William Brecht, President/Owner/Founder - Bill began his career with Empire Fire & Marine in 1961 and moved through all facets of the organization before being named Executive Vice President. He left the company in 1984 to join Hull & Company, Inc. in Ft. Lauderdale as its Executive Vice President. While there, Bill opened several offices in Dallas, Honolulu, San Diego & Omaha. In 1990, he moved to California to become President of Hull & Company California. In 1995 Bill joined E.W. Blanch Company, a well known reinsurance intermediary, as Executive Vice President. While overseeing their entrance into the Wholesale/Broker MGA, Bill was also involved in their program development area working with Reinsurance Brokers and Program Administrators. In 2001 following E.W. Blanch's sale to Benfield Reinsurance Brokers, Bill decided it was time to develop a family owned MGA operating in the State of Texas. Thus Brecht & Associates was founded. Bill has been on the NAPSLO Board of Directors, was one of the Co-Founders of California Insurance Wholesaler’s Association (CIWA) and served on the Board of Directors and as President of CIWA.