Cooperative of American Physicians Announces Promotion of Hammon P. Acuna to Senior Vice President and Chief Membership Officer

LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2019 – The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) today announced that Hammon P. Acuna has been appointed as the organization's Senior Vice President and Chief Membership Officer. For the past four years, Mr. Acuna has served as CAP's Senior Vice President of Business Development. He continues to report to CAP COO Cindy Belcher.

Mr. Acuna will oversee and direct the activities and performance of Membership, including the Mutual Protection Trust (MPT) Membership Development; Membership Services and Membership Programs; and the Risk Assessment Peer Review Unit – ensuring that the CAP enterprise meets its growth and retention goals.

“As CAP continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to ensure that current and prospective members are given the attention they deserve,” said Ms. Belcher. “During his time at CAP, Hammon has demonstrated a keen understanding of, and passion for, developing powerful relationships with our members, and we are confident that he will continue to ensure that members understand the products and services that CAP offers to protect and support physicians, hospitals, and medical groups.”

Mr. Acuna brings 30 years of experience in the medical professional liability industry, with a wide range of leadership roles in marketing, sales, retention and customer service. Prior to joining CAP, Mr. Acuna worked for 18 years at SCPIE Holdings, Inc., which was later acquired by The Doctors Company. At SCPIE, he served as Vice President of Marketing. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and studied in the MBA program at California State University, Northridge.

“The most important part of CAP, aside from the products and services it offers to medical professionals, are those medical professionals themselves,” said Mr. Acuna. “My roles with CAP have allowed me to really focus on the needs of our current members and continue to foster strong relationships with prospective members, and I’m thrilled to now do so at an even higher level.”


About the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc.

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP), established in 1975, offers medical professional liability protection to nearly 12,000 of California's finest physicians through the Mutual Protection Trust. In 2013, CAP organized CAPAssurance, a Risk Purchasing Group, to bring liability insurance coverage to hospitals, healthcare facilities, and large medical groups. Based in Los Angeles, CAP also has offices in San Diego, Orange County, Sacramento, and Palo Alto. For more information, visit CAP is licensed as a California surplus lines broker (License No. 0B72723). The insurance products provided under the CAPAssurance, a Risk Purchasing Group, program are issued by a “non-admitted” or “surplus line” insurer that is not licensed by the State of California.

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