BSA promotes Smitherman

Brentwood Services Administrators has promoted John Smitherman to senior vice president of sales.

Smitherman (pictured) had served as vice president of sales for BSA since January 2014, according to a release. He has held a number of positions since joining the firm in 1992.

In his new role, Smitherman will oversee the company’s sales force, in addition to working with new and existing clients.

Smitherman is a graduate of Lipscomb University.

"John has been an integral part of the Brentwood Services organization for 23 years with close to half of that time involved in adjusting and supervising claims before moving his focus to sales,” BSA Executive Vice President Keith Fawcett said in the release. “John has led the charge in the expansion of our client base, particularly with individual employers and groups in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia.”

Jul 7, 2015 7:10 AM

BSA taps Chapman as VP of sales

Brentwood Services Administrators President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Pettus has announced the naming of Randy Chapman as vice president of sales.

According to a release, Chapman (pictured) has more than 30 years of experience within the insurance industry, having worked in third party administrator management, business development, sales and excess insurance placement. 

"Randy will focus on securing new business and strengthening existing client relationships in the Carolinas, Virginia and parts of Georgia," John Smitherman, BSA senior vice president of sales, said in the release.

"[Chapman] has an outstanding reputation with excess carriers and employers in the Southeast and will be an asset to BSA as we continue to expand and add client partners," Smitherman added.

Chapman has  participated in the Risk Management Insurance Society, the American Society of Safety Engineers and the Public Risk and Insurance Management Association. For almost 10 years, he participated in the Midwest Employers Casualty Company "Platinum Producers Roundtable," the company's highest designation and was the only member of its Agents' Advisory Council in the Carolinas.

Chapman received the "Distinguished Sales Award" from Sales and Marketing International and earned the DSM-II designation from Psychological Associates.

A graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in administrative management, occupational safety and health, Chapman holds various insurance licenses in numerous states.

Brentwood Services is an independent employee-owned company headquartered in Brentwood and specializing in structuring and managing alternative market solutions for employers and insurance providers.

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