Fremont Insurance, a provider of property and casualty insurance services, has appointed Ashley Whitney of Harbor/Brenn Agencies in Petoskey to the company's agent's advisory council.

Ms Whitney has also been asked to serve on the recently formed technology committee. She currently serves as an adviser on the Fremont Insurance.

The Fremont Insurance Company Agent’s Advisory Council is made up of a group of experienced agents representing both large and small agencies from across the state. The goal of the council is to represent the interests of agencies and provide agents with an opportunity to offer perspective on issues related to new initiatives and services.

The technology committee is a new initiative of Fremont Insurance. This subcommittee of the board of directors was created to help the company evaluate and implement new technologies that will help the company improve communications and offer new services to agents and customers.

Kurt Dettmer, vice president of marketing for Fremont Insurance, said: Ashley’s contribution to the insurance industry is well known across the state and we are excited to have an individual like her, who shares our commitment to providing the best possible service to our agencies and customers across the state.