Washington Casualty Company, a Coverys Member Company, Names New Vice President of Marketing

Maple Valley, WA - November 15, 2011 - 2015-10-21_1631.pngWashington Casualty Company (WCC), a provider of medical professional liability coverage and member company of Coverys, has promoted Cary Ecker to vice president of marketing. In his new role, Cary will manage the WCC office of Coverys, oversee new and existing business development and retention, and manage all agency relationships.

“We are thrilled to have Cary take on this responsibility,” said John R. Karlen, president and chief operating officer for MHA Insurance Company and WCC. “Cary has demonstrated outstanding leadership and expertise, as well as a great commitment to our WCC clients. We are confident he will help us continue to provide excellent service to our policyholders and agents.”

Cary joined WCC in June 2010 as a Senior Account Executive, servicing existing clients
and developing new accounts in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. He has 10 years of professional liability experience with a dental professional liability direct writer in the Pacific Northwest. There he was responsible for sales, marketing and risk management and played a key role in the management of claims, underwriting, reinsurance and regulatory issues. Cary has a Master of Science degree in Finance from Seattle University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Portland State University. He is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP).

Cary and his wife, Regina, reside in Duvall, Wash. with their two Siberian Huskies.

For more information please contact Mary Ursul at mursul@coverys.com or (517) 886-8380, or visit the company’s website at www.coverys.com.

About Washington Casualty Company

Washington Casualty Company (WCC) provides medical professional liability coverage to hospitals, healthcare facilities and physicians in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. WCC is a member of Coverys, one of the top 10 medical professional liability insurance providers in the country based on direct written premium. Coverys member companies insure more than 20,000 physicians, surgeons, dentists, certified nurse midwives and allied healthcare providers as well as nearly 500 hospitals, health centers and clinics in 22 states from coast to coast. Coverys has net admitted assets in excess of $3.0 billion as of December 31, 2010. Coverys member companies Medical Professional Mutual Insurance Company, ProSelect Insurance Company, MHA Insurance Company and Washington Casualty Company have a Best’s Rating of A- (Excellent). Other Coverys member companies include FinCor Solutions, a multi-line insurance agency, and the Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute, which focuses on clinical risk reduction, quality patient outcomes and education. Coverys as a whole is acknowledged as a leader in providing risk management and claim services to the healthcare community, and it offers risk management consultations and educational activities to healthcare providers across the country. For more information, visit the Coverys website at www.coverys.com.