Canal Insurance Company Adds to Leadership Team

Canal Insurance Company is pleased to welcome Jarrell Hall, assistant vice president – marketing & business development, and Linda Lewis, assistant vice president – casualty claims, to the leadership team.

Jarrell-HallMr. Hall assumes the responsibility for overseeing all marketing activities and development of general agent relationships. He joins Canal from CNA, where he spent four years leading the implementation of an excess liability and umbrella underwriting unit in Alabama. Prior to CNA, he spent 19 years with Chubb, where he held progressive leadership positions in both marketing and underwriting. Mr. Hall holds the designation of Certified Professional Insurance Agent.


Linda-LewisMs. Lewis takes over responsibility for all commercial auto and general liability claims and special investigations. Prior to joining Canal, she worked for Travelers for seven years as the Atlanta claim center field product line manager for business and personal auto claims, and for Safeco in increasingly responsible claim leadership roles for nearly 20 years. Before beginning her career in the insurance industry, Ms. Lewis honorably served as an officer in the United States Army. She also holds the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designation.


David J. Firstenberg, president and CEO noted, “We are pleased that Jarrell and Linda have joined Canal. Their impressive backgrounds and accomplishments in their disciplines are a great addition to our current leadership team.”


About Canal Insurance Company
Rated A- by A.M. Best, Canal Insurance Company has specialized in providing insurance to commercial trucking and specialty transportation insureds through selected professional agents for more than 75 years. Visit for other news and information.