Distinguished Programs Adds Sales Executive Roles

Linda Picha and Beth Fulton have been hired as Regional Sales Executives by Distinguished Programs, a national insurance program manager. Picha will oversee broker relationships in Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Washington, while Fulton will oversee broker relationships in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Source: Distinguished Programs | Published on October 19, 2022

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"We're proud to have someone of Beth and Linda's caliber join our team," noted Kurt Meister, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Distinguished Programs. "Adding such industry experts is central to Distinguished's continued growth and to providing robust and beneficial insurance industry products nationally. We are excited to introduce their unparalleled expertise to brokers in these territories."
Picha and Fulton will work with agents and brokers to select insurance coverage for clients across the full range of specialized products and services offered by Distinguished, including high limit umbrella insurance options, in their new roles.

Picha comes to Distinguished with more than 30 years of insurance experience, most recently as Sales Manager and Producer at Risk Placement Services. She has worked in the insurance industry in a variety of capacities, including underwriting and sales management roles at Liberty Mutual and Ace, as well as production roles at Aon, Marsh, and Willis. Picha received her bachelor's degree in marketing from Miami University. Her home base is in Minnesota.

Fulton comes to us with over 18 years of insurance experience, most recently as the Director of Marketing for Zenith Insurance Company's Central Region. She has worked in underwriting, business development, and compliance, as well as retail and reinsurance placements. She received her bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of North Texas. Fulton holds the National Alliance's Associate in Reinsurance and Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter designations. Her home base is in Austin, Texas.

Concerning Distinguished Programs

Distinguished Programs is a leading national insurance program manager specializing in Real Estate, Community Associations, Hotels, and Restaurant insurance.