Josh Pillsbury

Josh is a passionate insurance sales leader and entrepreneur with a track record of business building. He began his career at Hudson Insurance Group, a New York based Fairfax company, holding the title of Senior Underwriter and overseeing the Midwestern E&S property portfolio. He was the lead underwriter on numerous Fortune 100 companies and global REITs, with individual accounts exceeding over $25 million GWP annually. In 2017, he co-founded of the Vancouver based insurtech, Insura Solutions, a commercial lines underwriting automation solution, and held the title of CEO when they were acquired by APOLLO in June 2019. Most recently, he was a finalist at the Insurance Business Canada Awards for 2020’s Business Development Manager of the Year and held the position of Vice President, Partnerships at APOLLO insurance. Recent achievements include co-founding their retail distribution channel, which acquired over 15,000 new policyholders in the first 12 months of operation. Josh holds a Bachelor of Science with Distinction from the University of British Columbia.

Insurance

The Basics of Course of Construction (COC) Insurance

As a builder, general contractor or property developer, you already know that there are many different types of hazards at a job site. As a result, you also know that Course of Construction (COC) insurance is important.

read more
Insurance

The Basics of Errors and Omissions Insurance Explained

Errors and omissions insurance (E&O) is a type of professional liability insurance that protects companies, their workers, and other professionals against claims of inadequate work or negligent actions.

read more
Insurance

Why is it Important For Technology Companies to Have Cyber Insurance?

Technology companies face many unique risks which are not covered under traditional insurance policies.

read more
Protect

What does it mean to work with an independent insurance broker?

If you're shopping for insurance, you may be wondering whether it's better to work with an independent broker or a larger brokerage group. There are pros and cons to both, but ultimately it comes down to your business goals and what fits your unique needs.

read more
Protect

What risks do HVAC manufacturers face, and how can they be mitigated?

No business is immune to risks, but by taking proactive steps to manage those risks, you can help protect your HVAC manufacturing business. Insurance is one important tool that can help mitigate the financial impact of claims should they occur.

read more
Insurance

Equipment Breakdown Insurance - Does My Business Really Need It?

Equipment breakdown Insurance, or sometimes referred to as Boiler & Machinery Insurance, is vital for businesses in Canada. It helps protect against the costs of repairs and replacement of equipment that breaks down, as well as proximate lost business income.

read more
Insurance

Construction Insurance BC

If you are looking for a BC construction insurance broker, then look no further. We provide construction insurance to any business that is building commercial property.

read more
Insurance

Wrap Up Insurance: An Easy Way to Manage Construction Project Liability

Buy car insurance online from Wrap Up Insurance. We offer a range of insurance products to suit your needs.

read more
Insurance

The Basics of Commercial Insurance for HVAC Contractors

As a business owner, you have unique risks that come with the territory. Understanding these risks and the various methods to mitigate them is critically important to the successful growth of your business.

read more
Protect

Three Risk Management Tips For Your Restaurant Business in 2022

With the world beginning to return to normal and clientele activity increasing daily, the last thing you need is an unexpected accident slowing you down.

read more
Insurance

Insuring Multifamily Apartment Buildings - How Can You Reduce Your Premiums?

If you’ve been an owner or developer of multi-family apartment buildings, you’ve had some serious frustrations over your premiums these last several years.

read more
Insurance

What is a soft or hard market in the insurance industry?

All industries undergo periods of market expansion and contraction, and the insurance industry is no different.

read more
Protect

What insurance should Canadian landlords consider?

Rental properties, whether a condo or a detached home, actually present much different risks than a typical owner-occupied residence.

read more
Insurance

Insurance for small businesses Canada - Summit Cover

Insurance for small businesses Canada has become necessary these days. If you are looking for the best insurance for small business Canada, you will find it here!

read more
Protect

How will commercial insurance be affected by rising interest rates?

With inflation at a 40 year high and looming interest rate hikes on the horizon, one might suspect commercial insurers are poised for a significant boost in profitability and limit rate increases.

read more
Protect

How much does property insurance cost? - Average Costs in 2022

While it may seem like there is no rhyme or reason to how your property insurance is priced, the answer is more objective than you might think.

read more
Protect

How much does business insurance cost? - Summit Cover

Variety of factors affect price you pay for business insurance. include types of services you provide, business size and amount of coverage you require.

read more