Venture Insurance Programs has revealed a new insurance program for community and social services, including nonprofits and for-profits, with former GuideOne underwriter Erin Crawford Peterson as practice leader.

Erin Crawford Peterson – Venture

West Chester, Pennsylvania-based administrator Venture said that the new Community Care program will be written on an admitted and non-admitted basis through three carriers rated A or better by AM Best. 

Community Care provides liability, property, auto, inland marine, crime and umbrella coverage.

The program is for business including community services, counseling and treatment centers, food and nutrition services, residential facilities and shelters, sports and recreation, education, arts and culture, animal related, and associations and clubs.

Before joining Venture, Peterson served as nonprofit and human service commercial underwriter for GuideOne Insurance in Des Moines, Iowa. She has also served as senior underwriter of large nonprofit organisations for Philadelphia Insurance Companies, overseeing a $15mn book of business.

Venture was founded in 1993 and serves industries including golf and country clubs, city and social clubs, fitness facilities, health clubs, spas, hunting and fishing lodges and marine risks. 

Its underwriting alliances include Chubb, Allianz, USLI, Zurich North America and Lloyd’s.