August 30, 2017

La Jolla, CA (August 30, 2017) – Palomar Specialty Insurance Company, a leading catastrophe insurance carrier, today announced the appointment of Britt Morries as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). 

As CTO, Mr. Morries will lead technology strategy, development and execution across the organization.  He will also assume management responsibility for existing technical platforms, IT standards and vendor management.

“We are thrilled to welcome Britt to the Palomar team.  With a proven track record for successfully developing and executing technology initiatives and driving innovation across a range of industries including Insurance, Britt is well-suited to strengthen Palomar’s position as a leading catastrophe insurer,” said Palomar CEO Mac Armstrong.

Mr. Morries has spent the past 25 years in technology leadership positions, including senior management positions at reinsurance intermediaries John B. Collins Associates and Aon Benfield.  Most recently, Mr. Morries was the Chief Technology Officer of a Minneapolis-based fitness technology company, where he oversaw the company’s product development teams for both software and hardware engineering, as well as managing production, ongoing development and support of those products.

About Palomar Specialty Insurance Company

Palomar Specialty Insurance Company ( is a catastrophe insurer that focuses on earthquake, hurricane, flood and wind-exposed multi-peril homeowners business in catastrophe-exposed states including California, Oregon, Washington, Texas and Hawaii. The company is an admitted carrier in 23 states. Palomar has an A.M. Best financial strength rating of “A-” (Excellent).