June 3, 2024

Reliance Partners Welcomes Paul Stenmark as Chief Financial Officer

Paul Stenmark headshot. Reliance Partners CFO

Reliance Partners announces a new addition to the leadership team.  

Chattanooga, TN – June, 3, 2024 – Reliance Partners, a leading commercial insurance provider, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Paul Stenmark as the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Stenmark joins Reliance Partners with a wealth of experience, previously serving as the VP, Controller Central/West Region at NFP, where he played a pivotal role during a period of hyper-growth over the past four years. 

In his new role as CFO, Paul Stenmark will be instrumental in guiding Reliance Partners’ financial strategy and operations. He will be transitioning to our Chattanooga office headquarters full-time from his current residence in Gilbert, AZ. Stenmark’s extensive background and proven track record in financial management make him a valuable addition to the Reliance Partners team. 

“We are excited to welcome Paul Stenmark to our executive team as our new Chief Financial Officer,” said Andrew Ladebauche, CEO of Reliance Partners. “Paul’s deep expertise and leadership will be an asset as we continue to drive growth and innovation in the commercial insurance industry.” 

Chad Eichelberger, President of Reliance Partners, added, “Paul’s appointment reflects our commitment to recruiting top talent and ensuring the strength of our leadership team. His experience will enhance our ability to deliver exceptional value to our clients and partners.” 

In addition to this appointment, Reliance Partners is pleased to announce the transition of Thom Albrecht to the role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Albrecht, who previously served as both CFO and CRO, will now focus exclusively on revenue generation and business development initiatives. 

As Chief Revenue Officer, Thom Albrecht will expand his responsibilities to include working closely with producers on enterprise opportunities and coordinating events in cities where Reliance Partners has a strong presence. Albrecht’s dedication and strategic vision will further strengthen Reliance Partners’ position as a leader in the commercial trucking and transportation insurance market. 

“We are confident that Thom’s transition to Chief Revenue Officer will drive continued success and growth for Reliance Partners,” said Ladebauche. “His leadership and expertise has played a key role in fostering relationships with both prospects and existing clients and we are sure he will do the same with further enhancing our reputation as a trusted insurance partner.” 

Please join us in welcoming Paul Stenmark to Reliance Partners and congratulating Thom Albrecht on his new role as Chief Revenue Officer. 

About Reliance Partners: 

Chattanooga-based Reliance Partners is America’s fastest-growing, privately-held insurance agency focused on the transportation and logistics space. Incorporated by a team of former transportation industry executives, Reliance leverages its specialized expertise to provide full spectrum risk management support and a one-of-a-kind customer service experience. The company has been awarded Best Workplace by Inc. magazine every year since 2016, voted 8th Best Workplace in America by Fortune magazine, named one of the most innovative and disruptive companies in freight by Freight.Tech100, and ranked Top 10 private companies in the U.S. for fastest growth according to 

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