CLEVELAND — National Automotive Experts (NAE) hired Jay Sharpnack, formerly a division vice president of protective and regional sales manager for Zurich, as director of agency development to assist in expanding its agency relations. He will oversee indirect sales as well as assist in the development of new products and offerings.  

 “The opportunity to offer a full suite of products is very exciting,” said Sharpnack. “The most exciting part about this new opportunity is the flexibility, technology and product lineup that NAE has to offer. They have continued to grow year over year and I look forward to adding more growth to NAE.”

NAE continues to have record sales months and believes that Jay Sharpnack will be a key player to continue that growth.

“Jay is a true professional in the automotive industry and he has a tremendous knowledge of the reinsurance side of the business, which is our primary area of focus,” said Kelly Price, president of NAE. “He has a passion for the automotive industry and will play a pivotal role in the current expansion of our company. We are honored to have Jay joining our team.”