CHICAGO — Resource Automotive Inc., a unit of The Warranty Group, Inc., announced Steve Barrett has joined the company as executive vice president. He will be responsible for automotive reinsurance.

Barrett joined Resource in 1980 as an F&I specialist before moving through the ranks to become the company’s senior vice president reinsurance.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Steve back to the company,” said Charlie Robinson, president and COO of Resource. “No one else in the business has the experience, track record and insight into every aspect of reinsurance that Steve possesses. He is a great asset to our company and our clients.”