PE-backed Interstate National promotes two

Interstate National Corp, which is backed by Golden Gate Capital, has promoted Breanne Morley to president and Brian Becker to executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer. Based in Atlanta, Interstate National is a provider of vehicle F&I products and services.


ATLANTA, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Interstate National Corporation, one of the nation’s largest independent providers of vehicle F&I products and services, and its equity partner Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco‐based private equity firm with over $15 billion of capital under management, announced today changes to their current team of industry stars.

Breanne Morley has been promoted to President of Interstate National. Breanne joined the Interstate team in 2007 and has since proven to be a results-driven, accomplished leader. Prior to joining Interstate, she served as VP of Balboa Insurance Company’s Home Warranty division, where she worked with the executive management team to develop marketing plans, collaborated with internal cross-functional areas in the implementation of new systems and procedures, and planned /managed the expense and production budget for the division. Breanne is a progressive, decisive, innovative, and highly valued strategist recognized for her expertise in leadership throughout the organization. During her tenure with Interstate, Breanne has guided many of their teams, including Claims, Member Services, Client Relations, Legal/Compliance, Marketing, BPSC, Sales and Training. Her articulate and persuasive business acumen paired with her exceptional communication and training skills, allow Breanne to be able to effectively relate to staff, partners, and vendors. Breanne’s experience, knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of Interstate make her the perfect candidate for this role.

“She is a recognized leader in our industry whom I’ve had the pleasure of working with for over 15 years,” says Gene Becker, Operating Executive of Golden Gate Capital.

Brian Becker has been promoted to EVP, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer of Interstate National. Brian’s leadership has been instrumental in the unprecedented growth and profitability of their Financial Institution and Direct Marketing channels over the past 10 years. He most recently added Marketing, Dealer Development and Training teams to his leadership responsibilities. Prior to joining Interstate, Brian served as VP of Financial Institution Sales at Balboa Insurance Group where he was responsible for selling insurance solutions to financial institutions. After graduation from Florida State University, Brian completed a leadership internship/mentorship program with Assurant, and joined a leading mortgage company as a sales manager servicing large accounts such as Merrill Lynch, USAA, and Schwab. In his new role, Brian will be responsible for developing, leading, and managing the sales and marketing strategy for Interstate National, and will lead all of their sales channels, marketing strategy, business development, training, sales operations, and sales project management teams. “Brian will be instrumental in directing channel growth, as well as strengthening the brand, partner and customer experience in the industry,” says Gene Becker, Operating Executive of Golden Gate Capital.

About Interstate National Corporation
Interstate National, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, offers producers thirty‐five years of experience with over 4.6 million contracts sold and $1.1 billion in paid claims to over 1.8 million consumers. In addition, Interstate National partners with over 3,000 producers in the U.S. and Canada, and has distributed over one‐quarter of a billion dollars in underwriting gains and investment income. For more information, visit

About Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco‐based privately held enterprise with over $15 billion in committed capital. Unlike conventional private equity firms, Golden Gate operates as a private holding company and recapitalizes, restructures, and ultimately builds meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. For more information, visit