U.S. Risk names Wayne H. Carter, III President of U.S. Risk Underwriters, Inc.

U.S. Risk, LLC, the nation’s fifth largest Property and Casualty wholesaler and MGA announced that it has named Wayne H. Carter III President of U.S. Risk Underwriters, Inc., its’ proprietary programs group. Mr. Carter will assume senior level management responsibilities for all the U.S. Risk proprietary programs. U.S. Risk currently serves as program administrator for over 25 proprietary programs, representing nine different carriers in market verticals such as Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Energy and Environmental, Entertainment, Professional Liability and Community Associations.

Wayne most recently served as President of Berkley Program Specialists (a W.R. Berkley company). Wayne is a veteran of the insurance industry having started his career as an underwriter with Travelers Insurance Company. Over the course of his career he has served in senior management positions with Brown & Brown, Target Insurance Services and Crump/CRC.

Wayne Carter is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a Bachelor
of Science degree in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He holds designations as a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter and is an Associate in Risk Management.

“I look forward to developing and working with the solid team of program professionals already in place at U.S. Risk. The management of U.S. Risk has demonstrated a firm commitment to investing in the future of U.S. Risk and I am honored to be a part of that mission” said Carter.

Randall Goss, CEO of U.S. Risk, added “We’ve known Wayne for many years and have admired his commitment to our industry and his knowledge and expertise in the specialty program space. We’re excited for the opportunity to work with Wayne to continue to expand our program offerings and services to our clients.”

 

For further information please contact:
Wayne H. Carter, III – CPCU, ARM
Email: wayne.carter@usrisk.com

About U.S. Risk
U.S. Risk, LLC (www.usrisk.com) is a leading international specialty lines underwriting manager and wholesale broker headquartered in Dallas, Texas.  Operating 16 domestic and international branches, it offers a broad range of products and services through its affiliate companies, which include U.S. Risk Underwriters, U.S. Risk Brokers, U.S. Risk Financial Services, Oxford Insurance Brokers, Ltd. (UK), James Hampden International Insurance Brokers Ltd., (UK), Antarah FZE (UAE), and Abraxas Insurance A.G. (Zurich, Liechtenstein).

For further information contact:
U.S. Risk
Randall Goss – Chairman and CEO
Email: randall@usrisk.com
(800)-232-5830

U.S. Risk was ranked the 5th largest wholesaler by Business Insurance for 2016

U.S. Risk names John L. Guadagno Executive Vice President of Binding Operations for U.S. Risk Underwriters

U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc., the nation’s sixth largest Property and Casualty wholesaler announced that it has named John L. Guadagno Executive Vice President of Binding Operations for U.S. Risk Underwriters.

John Guadagno is an industry veteran with over 31 years of experience in Property & Casualty Insurance industry on Long Island, specializing in Excess & Surplus lines.  John was instrumental in the creation of the NYMAGIC/Gotham & Endurance Contract Binding Operations, most recently serving as V.P. Marketing for Endurance.  John’s prior roles include E&S Underwriter for I. Arthur Yanoff & Co. Ltd. / RPS-Risk Placement Services and retail producer for Genatt Associates & Ralph Silvers Agency.  He is active with AAMGA, NAPLSO & Target Markets and currently is on the automation/technology committees of both AAMGA & NAPSLO. At U.S. Risk John’s focus will primarily be Contract Binding Operations. John will be based in our Melville, Long Island, NY office and will work closely with all of our underwriting offices to help expand and enhance carrier partnerships within each program.

John Guadagno said, “I am honored to be a new part of the U.S. Risk team and look forward to providing very competitive & innovative solutions and best of class levels of service to our customers in the CT, NJ, NY & PA region.  Being a new regional operator for a world class organization will bring the power of U.S. Risk’s great carrier market relationships & cutting edge technology innovations to bear with more focus to our customers in the North East, providing exciting new market opportunities.”

Randall Goss, CEO of U.S. Risk, said “We’re excited for the opportunity to work with John and   utilize his specialty program knowledge. He will be an asset to U.S. Risk as we continue to expand our presence in the Northeast region.”

For more information please contact:

John Guadagno

Phone: 631-393-5075

Email: john.guadagno@usrisk.com

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