MONTGOMERY – Lawrence “Butch” Boland has joined Alabama Retail Comp, the state’s most cost-effective workers’ compensation fund for retailers and other small businesses, as a marketing representative.
Boland comes to Alabama Retail Comp with more than 45 years of insurance experience. Prior to joining Alabama Retail Comp on March 16, Boland worked at Travelers, J. Smith Lanier & Co. and American Resources Insurance Co. Inc.
“We are excited about the level of experience and knowledge Butch brings to Alabama Retail Comp,” said Alabama Retail Comp Fund Manager Mark Young.
Boland joins ARC Marketing and Agency Relations Director Boyd Edwards in promoting ARC’s workers’ compensation program through its network of independent insurance agents.
A certified professional insurance agent, or CPIA, Boland also is a current board member and past chairperson of the Alabama Insurance Planning Commission. He is a past member of the Associate Advisory Committee of the Alabama Independent Insurance Agents.
Boland resides in Huntsville with his wife, Bonnie. He has three children and five grandchildren. He volunteers at the Early Works Children’s Museum and the Huntsville Botanical Gardens.
ABOUT ALABAMA RETAIL COMP
Alabama Retail Comp is the self-administered, self-insured workers’ compensation fund sponsored by the Alabama Retail Association. The Alabama Retail Association represents retailers, the largest private employer in the state of Alabama, before the Alabama Legislature and the U.S. Congress. Its 4,000 independent merchant and national company members sell food, clothing, furniture and other general merchandise at more than 6,000 locations throughout Alabama. Almost all of the association’s members participate in Alabama Retail Comp, the state’s most stable, cost-effective workers’ compensation insurance program for retailers. The program is regulated by the Alabama Department of Labor and governed by a board of trustees who are fund participants. While ARC specializes in the retail industry, it also provides coverage to many employers in an array of different classifications of business.
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