Francie Stocking has been named Chief Executive Officer for Western Risk Insurance. Stocking previously served in leadership roles at Western Risk for 12 years, most recently as Chief Operations Officer.
Perry Noonan, long-time CEO of the Las Vegas-based Western Risk Insurance, is retiring as CEO and is stepping away from the company’s day-to-day operations.
Noonan and his wife, Carrol Noonan, founded the insurance agency almost 30 years ago beginning with personal lines of insurance and developing the firm into the full-service insurance brokerage it is today.
Both Perry and Carrol Noonan will retain their seats as Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Western Risk Insurance.
Perry Noonan endorsed Stocking’s expertise and her ability to lead the company as CEO. “Francie Stocking is an ideal choice as CEO of our company,” said Noonan, who has mentored her during her entire insurance career. “She has a true knack for knowing coverage and how to advise our clients to protect their assets. She is a leader who has created a great team of producers and customer service agents.”
The goal at Western Risk Insurance is to make insurance a “non-issue.” Western Risk Insurance is a Trusted Choice Agency recognized by the Independent Insurance Agents of America. Other executives on the company’s management team include Susan Bauman, President; Mark Coolman, Executive Vice President-Special Projects and Vida Lin, Vice President.
Stocking has received many awards and accolades for her work in the industry and community. She was named the Las Vegas Insurance Professional in 2008. Stocking — CISR, CPIW, CRIS, CAS, CIC — relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada from Pocatello, Idaho in 1999 and has two decades’ professional experience with expertise in underwriting and sales.
She has earned the Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR), Certified Professional Insurance Woman (CPIW), Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS), Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CISR) and Certified Counselor (CIC) designations.
She served as Nevada Council Director, Scholarship Committee Chairperson and as a Board of Director for the Las Vegas Insurance Professionals (NAIW), and is active with the Institute of Real Estate Managers and Certified Commercial Investment Managers Association.
Stocking has served as president for the Independent Insurance Agents of Southern Nevada. She is a Platinum member Representative and past Board of Director for the Nevada State Apartment Association. She is currently on the Board of Directors for Civil Service Employers Agent’s Association (CSEAA) and is a past president.
Stocking’s focus is on Property/Casualty specifically in the multi-housing industry. She has developed relationships and products with regional carriers to meet the needs of her clients.
Western Risk Insurance has offered services for more than 25 years. Dedicated to the multi-housing industry, the agency serves over 1,000 apartment communities and home owner associations. The company serves Nevada, Arizona, California and Utah.
Through partnerships with top carriers, the team of 16 associates offer a variety of insurance products including home, auto, business, directors & officers, errors & omissions, crime, cyber liability, surety and health & life.
Western Risk Insurance is headquartered at 3140 South Rainbow Boulevard, Suite 400 in Las Vegas and may be reached at (702) 368-4217 or email@example.com