Scott Insurance recently appointed three new Vice Presidents for the company: Chad Duke, Risk Advisor in Nashville, Tenn.; Barrett Plasman, Benefits Consultant in Greensboro, N.C.; and Jackson Vaughan, Risk Advisor in Knoxville, Tenn.
Duke joined Scott Insurance in 2009 as a Risk Advisor in Raleigh, N.C., and later moved to Tennessee to assist in the growth of the Nashville office. He serves as a risk management advocate for larger middle-market organizations, with specific focus in the agribusiness industry and partnering with employee-owned companies. Prior to joining Scott, Duke worked in corporate risk management with a national brokerage firm in Oklahoma City, Okla., and Charlotte, N.C. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Plasman joined Scott’s employee benefits practice in 2014. In his role as Benefits Consultant, he partners with companies to strategically address challenges surrounding group health plans and broader employee benefits programs and initiatives. Prior to joining Scott, Plasman worked for a privately-held company in the furniture industry where he was responsible for overall operations. His career also includes a decade of experience in the financial industry with two global financial services companies. He is a graduate of Davidson College and has obtained the Certified Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) professional designation through the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU).
Vaughan joined Scott in 2009 after obtaining a degree in risk management and finance from the University of Mississippi. He specializes in property and casualty insurance for mid-market companies, with an emphasis on workers’ compensation risk management and helping his clients improve their operations with effective risk transfer strategies. He is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), serves as a board member for the Mid-South Workers’ Comp Association, and is actively involved with the Knoxville chapter of Financial Executives International and the Knoxville Chamber.