USI Insurance Services announced that Chris Swensen has been named property and casualty practice leader for its Salt Lake City, Utah, office.

In this role, Swensen is responsible for leveraging the USI ONE Advantage® to drive strategic growth and build new client relationships throughout Utah, and attract and maintain talented insurance professionals.

"Chris will be a huge asset to our team in our Salt Lake City office because of his ability to develop a strategic vision, which is supported by his leadership abilities and practical sales experience. In addition, his deep insurance expertise and passion for customer service will have a positive effect on growing the Utah market, and we are excited to have him join our region," said USI Mountain regional CEO, Donald Woods.

Swensen brings 18 years of insurance industry knowledge to the team, with vast experience in the property and casualty insurance business. He is a proven sales leader with a history of exceeding his goals throughout his career, and has trained numerous producers to achieve notable success. Swensen's experience expands a wide range of industry verticals including group captives, professional liability, workers' compensation and property and casualty.