Alison Beshar ~ Bio

Alison Beshar, AIS, AAI, ACSR
Property & Casualty Division

Alison Beshar is Senior Vice President and Commercial Lines Manager for the Property and Casualty Division of Meeker Sharkey & Hurley, Cranford office.  She is responsible for managing a team of professionals as well as handling a book of middle market accounts and new business placements for the agency.  In addition, Alison manages carrier relationships in order to provide the best possible insurance solutions for our clients.

Before joining Meeker Sharkey & Hurley, Alison worked for Willis North America for ten (10) years. Her most recent position was as Assistant Vice President, Team Leader, and Sr. Client Manager for a large book of diversified Commercial Property and Casualty accounts which included financial services, manufacturing, technology, construction, non-for-profit organizations, and transportation risks. Prior to joining Willis, Alison worked for Marsh, Inc. in Atlanta and New York as Client Advocate on reverse flow and global accounts. She has close to thirty years (30) of experience in the insurance industry.

Alison holds the following designations:  Associate in Insurance Services (AIS), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Accredited Customer Service Representative – Commercial (ACSRC) and Associate in General Insurance (AINS).  Alison is currently working towards the Associates in Risk Management (ARM). She is also a member of the Association of Professional Insurance Women. Alison is a graduate of Shorter University in Rome, GA where she earned her Bachelor of Business Administration.

Alison is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. However, she has lived in New Jersey for over twenty years and currently resides in Cranford, NJ.