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Former W.Va. Gov. Caperton Joins Insurance Broker


  Former West Virginia Gov. Gaston Caperton has been appointed as a senior adviser to an insurance broker.

USI Insurance Services says in a news release that Caperton will help strengthen the company’s client base in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia and seek new areas of investment.

Caperton will be based out of USI’s Charleston office.

Caperton served two terms as governor starting in 1989 and spent 13 years as president of the College Board. Before serving as governor, he led the McDonough Caperton Insurance Group.

USI is based in Valhalla, New York, and operates more than 100 offices nationwide. It has six locations in West Virginia, two in Kentucky and three in Virginia.