Take1 Insurance Expands Offerings for the Entertainment Industry; Appoints Marcus Paxton Vice President

Leading entertainment industry insurance solutions provider Take1 Insurance (www.take1insurance.com), a division of U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc. (http://www.usrisk.com), today announced the introduction of expanded insurance products for the entertainment industry and the appointment of industry veteran Marcus Paxton to the position of Vice President, reporting to Take1 Executive Vice President and Program Director Scott Carroll.

“Today’s increasingly complex entertainment industry requires a greater degree of specialized insurance coverage options than ever before,” Carroll said today.  “As the entertainment industry’s trusted source of insurance solutions, Take1 has listened carefully to our customers over the last several years to better understand the complexity of their needs.  As a result, we are now prepared to expand the solutions we offer our customers.”

According to Carroll, Take1 Insurance now has underwriting authority for shell, touring, and live events — in addition to its current underwriting capabilities.

“Furthermore,” Carroll said, “Take1 is taking the very significant step of appointing industry veteran Marcus Paxton to the position of Vice President, based in our Dallas, Texas office. Marcus has extensive entertainment industry experience that will strengthen our ability to meet the long-term needs of our rapidly growing and expanding customer base.”

Indeed, Marcus Paxton brings over 18 years of professional experience in the insurance industry to his new position at Take1 Insurance. Previously, including ten years at the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (Allianz), where he held executive and underwriting roles in the High Net Worth Personal Lines and Commercial Entertainment Division. Prior to this he served for eight years as an Underwriter at the Atlantic Mutual Companies. 

Marcus Paxton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Longwood University in Virginia.  He can be reached directly at 214-265-4934 or marcus.paxton@Take1insurance.com.