Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. (AUI) is pleased to welcome Dustin Hickman to the Brokerage Department as a Casualty Broker. Dustin joins the AUI organization as part of the Energy Practice Group, specializing in heavy casualty accounts including the oil and gas business.
“Dustin grew up in the oil and gas industry. Therefore, he brings a different perspective to our industry. Agents will rely on his expertise to help them place new and renewal business involving: Oil & Gas, Construction, General Casualty, Excess, and Pollution,” said Mark Arnold, Director of Brokerage.
Prior to joining Appalachian Underwriters, Inc., Dustin was on a casualty team working for another wholesaler with a similar focus.
Dustin graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Louisiana Monroe. While attending ULM, Dustin was President of the Campus Activities Board, as well as a member of the Risk Management and Insurance Society and Financial Management Association. In addition, Dustin holds professional designations related to surplus lines insurance as an Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) and the energy business as an Energy Risk Insurance Specialist (ERIS).