About Us

BIO-Loehnert

Todd Loehnert

President

Todd Loehnert is the President of L A Surety Solutions LLC, a Surety only agency.

Todd has 28 years experience in the Surety industry. He graduated in 1984 from Denison University of Granville, Ohio. Todd started his career in the Surety Bond Division of Reliance Insurance Company in 1985 and later joined ReagerHarris, Inc. as Manager of the Bond Department. In 1997, Todd was named Construction Industry Group Lead and Senior Vice President for the former Acordia, now Wells Fargo Insurance Services, Mid-Atlantic region. In 2004, Todd was named Acordia’s Surety Practice Group Leader. In 2008, Todd was named Construction Surety Practice Group Lead for Wells Fargo Insurance Services. Todd then formed Pinnacle Surety of Kentucky in April, 2013.

Todd served as the President for the National Association of Bond Producers (NASBP) in 2009 and 2010. He also serves on the board of Custom Quality Services, Inc. and Special Olympics of Kentucky. Todd is the Chair of the Special Olympics of Kentucky Annual Celebration Gala.

Todd is a past president of the Surety Association of Kentucky and past regional vice president for the NASBP. Todd has served in the past on the board of directors of the Associated General Contractors of Kentucky, Inc., Agents Advisory Council for Washington International Insurance Company and CNA Surety Company Advisory Council.

Todd resides in Louisville, Kentucky with his wife, Trish, and two children.


BIO-Ayres

Brian Ayres

Senior Partner

Brian is Sr. Partner at L A Surety Solutions LLC and is currently a Regional Director for the National Association of Surety Bond Producers.

Brian has 9 years of experience in the surety industry. He is veteran of the United States Marine Corp (1994-1998) where he was honorably discharged with awards. While in the Marine Corps, Brian served in numerous US Embassies operations in Africa. After his service to his country he attended the University of KY where he graduated in 2003 with a Bachelors Degree in Marketing. In 2005, Brian started his career in the industry with Federated Insurance Company. After 2 years with Federated Brian was contacted by Wells Fargo and took job with them in June of 2007. In April of 2013 Brian partnered with Todd Loehnert and helped form Pinnacle Surety of Kentucky.

In addition to Brian’s role as Regional Director with the NASBP, he is active on various committees within the association. Brian is also active member of the KY AGC where he chairs the Special Events Committee and serves on the board for the KY Heroes Night Out.

Brian resides in Louisville, KY with his wife Lisa and 2 daughters.