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Leslie Craft

Senior Vice President

Leslie joined U.S. Risk in 2003. She has over 30 years of experience in the property and casualty insurance industry, with backgrounds in both retail and Wholesale. She earned her CIC designation in 1997. Read more
U.S. Risk SouthlakeU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 365 Miron Dr. Suite D Southlake, Texas 76092 Work Phone: (817) 424-1996

Leslie joined U.S. Risk in 2003. She has over 30 years of experience in the property and casualty insurance industry, with backgrounds in both retail and Wholesale. She earned her CIC designation in 1997.

Product specialties

  • Artisan contractors
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Product liability
  • Liquor liability
  • Builders risk
  • Contractors liability
  • Habitational
  • Property
  • General liability

 

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Charles Espinosa

Vice President/Branch Manager

Charles is the branch and underwriting manager of the U.S. Risk San Francisco regional office. Charles has more than 15 years of experience and a strong underwriting expertise in property, general liability, personal lines, garage, transportation, professional and financial products.… Read more
U.S. Risk San FranciscoU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 433 California St. Suite 530 San Francisco, California 94104 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Work Phone: (415) 986-0938

Charles is the branch and underwriting manager of the U.S. Risk San Francisco regional office. Charles has more than 15 years of experience and a strong underwriting expertise in property, general liability, personal lines, garage, transportation, professional and financial products. He began his career at Hartford Insurance Company, where he spent many years underwriting small, middle market and technology professional business, primarily in the Northern and Southern California regions. Charles has worked at The St. Paul Insurance Company as a senior specialty underwriter within the public sector services unit. He spent several years as Vice President/Branch Manager, Black White & Associates Middle Market & Social Services unit where his responsibilities included the day-to-day management of all product lines along with property and casualty responsibilities. Most recently, he was a professional and specialty lines manager responsible for production and underwriting at RIC Insurance General Agency. Charles is a recipient of The Hartford financial services prestigious Middle Market Commercial Sales Champion award.

Charles received a B.A in Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Product specialties
  • Artisan/trade contractors
  • Builder’s risk/installation floater
  • Commercial property
  • Environmental
  • Employment practices liability
  • Errors and omissions
  • Excess liability
  • Farm and ranch
  • Foreign commercial package
  • Garage liability
  • Habitational property
  • Hotel/motel property
  • Liquor liability
  • Mobile homes
  • Non-profit D&O
  • Personal dwelling fire and homeowners
  • Personal lines umbrella
  • Products liability
  • Private company D&O
  • Public company D&O
  • Special events
  • Umbrella
  • Vacant property
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Jonathan Hagan

Underwriter

Jonathan has over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry and specializes in all lines and classes of commercial insurance. He is experienced in construction related accounts and is focused on underwriting as well as brokerage placements for all lines of property and casualty coverage.… Read more
U.S. Risk Fort WorthU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 801 Cherry St. Suite 2320 Fort Worth, Texas 76102 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Work Phone: (817) 872-0085

Jonathan has over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry and specializes in all lines and classes of commercial insurance. He is experienced in construction related accounts and is focused on underwriting as well as brokerage placements for all lines of property and casualty coverage.

Jonathan earned a degree in economics from the University of Texas at Austin.

Product specialties

  • General liability
  • Contractors liability
  • Liquor liability
  • Habitational
  • Inland marine
  • Excess/umbrella
  • Property
  • Boilers and machinery
  • Artisan contractors
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Clara Jones

Senior Underwriter

Clara has been working in the insurance industry since 1986 as an underwriter on both the company side as well as the E&S side of the business. For the last 10 years, Clara has worked in the commercial underwritingdivision of U.S.…

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U.S. Risk DallasU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Work Phone: (214) 265-4986

Clara has been working in the insurance industry since 1986 as an underwriter on both the company side as well as the E&S side of the business. For the last 10 years, Clara has worked in the commercial underwritingdivision of U.S. Risk and handles a variety of main-street accounts.

Before joining U.S. Risk, Clara worked as a nurse in the healthcare industry. In her spare time, Clara enjoys photography, scrapbooking and spending time with her cats.

Product specialties

  • Adult daycare
  • Artisan/trade contractors
  • Commercial property
  • Daycare centers/nurseries
  • Drilling rigs/oilfield property
  • Environmental
  • General contractors
  • Habitational property
  • Liquor liability
  • Pollution contractors
  • Products liability
  • Refinery/oil and gas contractors
  • Residential and roofing contractors
  • Umbrella
  • Vacant property
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Maggie Mae Kores, CPCU, RPLU

Senior Underwriter

Maggie is a professional liability underwriter with over 12 years of experience and carries both CPCU and RPLU designations. Product specialties
  • Lawyers professional liability
  • Miscellaneous professional liability
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Professional LiabilityU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 10 Tower Lane Suite 302 Avon, Connecticut 06001 Work Phone: (860) 201-3232

Maggie is a professional liability underwriter with over 12 years of experience and carries both CPCU and RPLU designations.

Product specialties

  • Lawyers professional liability
  • Miscellaneous professional liability
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Karen Misiaszek

Senior Underwriter

Karen joined U.S. Risk in 2001. She specializes in underwriting and brokerage of all types of contractors, bars/taverns/restaurants, liquor liability, storage tank pollution liability, small to medium-sized inland marine risks, commercial property, and excess lines of coverage.… Read more
U.S. Risk HoustonU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 2050 West Sam Houston Parkway Suite 1500 Houston, Texas 77042 Work Phone: (800) 833-8803 Work Phone: (281) 249-4910

Karen joined U.S. Risk in 2001. She specializes in underwriting and brokerage of all types of contractors, bars/taverns/restaurants, liquor liability, storage tank pollution liability, small to medium-sized inland marine risks, commercial property, and excess lines of coverage. She has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, with 24 as an E&S underwriter and broker.

Product specialties

  • Artisan/trade contractors
  • Commercial property
  • Daycare centers/nurseries
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Equipment floaters and dealers
  • Excess liability
  • General contractors
  • Habitational property
  • Liquor liability
  • Products liability
  • Residential and roofing contractors
  • Special events
  • Umbrella
  • Vacant property
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Tammy Morgan

Vice President/Senior Underwriter

Tammy specializes in the underwriting fields of auto, garage, and inland marine. These fields include but are not limited to trucking, commercial auto, public, hired and non-owned auto, dealers and non-dealers. She has 22 years in the insurance industry with the last 17 years as a transportation underwriter.

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U.S. Risk HoustonU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 2050 West Sam Houston Parkway Suite 1500 Houston, Texas 77042 Work Phone: (800) 833-8803 Work Phone: (281) 249-4996

Tammy specializes in the underwriting fields of auto, garage, and inland marine. These fields include but are not limited to trucking, commercial auto, public, hired and non-owned auto, dealers and non-dealers. She has 22 years in the insurance industry with the last 17 years as a transportation underwriter.

Product specialties

  • Auto liability
  • Artisan/trade contractors
  • Auto physical damage
  • Commercial property
  • Excess liability
  • Garage
  • General contractors
  • Habitational property
  • Motor truck cargo
  • Public auto
  • Social services
  • Special events
  • Trucking
  • Umbrella
  • Vacant property
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Tom Moyer

Vice President

Tom has worked in the insurance industry since 1970, focusing mainly on major domestic and international based accounts. Before coming to work for American Underwriting Managers, now a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Risk, he worked for another local managing general agency for 14 years.… Read more
U.S. Risk SouthlakeU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 365 Miron Drive Suite D Southlake, Texas 76092 Work Phone: (817) 424-1996

Tom has worked in the insurance industry since 1970, focusing mainly on major domestic and international based accounts. Before coming to work for American Underwriting Managers, now a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Risk, he worked for another local managing general agency for 14 years. For the past 22 years, Tom has focused on all lines of property and casualty coverage, both contract binding and brokerage.

Product specialties

  • Artisan contractors
  • General contractors
  • Commercial property
  • Habitational
  • Lessor’s risk
  • General liability
  • Excess/umbrella
  • Builders risk
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Ron Price

Vice President/Branch Manager

Ron has spent all of his 40+ years in the insurance industry in the excess and surplus lines wholesale arena. His market relationships are strong, enabling him to deliver winning deals on even the most difficult accounts.… Read more
U.S. Risk AustinU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 900 S. Capital of TX Highway Suite 450 Austin, Texas 78746 Work Phone: (512) 691-3043 Cell Phone: (512) 736-5310

Ron has spent all of his 40+ years in the insurance industry in the excess and surplus lines wholesale arena. His market relationships are strong, enabling him to deliver winning deals on even the most difficult accounts. He is a “blend,” handling underwriting authorities and accessing major brokerage markets. Ron has been with U.S. Risk since 1998.

Product specialties

  • Artisan/trade contractors
  • Builder’s risk/installation floater
  • Commercial property
  • Environmental
  • Equipment floaters and dealers
  • General contractors
  • Habitational property
  • Hotel/motel property
  • Pollution contractors
  • Products liability
  • Refinery/oil and gas contractors
  • Residential and roofing contractors
  • Umbrella
  • Vacant property
  • Wind property
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Kyle Richburg

Senior Underwriter

Kyle has 35 years of underwriting experience with the last 22 years as an MGA underwriter/broker in Texas. He handles package and mono-line coverage for a broad base of business types, including contractors, property owners, service, wholesale and retail businesses.… Read more
U.S. Risk HoustonU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 2050 West Sam Houston Parkway Suite 1500 Houston, Texas 77042 Work Phone: (800) 833-8803 Work Phone: (281) 249-4913

Kyle has 35 years of underwriting experience with the last 22 years as an MGA underwriter/broker in Texas. He handles package and mono-line coverage for a broad base of business types, including contractors, property owners, service, wholesale and retail businesses.

Kyle holds a BBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He joined U.S. Risk in 2002.

Product specialties

  • Artisan and general contractors
  • Builders risks
  • Commercial property
  • Convenience stores
  • Daycare centers
  • Habitational
  • Homeowner associations
  • Hotel/motels
  • Retail businesses
  • Small manufacturers
  • Special events
  • Vacant property
  • Wholesalers
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Bill Rinker

TCAP Program Manager

Bill is responsible for managing TCAP, the team associated with community insurance, including the marketing, production and service of this group. Prior to joining U.S. Risk, Bill served in various leadership positions within the brokerage operations in which he worked, including underwriting, sales, sales management and branch management.… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasU.S. Risk Underwriters Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Work Phone: (214) 265-4950

Bill is responsible for managing TCAP, the team associated with community insurance, including the marketing, production and service of this group. Prior to joining U.S. Risk, Bill served in various leadership positions within the brokerage operations in which he worked, including underwriting, sales, sales management and branch management. He has worked with clients in construction, retail, manufacturing, utilities, residential builders and residential community associations. Prior to joining U.S. Risk, Bill has worked at Aon, Countrywide Insurance, A.J. Gallagher, Near North Insurance, and Arkwright Mutual.

Bill attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.

Community Housing Association classes

  • Condos
  • Townhomes
  • Single-family homes
  • PUDS
  • Co-ops
  • Commercial condos
  • Brownstones