Bratrud appoints Corporate Treasurer

Bratrud Middleton has appointed Kip W. Vandeventer as Corporate Treasurer and Senior Vice President of Finance.

In his new capacity, he is also manager of the Bond Department.

Vandeventer has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry.

He joined Bratrud Middleton in 1999 in the Tacoma office as an insurance agent producing new business and servicing existing commercial insurance and bond accounts.

He was appointed Vice President in the Commercial Insurance Division in 2000.

Prior to joining Bratrud, he produced and serviced many accounts in Montana and Wyoming, and continues to do so.

Vandeventer began his career with the United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company in 1976.

He has been active in the surety industry and has served as Regional Vice President, National Membership Chairman, and on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Surety Bond Producers.

He has a business degree from Carroll College and has completed a variety of insurance-related schools and courses.

Bratrud Middleton Insurance is the largest, privately owned, insurance brokerage in the state of Washington, providing insurance, surety bonds, advisory, and other financial services to over 40,000 consumers and businesses.