U.S. Risk announces acquisition of American Underwriting Managers

U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc., the nation’s sixth largest Property and Casualty wholesaler announced that it has acquired American Underwriting Managers (AUM).

AUM is a Southlake, Texas, based Managing General Agency and Wholesale Insurance Broker. For 17 years AUM has served the needs of retail insurance agents and insureds alike primarily in Texas and surrounding states. With numerous carrier partners and a personal relationship driven culture AUM has been a leader in the surplus lines and admitted contract binding business.

Randall Goss, CEO of U.S. Risk, said “We look forward to the impact of AUM in the continued expansion of our market presence and the ability to better serve our clients. Working with the team of quality underwriters at AUM we will enhance our current market relationships.”


Ken Boyd, President of AUM, said, “AUM’s mission has always been to provide the best service to our agent partners. We are excited to be part of U.S. Risk and we know the opportunity will present an even better opportunity to serve our agents with the additional markets and facilities that U.S. Risk provides.”

U.S. Risk announces acquisition of Matias Underwriters, LLC. Names Glenn Matias National Practice Leader and Vice President for the Workers Compensation Divisions of U.S. Risk Underwriters, Inc.

U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc., the nations’ sixth largest Property and Casualty wholesaler announced that it has acquired Matias Underwriters, LLC and has named Glenn Matias National Practice Leader and Vice President for the Workers’ Compensation Division of U.S. Risk.

Glenn will manage the Boston, Dallas, Houston and Sarasota Workers’ Compensation Divisions which have the ability to write both Primary and Excess Workers’ Compensation for an expanded number of classes with competitive rates in all 50 states.

Randall Goss, CEO of U.S. Risk, said “We look forward to the impact of Glenn’s extensive expertise in the Workers’ Compensation arena to continue expanding our presence and better serve our clients. He will lead the expansion of this business throughout the U.S. Risk distribution networks.”

Glenn brings with him over 27 years of experience in the insurance industry and specializes in developing and managing Workers’ Compensation niche programs. At U.S. Risk, Glenn will be focused on increasing overall WC writings by reinvigorating and strengthening U.S. Risk’s current carrier relationships and expanding the carrier lineup specifically designed for the Workers’ Compensation needs of underserved markets and industries.

Glenn earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

He can be reached at 800-232-5830 or glenn.matias@usrisk.com

U.S. Risk and Strategic Program Managers announce a new affiliation

Dallas — August 27, 2015 U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc. (www.usrisk.com), the sixth largest managing general agency and surplus lines wholesaler in the nation, announced they have entered into an agreement involving the acquisition by U.S. Risk of an undisclosed ownership interest in Strategic Program Managers, a specialist Trucking MGA and Broker. The combined premium volume in this class will exceed $60 million.

Bob Schneebeck, President of Strategic, said “We are delighted to have entered into partnership with U.S. Risk which secures Strategic as a preeminent underwriter of transportation business and brings together two highly qualified teams of professionals creating an environment current and future clients will find compelling.”

Randall Goss, CEO of US Risk, said “Strategic has over 30 years built a sizable platform for the profitable underwriting and distribution of truck insurance. We look forward to working closely with Bob and the team at Strategic to develop this business and continue to set the standards for the industry.”

For more information please contact:

Strategic Program Managers
Bob Schneebeck at (941) 753-3100
Or email bobs@Strategic-Ins.com

U.S. Risk Insurance Group
Randall Goss at 800-232-5830
Or email randall@usrisk.com

About Strategic Program Managers

Florida-based Strategic Program Managers dba Strategic Insurance Underwriters specializes in underwriting, marketing, and administering commercial transportation insurance programs throughout the Midwest & Southeast via a select network of independent retail brokers.