First American Insurance Underwriters, Inc., Needham, Mass., has named Jeff Watkins as a Brokerage Manager. He is responsible in assisting producers by providing sales opportunities and underwriting solutions to help their business grow.

“Jeff has a solid understanding of the life brokerage industry,” says Kenneth A. Shapiro, president of First American Insurance Underwriters. “He has great experience in assisting producers increase their business.”

Before joining First American, Watkins was employed by E-Z Data in Pasadena, Calif., where he was instrumental in promoting and selling a CRM (customer relationship management) software for financial advisors, and prior to that he was a registered rep with New York Life in Waltham, Mass. Watkins attended American International College in Springfield, Mass., and Northeastern University in Boston.