Sterling Risk Advisors, 2500 Cumberland Parkway in the Cumberland area, announced it has promoted Mark Mason to managing director; and Caleb Turner has joined as a producer.


Mason joined the company in 2014 as an account executive. He serves in the construction practice, assisting clients with risk transfer and insurance needs.

“Mark has earned this promotion through his dedication to our clients,” said Doug Rieder, president of Sterling Risk Advisors.

His skills in risk management settings include creating guaranteed cost, loss sensitive and controlled insurance programs for clients; protecting clients by assisting with contractual risk transfer; and offering solutions to complex coverage needs.

Before joining Sterling Risk Advisors, he was a commercial insurance producer for Strawn & Co. He is a member of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors and is pursuing his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation.

He received his bachelor’s of Business Administration from Mercer University’s Stetson School of Business and Economics. He entered the insurance industry upon graduation.


Turner will be providing risk management and commercial insurance solutions to clients across a wide range of industries.

“Caleb Turner is an exciting young talent for Sterling and great addition to our growing team,” said Rieder.

Immediately prior to joining the company, he worked for Southern States Insurance as a producer. Prior to that, he worked as a producer for Norton Insurance Agency and Eagan Insurance Agency and as an intern for State Farm Agent Lee Dempsey.

He has received his Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist designation and is currently working towards his Certified Insurance Counselor.

He received his bachelor’s of Business Administration in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.

Sterling Risk Advisors is a full-service, risk management and insurance brokerage firm serving the commercial, professional and personal needs of clients across a diverse spectrum of industries. These include medical and other professional services, construction, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, real estate and technology. Product offerings include all forms of commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, employee benefits and surety bonds.

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