George Khalid Retirement

Venture Underwriters

October 1, 2020 -- After more than 50 years in the insurance industry, George Khalid has announced his retirement. George has seen many changes and touched the lives of countless industry professionals and organizations throughout his career, spanning more than five decades.

George has spent the last 10 years with Venture Underwriters, Inc. and has played an integral role in developing Venture into the company it is today. He will be greatly missed by his fellow teammates and the brokers he worked with across the country. As many of you know, George loves good wine, travel, and enjoying time with his family and friends. He has a full bucket list to embark on, and we wish him all the best as he fills his wine cellar and plans his adventures around the world.

With George's departure, the Venture Underwriters team is prepared to ensure your business continues as usual. Elmer Jones, SVP with Venture Underwriters, will oversee the east coast underwriting team. Elmer has more than 34 years of experience in the industry. He boasts a wealth of underwriting knowledge, experience, and success. His goal is to continue building upon Venture's reputation of superior service and product offerings as he looks forward to taking on this new leadership role. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact any of the following:

Michael Johnson - Senior Vice President
415-638-4474 |
Napa, CA

Elmer Jones – Senior Vice President
404-528-1804 |
Atlanta, GA