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Accretive Adds Industry Experts To Synergy Team

Press Release
June 27, 2023

ORLANDO, FL, June 27, 2023 – Accretive Insurance Solutions, a nationwide collection of leading independent, niche-focused specialty and wholesale insurance providers and administrators, is proud to announce that Laura Ledbetter and Matthew Landess have joined the Synergy team. Synergy, an Accretive company, is a wholesale insurance intermediary dedicated to management and executive liability, including cyber and technology lines of coverage, as well as program development and a specialist in placing liability insurance for hard-to-place law firms.

Laura Ledbetter joins Synergy as Vice President of Business Development, West Coast. In this role, Ledbetter's primary focus will be working closely with retail agent partners, providing best-in-class coverage and consultation within the cyber/technology and professional liability space. Additionally, Ledbetter will be working on expanding Synergy's service offerings as the marketplace continues to rapidly change and the cyber coverage needs of clients evolves. Before joining Synergy, Ledbetter was the cyber product leader at AssuredPartners, assisting brokers to effectively cross-serve their clients and transfer cyber risk to high-performing insurance carriers.

"Leveraging Accretive's innovative tools, I am excited to have this opportunity to streamline and enhance the delivery of solutions to the clients of our broker-partners," said Ledbetter. "By expanding the efficiency of doing business with internal wholesalers and being open-minded to changes in the industry, Synergy will be an integral part of how broker provide exceptional service to their clients."

Matthew Landess joins Synergy as Vice President. Landess will focus on management and executive liability lines for the West and Mountain West regions. Before joining Synergy, Landess was a manager at Arch, overseeing a team of underwriters serving their Central region. In that role, Landess developed an extensive professional network of underwriters across different carriers and lines of business. He has extensive experience with public and private companies, as well as financial institutions. Between Landess' professional network and experience with multiple lines of coverage, he will facilitate Synergy's development of additional relationships with agents and carriers to drive the company's expansion and growth.

Landess explained, "I'm excited to be part of Synergy's dynamic team, as I'm looking forward to building out and expanding our retail agent network in the West region. We've had tremendous growth within Accretive wholesale, and the build-out of the West is another step aimed at double-digit organic growth."

Rob Roth, Executive Vice President of Wholesale for Accretive, shared, "Laura and Matthew are essential additions to our team; both have demonstrated a passion and expertise for driving growth." Roth continued, "Their combined expertise and professionalism will play a pivotal role in developing our practice throughout the West regions."

About Accretive

Accretive consists of 2,000+ experts spanning 46 states, with the mission of facilitating growth and innovation in the specialty, program, and wholesale insurance market. With a leadership team of industry-recognized innovators, Accretive organizations have an established track record of building ground-up solutions, differentiated product delivery, and industry specialization. For more information about Accretive, please email or visit