MarketStance Names Elston to Business Development Post

William Elston, an 18-year specialty, programs and underwriting insurance veteran, has joined MarketStance as Director of Business Development. MarketStance provides market and exposure information and analytical consulting services for the US insurance industry.

Middletown, CT (PRWEB) June 2, 2005 -- William Elston has joined MarketStance as Director of Business Development for the business information and analytical services firm that specializes in support for the US insurance industry.

Mr. Elston is an eighteen-year veteran of the property/casualty insurance industry in personal and specialty lines underwriting and as a producer with a general agency.

In the newly-created position, Mr. Elston is responsible for growing revenues and advancing relationships with both new and existing customers. MarketStance develops database products that are purpose-built for insurance company applications. The data include information on commercial property/casualty exposures, by-line premiums, loss ratios, business demographics and market growth. MarketStance ( also performs custom analytical work for carriers in such areas as distribution capacity assessment. Mr. Elston will be based in Middletown, Connecticut.

Mr. Elston most recently served with Simsbury-based Chubb Specialty in financial institution and insurance agentsí E&O underwriting, and in management. Prior to that role, he was vice president of Elston, Inc. of Columbia, Maryland, a general agency brokerage for the long haul trucking industry. He also served as a personal lines underwriter with USF&G Insurance and Firemanís Fund Insurance.

A registered professional liability underwriter (RPLU), Mr. Elston earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

About MarketStance
MarketStance ( integrates economic and business demographics with insurance data to provide an up-to-date market information resource for firms operating in the insurance market. The company additionally provides highly skilled analytical consulting services that are enhanced by an in-depth understanding and experience in insurance.

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