PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services, a California-based managing general agent and Lloyds cover holder, has appointed Jeff Sharer as business development executive in New Jersey.
In his new role, Sharer will direct sales and marketing initiatives across all distribution channels, working with retail brokers, project developers, alternative energy investors, banks and others to develop and manage new business opportunities for the PowerGuard team.
Based in New Jersey, he will report directly to PowerGuard’s managing principal, Mike McMullen.
Sharer comes to PowerGuard with more than 15 years of business development, product development, legal, insurance underwriting, risk management and operations experience.
Before joining PowerGuard, Sharer was most recently a managing director at APX, Inc. where he was responsible for developing unique products and services for the renewable energy sector.
Prior to APX, Jeff oversaw hazard risk management for Goldman Sachs and the firm’s owned investment entities, including Cogentrix Energy and Horizon Wind Energy.
PowerGuard is a managing general ggent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in the design and underwriting of unique insurance and risk management solutions for wind, solar and other alternative energy companies.