Insurance company Brooke has appointed Leland Orr as president and CEO of the company. Mr Orr will replace Keith Bouchey, who is resigning from the company to pursue opportunities in the community banking market.
Mr Orr has been a director, CFO, treasurer and assistant secretary of the company and has been a director and officer of the company since its inception in 1986. He will resign as CFO, treasurer and assistant secretary of the company to assume the role of president and CEO and will continue to remain as the director of the company.
The company has also appointed Travis Vrbas as CFO, treasurer and assistant secretary and Carl Baranowski as senior vice president and general counsel.
Mr Vrbas has been director of internal audit at the company since January 2004. He has been with the since March 2003. Since joining the company, Mr Vrbas was responsible for the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance of the company and its subsidiaries.
Mr Baranowski has been senior counsel and corporate secretary of the company since September 2007 and will continue to remain as the corporate secretary of the company. Previously, he served as counsel for Jabil Circuit, an electronics manufacturing and design services provider with 75,000 employees and facilities in 20 countries.
Rob Orr, chairman and founder, said: Leland and I have worked diligently to build this organization, and I look forward to leveraging his knowledge, skills and leadership capabilities in his new role.