Transportation Expert Joins XPT Partners

February 10, 2021 – XPT Partners, a national specialty insurance distribution company, announced today the joining of excess transportation expert Alex Robles as Vice President and Senior Broker.  Alex will concentrate on excess transportation brokerage while also contributing to XPT’s National Transportation Practice Group.  Through XPT’s significant transportation platform and Alex’s expertise, nearly all commercial transportation coverages and classes of business can be provided to its retail agent & broker community.

With over 10 years of concentrated excess transportation experience, Alex began his insurance career working on a large excess transportation team.  Within 2 years Alex earned the title of broker, managing his own book of business. Alex’s most recent position was as Casualty Broker focused on the primary side of the business.  He also holds a Transportation Risk Specialist designation.

“A true transportation expert, Alex will be able to deliver unprecedented service and knowledge to clients through our in-house programs and brokerage markets.  We are committed to the growth of our brokerage team with our collaborative environment and the addition of top tier brokers while offering innovative products and a modern platform,” said Mark Smith, XPT Partners.

Alex is a Marine Corps and combat veteran who served for 4 years and was also part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Alex will be based in the Plano, Texas office.  Alex can be reached at 469.562.9898 or

About XPT Transportation

XPT Transportation is a full-service general agency and surplus lines broker with a wide range of commercial transportation products available nationally to its retail agents through in-house binding contracts and brokerage markets. With a team of Transportation specialists now working together under the XPT flag, XPT Transportation sets itself apart with unrivaled technical knowledge, decades of experience and long-term, solid market relationships.

Contacts: Derek Brooks 336.516.9171 or and Steven Vallejo 646.927.2750 or

About XPT Partners

XPT Partners focuses on commercial P&C Brokerage, Binding and Transportation by bringing together Wholesale Broking and multiple Binding Authority platforms across many specialty lines. XPT Partners stands apart by delivering expertise, market access, new product development and exclusive service offerings to client agencies through a collaborative partnership culture.

Contact: Mark Smith 917.843.1243 or

Industry Veteran Enhances Brokerage Team at LP Risk

October 19, 2020 – LP Risk, Part of XPT Partners, a national specialty insurance distribution company, announced today the addition of Alicia Calhoun joining as Senior Vice President.  At LP Risk, Alicia’s focus will be on brokerage business with a specialty on Energy and Construction.  LP Risk continues to grow, offering innovative products and a modern platform to access new markets while raising the level of service with the addition of specialists such as Alicia Calhoun.

Alicia’s experience over the past 20 years sets herself apart as a true industry expert.  Most recently she has held positions as Senior Vice President and Practice Leader with top insurance firms with an emphasis on market and program development.  Alicia will be based in LP Risk’s Houston office.

Landon Parnell, LP Risk President, stated, “We are thrilled to have Alicia join our brokerage team and be a part of our collaborative environment delivering the highest level of service and responsiveness.  Our clients will be able to tap into her vast knowledge and experience to design solutions to the most complex accounts.”

Alicia holds designations including Certified Insurance Counselor; Certified Risk Manager, Certified Construction Risk Insurance Specialist, Management Liability Insurance Specialist.