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DALLAS, September 25, 2019MarketScout today announced it has been named for the eighth consecutive year in the annual Best Places to Work in Insurance program, which recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where employees can thrive, enjoy their work and help their companies grow.

Founded in 2000, MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The firm is a Lloyd’s Coverholder and MGA for US insurers with specialty expertise in workers’ compensation, private client solutions, energy, healthcare, professional liability, and many specialty programs. MarketScout operates an InsurTech enabled marketplace that connects retail agents to specialty insurers and MGAs.

“This recognition is a strong vote of confidence and pride that our employees have for MarketScout,” said Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout. “Getting recognized as a Best Places to Work is a testimony to the levels of engagement, collaboration, and positive team culture within MarketScout.”

Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual sponsored content feature presented by the Custom Publishing unit of Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents, brokers, insurance companies and other providers with the highest levels of employee engagement and satisfaction. Harrisburg, Pa.-based Best Companies Group identifies the leading employers in the insurance industry by conducting a free two-part assessment of each company. The first part is a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices and demographics. The second part is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction.

The program divides employers into the categories of small, 25-249 employees; medium, 250-999 employees; and large, 1,000 or more employees. This year’s report features 75 companies of various sizes, from 25 employees to more than 4,000.

The ranking and profiles of the winning companies will be unveiled as a sponsored content supplement in the November issue of Business Insurance and online at

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About MarketScout

MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The firm is a Lloyd’s Coverholder and MGA for U.S. insurers. MarketScout owns and operates the MarketScout Exchange as well as over 40 other online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues. MarketScout founded the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA) in 2007 and presents the Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium (EIS) every September. MarketScout founded the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC) in 2012 and administers the Certified Personal Risk Manager (CPRM) designation in partnership with The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. In 2017, MarketScout funded the MarketScout InsurTech (MIT) venture fund to invest in firms utilizing technology to improve insurance distribution and underwriting. In 2018, MarketScout launched its MGA Incubator that provides operational, financial, and accelerated marketing support to existing or new MGAs and Program Managers. MarketScout has offices in Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit us at California license #0D60423.



Diahann Doyen

MarketScout Corporation

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