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Island Insurance appoints Beverly Ament as Executive Vice President, Underwriting Services Division

Island Insurance, the state’s largest locally owned property and casualty (P&C) insurance carrier, has appointed Beverly Ament as Executive Vice President, Underwriting Services Division. In her newly titled position, she will continue to serve as the company’s Chief Underwriting Officer and division manager responsible for all underwriting and related services.

Ament has nearly 40 years of experience in the insurance industry. She is the first woman to be appointed Executive Vice President in the company’s history and is one of the highest ranking women in Hawaii’s property and casualty insurance industry.

“Under Bev’s leadership, Island has experienced stellar results across both personal and commercial insurance areas,” said John Schapperle, President and Chief Executive Officer of Island Insurance. “Her many contributions have been instrumental to our recognition as one of the top 50 property and casualty insurers in the nation.”

Ament received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of Northern Colorado and is a graduate of St. Andrew’s Priory for Girls.

Active in industry organizations, Ament is a member of the Building Industry Association of Hawaii, Construction Financial Management Association, General Contractors Association, the Hawaii Surety Association and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers. She is also a board member of the Palolo Chinese Home.

Island Insurance Company, Ltd. is Hawaii’s largest locally-owned insurance carrier, offering a full range of property and casualty protection. Founded in downtown Honolulu, Island Insurance has been serving Hawaii’s families and businesses for over 75 years and is the only Hawaii-based company to be recognized as one of the Top 50 property & casualty insurer in the nation by the Ward Group for nine consecutive years. Island Insurance holds a financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent) from A.M. Best Company. For more information, visit

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