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Terry Walsh Joins Renaissance as National Director of Sales and Market Development


INDIANAPOLIS (May 21, 2015) – Renaissance, a leading ancillary insurance carrier of customizable dental and vision plans, has hired insurance industry veteran Terry Walsh as national director of sales and market development.
Walsh will be responsible for exploring growth opportunities for Renaissance’s group insurance sales in new markets. Additionally, he will leverage his industry expertise to improve the company’s direct-selling group practice and will be an integral part of the hiring and training process as the company continues to expand its regional sales force. He will be based in the corporate Renaissance headquarters in Indianapolis.
“Renaissance is a nimble, ancillary carrier poised for tremendous growth,” said Walsh. “It’s an exciting time to join this dynamic organization and I look forward to contributing to its continued success in new markets.”
Walsh brings more than 30 years of insurance experience to Renaissance. He joins the company from Guardian, where he was one of four regional vice presidents for 15 years. During his time at Guardian, Walsh established key broker relationships and was responsible for managing $60 million in non-medical insurance revenue from more than 11 sales offices across 15 states.
“Terry possesses a deep knowledge of the industry and is well-respected for his track record of developing successful group sales organizations,” said Jeff Kolesar, vice president of group sales and market development. “He will be a great addition to our sales leadership team as we continue to grow.”
Renaissance is a leading ancillary insurance provider well-known for its flexible and customizable dental and vision plans that offer extensive coverage of services, maximum choice and value, and hassle-free benefits for individuals and groups of any size. For more information, visit

About Renaissance Dental
Renaissance Dental is part of the Renaissance Family of Companies, which was founded in 1957 and has offices in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, and Tennessee. Collectively, Renaissance companies cover 11.6 million people with annual paid claims of $3 billion. Renaissance Dental provides quality and affordable dental insurance to organizations and individuals nationwide. Customizable dental options can be designed for groups as small as two enrollees. Renaissance Dental is the flagship product of Renaissance Life & Health Insurance Company of America and Renaissance Health Insurance Company of New York.
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