Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Michael Benmosche Joins McNeil & Co.

February 10, 2013


CORTLAND, N.Y.McNeil & Co., a leading provider of insurance to specialty niche markets in 49 states, has hired Michael Benmosche, CIC, as national car wash program specialist. Benmosche is responsible for overseeing McNeil & Co.’s new Car Wash Insurance Program, a nationwide program that provides owners of full-serve, exterior and in-bay automatic car washes with various types of property, liability and automobile insurance coverage. McNeil began administering the program in August 2012.

Benmosche has more than 36 years of experience in the insurance industry and developed and administered the National Car Wash Insurance Program for the past 17 years.

“We are excited to add someone with Michael’s pedigree and experience to our company,” said Dan McNeil, president of McNeil & Co. “Hebrings unmatched knowledge of the insurance issues facing car wash owners and will help ensure our program meets the needs of our customers.”

Benmosche is currently treasurer of the New York State Car Wash Association.  He also serves on the Northeast Regional Convention Committee and has served on the Exhibitor Show Advisory Committee for the International Car Wash Association. He is also an instructor for the Car Wash College’s Management course on Safety.  He is past president of both the Albany Field Club and the Independent Insurance Agents of Albany. He is a past board member of the Mid-Atlantic Car Wash Association and a past state director of the Independent Insurance Agent Association of New York.

“I look forward to continuing to build the national car wash program with a great partner in McNeil & Company,” Benmosche said. “With the McNeil name and reputation behind it, the program has an outstanding future.”

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About McNeil & Company:Founded in 1989 in Cortland, N.Y., McNeil & Co., Inc. is a leading provider of insurance programs and risk management services for specialty markets nationwide. Specifically established to create and deliver a higher value service, McNeil offers exceptional programs tailored to meet the diverse needs of its clients. More than 100 team members administer programs that include Emergency Services Insurance Program (ESIP) for fire and emergency organizations, Ambulance Services Insurance Program (ASIP) for private ambulance services, HOMed for home medical equipment dealers, FireWatch for fire equipment distributors and fire protection contractors, WildPRO for contract wildland firefighters, AdvenSure for the outdoor recreation market, and a Car Wash Insurance Program for the car wash industry. In November 2012, McNeil & Co. acquired Trinity Insurance Services, a California-based agency that offers insurance to bars, taverns and night clubs.