Canaan Crouch | Partner
Canaan Crouch is an environmental insurance professional with 15 years of experience in the environmental insurance and environmental consulting industries. He holds a Bachelors degree in Geology, an MBA with a concentration in Finance, and is a licensed California Professional Geologist (#8033).
Canaan began his career as an environmental geologist with the IT Corporation (currently Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc.), and SECOR Environmental, Inc. (currently Stantec Environmental, Inc.). In these positions he performed fieldwork and managed Phase I, Phase II and remediation projects for manufacturing firms and large oil companies. Next he worked as a project manager for Miller Brooks Environmental, Inc. where he managed the environmental compliance for a number of gas stations, refineries and public utilities.
He joined the insurance industry as an Underwriter for AIG Environmental (NYSE: AIG) focusing on Site Pollution Liability, Contractor’s Pollution Liability (CPL), and Errors & Omissions policies. His clients included a variety of middle market companies, REITs, property holding/investment firms, manufacturing facilities, and pension funds. He joined ACE USA (NYSE: ACE) as a Senior Underwriter and was later elevated to the position of Regional Manager where he oversaw an underwriting team for the western US.
He is currently one of the founding members of Landmark E&S Insurance Brokers, LLC, a Wholesale broker focusing on Environmental and Professional Liability Risks.
Nancy Huynh | Partner
Nancy Huynh brings over 18 years of insurance experience. Nancy began her career in insurance as an Underwriter for The Hartford, Zurich Environmental, and Chubb Custom focusing on complex casualty and environmental specialty lines. Specialty lines of coverage included environmental casualty, product pollution, contractors’ professional and pollution liability, complex site pollution liability, unsupported excess along with auto and WC. Her environmental underwriting background allowed her to develop and manage existing retail brokerage relationships throughout the Western region.
After 10 years of underwriting, Nancy expanded her insurance experience by joining a national Wholesale brokerage firm assuming the role of Vice President – Environmental Practice Leader. Her responsibilities included running the environmental liability and environmental casualty division, where she negotiated and secured competitive and comprehensive environmental insurance coverage for her Retail broker partners. She handled various brownfield redevelopment and environmental risks with a strong emphasis on risk management and detailed coverage analysis.
She is a founding member of Landmark E&S Insurance Brokers, LLC.
Doug Mangus | Partner
Doug Mangus is an environmental professional with 14 years of experience in the environmental insurance, environmental consulting, and resource management industries. Doug began his career as a Peace Corps volunteer, where he served in the Philippines as a Coastal Resource Manager. Through this experience, he gained an invaluable ability to adapt and problem solve under difficult conditions.
Prior to entering the insurance field, Mr. Mangus served as an Environmental Scientist and Project Manager with environmental consulting firms in Southern California. In these positions, he performed fieldwork and managed Phase I, Phase II and remediation projects for regional and Big Oil clients. Through this work, Doug developed the technical ability to quantify and understand complex environmental conditions. His insurance background started with underwriting environmental specialty lines for large national companies. Mr. Mangus then worked for a top 10 brokerage firm focusing on environmental insurance programs from the municipal level to the national level.
He is a founding member of Landmark E&S Insurance Brokers, LLC.
Fred Baron | Marketing Manager
Fred Baron is an Insurance Sales and Marketing professional. Fred has 30+ years of Marketing and New Business development experience. This experience was fostered through corporate employment and as an entrepreneur. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and is a Licensed Insurance Agent and Broker. Fred worked as a Marketing Manager at Legends Environmental Insurance services for 7 years and a Marketing Specialist at Insurance Office of America.
Fred has over 8 years’ experience in developing new business opportunities in the environmental space with the following focus: Environmental Impairment Liability(EIL), Contractors Pollution Liability(CPL), Professional Liability(Environmental).
Terri Bailey | Account Manager
Terri has over 25 years’ experience in company underwriting, wholesale and retail broker support positions from major carriers to local retailers in Environmental, Catastrophe (Wind) and Management Liability. She has held positions including account assistant, account manager, remote desktop/network support, accounts receivable, and underwriting technician. With one other person, Terri opened a branch office of a small start-up wholesale broker, then managed operations solo for several years. Currently, she provides support to Landmark partners and production team members.
Gisela Contreras | Account Manager
Gisela has 20 years of retail commercial Insurance experience. She has specialized working with contractors including a wide variety of exposures in all lines of coverage with extensive knowledge and experience focusing on Business Auto fleets and Workers Compensation. Gisela has attained both designations as a (CIC) Certified Insurance Counselor and (CISR) Certified Insurance Service Representative. She has been licensed since 1997 and was a commercial Insurance marketing representative for over 15 years handling all aspects of new and renewal commercial business including small business underwriting, as well as rating online with all major carrier platforms.