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DALLAS, August 9, 2016 – MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA headquartered in Dallas, Texas today announced that McGowan Amusement Group has joined the MarketScout Exchange as the Certified Market Specialist℠ for family entertainment centers, amusement parks, water parks and carnivals on the MarketScout Exchange. The MarketScout Exchange specializes in connecting thousands of retail agents with pre-qualified best of class third party MGAs, carriers, and program managers. Companies posted on the MarketScout Exchange have passed the criteria to be affirmed as a Certified Market Specialist.

Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout commented, “McGowan is the top operator in many specialty sectors. McGowan has earned the Certified Market Specialist designation in community associations, hospitality, and real estate. We are pleased to have McGowan on the MarketScout Exchange.”
“We are excited to partner with MarketScout as a Certified Market Specialist for multiple verticals which is highly unusual, and further affirms our commitment to delivering superior products that allow agents to differentiate themselves from their competition, from both a pricing and coverage perspective,” stated Thomas B. McGowan, IV, President of The McGowan Companies.

For more information about McGowan Amusement Group, please contact Drew Tewksbury via email at or by phone at (866) 245-8728.

About MarketScout
MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with specialty expertise in many areas. 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 is founder of the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC) and the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA). MarketScout has offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit us at; follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (

McGowan Amusement Group
McGowan Amusement Group is a subsidiary of The McGowan Companies, one of the oldest, largest, and mostrespect organizations of its type in the United States. McGowan has an unparalleled 50+ year history of building, distributing, and underwriting profitable niche programs. The McGowan Amusement Group focuses on providing industry leading insurance and risk management products for the Amusement Industry.


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