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Industry Segment Focus

Our Advantage BOP is available for more than 20 classes and can include Commercial Auto, Inland Marine, Workers’ Compensation and Umbrella for most classes. We offer the coverage you need:

  • Contractors Premier Coverage Endorsement (Contractors Equipment Rental Reimbursement,  Loss Key Consequential, Blanket Waiver of Subrogation; view details)
  • Contractors E&O
  • EPLI
  • Data Compromise & Cyber
  • And much, much more

Which classes to target:

Most single-item installation and
service-oriented contractors:

  • Appliance & accessories installation
  • Carpet, rug, furniture or upholstery cleaning
  • Floor covering installation (not tile or stone)
  • Furniture & fixtures installation in offices or stores
  • House furnishings installation
  • Interior decorators

Several non-building contractors:

  • Driveway, parking areas or sidewalk (paving or repaving)
  • Landscape gardening
  • Lawn sprinkler installation


Some licensed artisan contractors:

  • Electrical work within buildings
  • Heating or combined heating & A/C
  • Painting – interior buildings
  • Plumbing – commercial or residential

What we shy away from:

  • General contractors
  • Work over 2 stories high
  • Contractors whose annual revenue includes more than 10% from work on new construction residential buildings

Sign up for our June 23 workshop on Contractors! Details below.

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Getting to the Core

This month’s topic: Contractors

Join us for our second 20-minute webinar, Thursday, June 23 1 p.m. Central. You viewed the highlights above – now dig deeper into the easier and most profitable classes to write. 

Chris McQuilkin our Chief Underwriting Officer will be leading this informative session.

Join the workshop

Newest Innovation
BOP Appetite Guide

We've added a new online BOP Appetite Guide on our Core Commercial product page, where you can search for any type of business that Core Commercial writes and find the SIC and NAICS codes. Check it out for yourself! Scroll down to the green button, Core Commercial Advantage BOP Appetite Guide. You'll see how seamlessly this tool helps you review and quote our products.

Heart in Hand

Working together to help our customers

Ready to reopen your office? Got clients who are about to re-open? Check out our resource page, with new additions including OSHA guidance for various verticals, CDC and WHO updates, loss control toolkits and more.


June Training

Learn How to Quote & manage your agency on Arrowhead Exchange, from A to Z 

Producers and account managers, join us Thursday, June 30, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Central to learn how to use our online portal plus details on all our NEW upgrades. This 30-45-minute webinar includes Q&A. You’ll learn:

  • How to rate, quote and bind qualified BOPs online
  • How to obtain policy output
  • Servicing resources
Register for Webinar
Family Link

Meet the Family

Several times a year, we’ll introduce you to another member of our “family” in case you have clients in these markets.

American Specialty Insurance provides insurance products, claims management and risk services to clients in the sports, leisure and entertainment industries. From amusement parks, zoos, festivals and concerts to movie theaters, fitness studios, casinos and performing arts centers, American Specialty covers them all. They offer more than 50 specialized Property & Casualty and Accident & Health insurance programs from carriers rated “excellent” or higher by A.M. Best. Meet CMO Spencer Batt and learn more about the company in this short video.


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Questions? Contact your business development leader.



Northern CA, NV, CO
Michele Mayer

Southern CA, AZ
Beth O'Reardon,

Brett Barnsley

Vivian Carballo-Brown

Alonzo Dunn