environmental Risk Management designation, and is a certified instructor for insurance agents’ continuing education in Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware, where he teaches pollution liability courses. Bill has published articles on environmental issues in several national insurance publications, and has consulted with various insurance companies regarding policy language creation and modification. His recommendations, born from a thorough understanding of the product line, have led carriers to adopt significant coverage enhancements over the years. Beacon Hill currently writes business in forty-eight states or over eighteen different carriers. Bill credits the company’s success over the last eighteen years to the caliber of people he works with and to Beacon Hill’s unyielding commitment to quality coverage from reputable carriers.

 

Donald Bogdanski

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Assistant Vice President
Phone: (800) 596-2156 ext. 123
Email: dbogdanski@b-h-a.com

Donald Bogdanski joined Beacon Hill Associates, Inc. in August 2016 as a Senior Account Executive for the Southeast regional team. Originally from Connecticut, he has called Virginia home since 2000. With more than 20 years of industry experience, Donald began his insurance career as a direct agent before becoming a program manager & agency partner, providing solutions for fuel oil dealers and residential storage tanks. He then moved to the carrier side working with fortune 100 companies developing agency distribution channels in the Mid-Atlantic region. He later returned to the agency side in an operations/consulting capacity. Donald’s history of success in the insurance industry extends as an athlete and a coach. He spent 2 years on the United States Ski Team while coaching and mentoring future World Cup skiers and Olympians at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. Donald earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the Albertus Magnus College, New Haven CT.

 

Larry Simmons

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Assistant Vice President
Phone: (800) 596-2156 ext. 118
Email: lsimmons@b-h-a.com

Larry Simmons joined Beacon Hill Associates in September 2016 as a Senior Account Executive for the Southeast region. He brings several years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently serving as an environmental underwriter. In this role, Larry specialized in middle-market accounts with a focus on HAZMAT contractors. Prior to working in insurance, he held multiple positions in the mental health/social services field in the City of Richmond, including crisis stabilization counselor, school-based therapeutic day treatment counselor, intensive in-home counselor, and program director of a juvenile group home. Larry attended the University of Virginia and then Texas Southern University for graduate school.

 

Bill, Don, and Larry handle the following states for Beacon Hill*:

KY, VA, TN, NC, MS, AL, SC, GA, FL

*Please note, accounts in these states may be handled by another Beacon Hill Account Executive where appropriate to make sure we can provide the best service and expertise possible.

 

They have had particular success writing the following types of accounts:

  • Environmental Contractors – asbestos, lead, mold remediation, fire restoration, industrial cleaners, tank contractors, etc.
  • Manufacturing and light industrial facilities – Premises Pollution for both on and off site exposures.
  • Health care facilities, including nursing homes, adult care centers, etc. – Premises Pollution including coverage for mold, legionella, and other indoor air quality issues.
  • Environmental contractors and consultants requiring CGL, CPL, Professional, Workers Comp, Auto, and Excess.
  • Stand alone Excess to build higher limits for environmental services risks. Extensive capacity excess of $5M primary layers on all types of environmental risks.


Recent regional success stories:

  • $4M Asbestos abatement contractor
    Coverage purchased: General Liability, Contractors Pollution Liability, and Workers Compensation
    Policy limit: $1M/$2M (GL/CPL) and $1M (WC)
    Premium = $150,000
  • $2M Soil excavator
    Coverage purchased: General Liability, Contractors Pollution Liability, Professional, Excess
    Policy limit: $1M/$2M (GL/CPL) and $4M (Excess)
    Premium = $25,000
  • Apartment manager and owner; 42 apartment complexes and over 8,700 units
    Coverage purchased: Site Pollution Liability
    Policy limit: $10M, 3-year policy
    Premium: $120,000
  • $1.16M Environmental consulting & compliance company
    Coverage purchased: Genera Liability, Contractors Pollution Liability, Professional, Excess
    Policy limit: $1M/$1M Primary, $2M
    Excess Premium = $15,000
  • $2M Demolition & Asbestos Abatement
    Coverage purchased: General Liability, Contractors Pollution Liability, Excess, and Workers Compensation
    Policy limit: $1M/$2M Primary, $5M Excess, and $1M Workers Compensation
    Premium: $101,000
  • Plastics Manufacturer
    Coverage purchased: Site Pollution Liability
    Policy limit: $5M, 10-year policy
    Premium: $74,000
  • $100M General construction contractor
    Coverage purchased: Contractors
    Pollution Liability with Sudden & Accidental, Non-Owned Disposal Sites & Transportation Pollution
    Policy limit: $1M/$2M
    Premium = $17,000
  • Continuing Care Retirement Community (10 locations)
    Coverage purchased: Site Pollution
    Policy limit: $2M/$4M
    Premium = $47,500
  • Wetland Mitigation Bank
    Coverage purchased: Wetland Mitigation Bank Insurance
    Policy limit: $100k
    Premium: $15,000
  • Vacant Land for Investment Property
    Coverage purchased: Site Pollution Liability
    Policy limit: $1M/$1M
    Premium: $13,000