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To Assist with the Company's Business Development Strategy, South Coast Surety is Pleased to Announce the Addition of Tracey Lawrence to its Management Staff


South Coast Surety is fortunate to be able to keep Tracey, a valuable resource in the company's business development strategy, on as their Vice President of Sales and Underwriting. Tracey was initially chosen as bond manager for a proposed office in Florida. The company, which was behind an acquisition offer that would have created said office, terminated their proposal.

(PRWEB) November 01, 2012

As a valuable contributor to South Coast Surety's business development strategy, Tracey will establish and direct the implementation of South Coast Surety's sales strategy in accordance with the overall marketing directives. She will employ aggressive and thoughtful sales programs to increase market penetration, expand and diversify the current portfolio of business, manage underwriting programs and ensure that results continue to yield growth for carrier partners. She will also nurture broker relationships, so that South Coast Surety can positively impact their revenue stream.

Tracey comes to South Coast Surety from Zurich Insurance where she most recently held the position of Senior Surety Account Executive for Commercial Surety. Besides providing underwriting services for six western states, Tracey developed and executed Zurich's first Wholesale Surety Distribution Model which helped Zurich grow the commercial production in this program significantly. Tracey began her surety career on the agency side in 1992. After several years on the agency side she moved over to the company side where, besides Zurich, she worked at Travelers and AIG.

Tracey is joining with Kelly Specht, who has been promoted to Vice President of Information Management and Operations, to oversee the future growth of South Coast Surety. Kelly has been an integral part of South Coast Surety for many years. In this new position she will implement new technologies that will streamline processes, increase capacity, and strengthen internal controls with aggregate relevant data. She will use analytics to better understand the current portfolio, trend customers, bring insight to clients, and support sales strategies. This will result in established and implemented improved work flows to increase processing speed with extreme accuracy.

The new management team will take what is already great about South Coast Surety and make it even better through the use of technology and analytics.

South Coast Surety has been a name in surety for over thirty years. It is a name that has helped start many contractors with construction surety bond support, as well as helping a variety of businesses with surety needs. The Staff at South Coast Surety are specialists in a large variety of surety bond types. The firm has grown to encompass All States Nationwide and Surety Bond Specialties. They are now among the largest commercial and contract bond surety producing agencies in the U.S.

South Coast Surety's focus on being strictly a surety bond agency insures that they have the experience and skill to provide answers to a wide variety of surety bond needs. South Coast Surety has established one of the largest and most versatile set of surety programs with its own underwriting authority for swift and sure bond approvals and execution. South Coast Surety has in-house authority for small, medium and large surety needs and can support the very largest of accounts with the most aggressive rates while having solutions for the accounts with credit challenges.

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