Merchants Expands to Birmingham

June 17, 2021

Merchants Bonding Company announces the addition of Emma Barrett as the leader of its new contract underwriting office in Birmingham, Alabama. Emma will join Merchants on June 28, 2021 as a Sr. Contract Underwriter.

Emma has more than 15 years of experience servicing agencies in Alabama, most recently as a Surety Underwriting Specialist at FCCI Insurance Group where she was responsible for building a new territory and establishing a diverse portfolio of contract accounts. She began her surety career with Travelers in 2005 and is a graduate of the University of Alabama.

"I am looking forward to joining the Merchants Bonding team and growing its presence in Alabama and Mississippi. Merchants' common sense approach is unique and I'm excited about the new underwriting opportunities it will provide," says Barrett.

The Birmingham office will cover Alabama and Mississippi and is part of Merchants' South Region.