NAPLES, FL (August 10, 2015) – Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners), one of the Top 100 largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the U.S., announces the appointment of Dave Anderson as Commercial Risk Advisor in its Naples, FL office.

Dave joins BKS-Partners from Brown and Brown, where he focused on advising clients on their commercial property and casualty insurance programs. He brings nearly a decade of experience in risk management and insurance consulting.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dave to our Commercial Risk Management Team in Naples,” says Garrett Gardi, Managing Advisor for BKS-Partners. “Dave’s commercial insurance expertise in the marine, hospitality and healthcare industries will position our firm to better serve clients in Southwest Florida.”

As Commercial Risk Advisor, Dave is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of each client’s unique property and casualty insurance and risk management program. With the context of a client’s risk appetite, he analyzes loss costs, exposure growth, severity risk, and client objectives to structure the optimal risk financing program. Dave will work closely with the BKS-Partners Risk Mitigation and Analytics teams to drive optimal safety outcomes and provide best-in-class risk analytics.

“No professional endeavor gives me more pride than solving complex challenges for my clients,” Dave says. “In today’s continually evolving business world, risk is a moving target that requires an entire team of experts, who have value-added resources to manage, mitigate and transfer. I truly believe no other organization can execute this better than BKS-Partners and I am excited to show my community what BKS can provide for their property and casualty needs.”

Dave’s expertise includes:

Dave Anderson may be reached at 239-596-1592 or


About Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners

Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners) is an award-winning independent insurance brokerage firm providing private risk management, commercial risk management, employee benefits, and Vitality™ programs to clients wherever life takes them throughout the U.S. and internationally. One of the largest privately held firms in Florida, BKS-Partners takes a holistic and boutique approach to insurance architecture and risk management. The firm builds personalized client relationships and utilizes a proprietary process called RiskMapping™ to examine client lifestyles, passions, professions and business ventures. This innovative approach generates a 360° view of each client’s unique risk profile. BKS Holistic Protection™ is then custom designed, which provides integrated coverage for all areas of a client’s life. Headquartered in Tampa, with seven offices located throughout the state of Florida, BKS-Partners is driven to make a difference in the community, rewarding colleagues’ community involvement and supporting more than 40 charitable organizations.

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