The fastest way to quote and bind property & casualty insurance

xagent gives agents single-entry market access to a variety of standard and surplus lines insurance carriers.

If you are a retail agent, then xagent is your solution for single-entry market access to a variety of standard and surplus lines insurance.

xagent provides a 50 state submission platform for you to expedite service for your commercial clients. By becoming a part of the xagent community, you are prepared to meet the changing needs of your insureds. A March 2016 report by McKinsey & Company entitled Small commercial insurance: A bright spot in the US property-casualty market concludes:

Shifting behavior of Small Business Owners towards online purchasing over the next 5 years means Agency carriers will have to innovate and agents must develop marketing and online customer-facing capabilities.

xagent was built to help you do much more than simply survive the industry trend towards online sales and disintermediation. It is your opportunity to lead the digital revolution by giving consumers the best of both worlds—an online experience backed by local expertise from you, their independent agent!

Executive Leadership

Bryan Baird

Bryan Baird
President and CEO

Bryan has successfully built and sold two highly regarded specialty underwriting & wholesale brokerage companies. In addition to providing the vision for growth and excellence, he is very active in the day-to-day management of the business. Bryan is a member of CHART, NAPSLO, PLUS, TMPAA, Vistage International and Legatus International. Bryan attended the Air Force Academy from 1990–94 and majored in Boxing.

John Ticer
COO/CTO

John has led multiple enterprise software companies to high growth and scale over a 25+ year career. His product leadership roles have ranged from Product Manager to SVP of Products, launching and repositioning product lines for maximum customer and company value, at companies that include IBM, Motorola, and NeuStar. John also held COO and CEO roles at two software companies, Stac Software and Bionetrix, and has helped multiple smaller software companies grow and raise capital as an advisor. He earned an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College, and MS and BS degrees in systems engineering from the University of Virginia.

Rian Girard

Rian Girard
CUO

Rian is the xagent Customer Service Manager and System Solutions Architect. He has served as Senior Vice President for Admiral and led the start-up for their online ADX Binding Authority division. Rian was responsible for the design and execution of a web-based, rate-quote-bind transactional platform for small liability risks: product and distribution development, IT systems, underwriting guidelines and operations. Rian also served in senior positions with MGA oversight at Zurich North America and AIG. He holds a BS from the University of Notre Dame.

Alex Gabriel

Alex Gabriel
Vice President of Sales

Alex is head of sales and leverages both his analytical and communication skills to help find solutions for our clients. Prior to joining xagent, Alex spent over 12 years in underwriting and sales for the insurance and mortgage industry for companies like Chase, Wells Fargo and K&B Underwriters. Alex received his BA in English from George Mason University.

Board of Directors

Terry Scali

Terry Scali is a xagent investor and he is currently EVP at NFP and CEO of NFP Property & Casualty Services, Inc. NFP is listed as a top 15 U.S. Agency / Broker.  With over 30 years of insurance experience, he guides P&C employees and offices across the U.S. in revenue-driving initiatives backed by best practices, technology developments and regional collaboration. Prior to NFP, Terry was CEO of Lapre Scali & Company Insurance Services, which NFP acquired in 2011. He also established and managed Milne Scali & Company Insurance Services, which he sold to BNC National Bank, where he was president and CEO of Insurance Operations. He earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Arizona.

Joe Lane

Joe Lane is a xagent investor and currently serves as a partner and Managing Director at Napier Park Global CapitalPrior roles include CEO of GE Technology Finance, President of IBM Credit Corporation, CEO of GATX Capital and Chairman of Sun Financial Corporation.  He currently serves and has served on multiple boards in Europe, Asia, and North America.  Joe is a Mentor with the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, and earned his BA at Yale.

Kenny McWilliams

Kenny McWilliams is an investor and currently serves as Associate General Counsel to Software AG USA, Inc., #1 Forrester ranked in Hybrid Integration.  Prior to joining Software AG, Kenny’s legal practice included transactions for companies such as the Carlyle Group, Thayer Capital Partners, KKR, Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, TPG Capital, Apax Partners, and Bain Capital.  Kenny was a Navy fighter pilot, and graduated from the Navy’s TopGun school.  He holds a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Mark Grosvenor

Mark Grosvenor is currently SVP and CTO of NFPPrior to NFP, Mark served as vice president of Professional Services and Support at Resolution EBS, program manager and regional delivery lead at GTECH, director of Consulting at Trilogy Software and manager at Andersen Consulting. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in operations management and management information systems from Texas A&M University.

Board of Advisors

David Lejeune

David Lejeune
IT & Marketing Strategy

CEO, OPUSfidelis, a strategic communications and marketing agency
Former CEO of IT companies
Adviser to IT CEOs

Daniel Heimlich

Daniel Heimlich
SMB Marketing

Director of Marketing, Blackboard, OPUSfidelis, Citrix & Netuitive

Rigg Mohler

Rigg Mohler
Fractional CFO

CFO and business advisory services for high-growth and venture-backed life science and software businesses

There is nothing better for an agent than xagent!

Think of xagent as your instant connection to nationally A rated carriers. Our system communicates directly with the quoting system of our partner carriers. As a result, you get bindable quotes faster than ever. You deliver optimum service for your clients. And you keep your commissions.