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Chris Christian, CIC, RPLU

Vice President/Senior Broker

Chris stumbled into insurance in 1985 as a temporary employee at GAF Insurance Services, a bank-affiliated insurance agency in San Diego. After six years with GAF, Chris moved to the carrier side, opening the San Diego branch office of RLI Corp, an underwriter of specialty lines of insurance.… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasU.S. Risk Brokers Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Cell Phone: (760) 415-4213

Chris stumbled into insurance in 1985 as a temporary employee at GAF Insurance Services, a bank-affiliated insurance agency in San Diego. After six years with GAF, Chris moved to the carrier side, opening the San Diego branch office of RLI Corp, an underwriter of specialty lines of insurance. The San Diego office was dedicated to directors and officers liability coverage, and was the launchpad for Chris’s specialization in professional liability.

Product specialties
  • Allied/misc. healthcare
  • Computer consultants
  • Cyber liability
  • D&O (including difficult-to-place)
  • Environmental
  • EPLI
  • Errors and omissions
  • Fiduciary
  • Financial institutions D&O
  • Insurance agents E&O
  • Lawyers
  • Nursing/convalescent Homes
  • Pollution contractors
  • Professional liability
  • Software design/development
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William Duvall

Underwriter

William joined U.S. Risk in 2014 as part of the U.S. Risk Pros division located in Dallas, Texas. He underwrites professional liability risks with a focus on miscellaneous professional liability, employment practices liability, and insurance agents errors and omissions.… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasU.S. Risk Pros Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: 214-265-2407 Work Phone: 800-232-5830

William joined U.S. Risk in 2014 as part of the U.S. Risk Pros division located in Dallas, Texas. He underwrites professional liability risks with a focus on miscellaneous professional liability, employment practices liability, and insurance agents errors and omissions.

William graduated from Tarlton State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. William served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an aircraft mechanic.

Product specialties

  • EPLI
  • Errors and omissions
  • Directors and officers
  • Miscellaneous professional
  • Insurance agents E&O
  • Title agents E&O
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Brian Edwards

Underwriter

Brian has over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry. He specializes in brokerage of E&S commercial property risks with an emphasis on the hospitality industry. At U.S. Risk, Brian is a member of the TCAP team that writes a wide variety of community association exposures across the country.… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasU.S. Risk Brokers Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Work Phone: (214) 265-4906

Brian has over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry. He specializes in brokerage of E&S commercial property risks with an emphasis on the hospitality industry. At U.S. Risk, Brian is a member of the TCAP team that writes a wide variety of community association exposures across the country.

Brian earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Ohio University.

Product specialties

  • Property
  • Coastal property
  • Wind deductible buyback
  • Earthquake
  • Habitational
  • Condo associations
  • Excess/umbrella
  • Inland marine
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Jason Eudy

Underwriter

Jason joined U.S. Risk in 2011 after a successful sales and management career in the payroll industry. Since joining U.S. Risk, he has developed a working knowledge of property, casualty, environmental and garage Liability with an emphasis in residential/commercial contractors, condo/townhome associations, assisted living/nursing homes, auto dealers, and manufacturers.… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasTCAP Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Work Phone: (214) 265-2409

Jason joined U.S. Risk in 2011 after a successful sales and management career in the payroll industry. Since joining U.S. Risk, he has developed a working knowledge of property, casualty, environmental and garage Liability with an emphasis in residential/commercial contractors, condo/townhome associations, assisted living/nursing homes, auto dealers, and manufacturers.

Jason holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Product specialties
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Condo/townhome associations
  • Commercial auto
  • Garage/GKLL/DOL
  • Environmental
  • Habitational property and liability
  • Excess liability
  • Commercial contractors
  • Residential contractors
  • Product liability
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Quinton Goss

Vice President/Program Administrator

Quinton has over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry and has worked in both a brokerage and underwriting capacity on various lines of business for surplus lines, MGA and carrier side companies. Most recently, Quinton was a senior underwriter for StaffPak, the division of U.S.… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasU.S. Risk HealthcarePros Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Work Phone: (214) 265-4964

Quinton has over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry and has worked in both a brokerage and underwriting capacity on various lines of business for surplus lines, MGA and carrier side companies. Most recently, Quinton was a senior underwriter for StaffPak, the division of U.S. Risk Underwriters focusing on multiple lines of coverage for the staffing and PEO industry. In his role as Program Director for HealthcarePros, Quinton’s focus is on expanding the current national healthcare book of business, adding additional markets to the program and improving internal underwriting processes.

Product specialties
  • Auto liability
  • Adult daycare
  • Allied/misc. healthcare
  • Assisted living centers
  • Auto physical damage
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing/convalescent homes
  • Professional liability
  • Social services
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Crystal Jacobs

Vice President/Program Administrator

Crystal joined U.S. Risk Pros, our professional liability underwriting division, in October 2013. She began her insurance career working for a Texas-based underwriting facility as lead underwriter over seven London binding authorities. Prior to joining U.S.… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasU.S. Risk Pros Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (214) 647-5003 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830

Crystal joined U.S. Risk Pros, our professional liability underwriting division, in October 2013. She began her insurance career working for a Texas-based underwriting facility as lead underwriter over seven London binding authorities. Prior to joining U.S. Risk, Crystal worked for the Big I in Texas as vice president of their E&O department. At U.S. Risk, Crystal focuses on all lines of professional liability coverages. She has niche expertise in evaluating, comparing and developing insurance products and programs. She has authored many new and innovative insurance programs and has spent more than ten years developing and enhancing professional liability and first-party insurance products.

Crystal holds an RPLU designation and has developed and taught multiple continuing education seminars for insurance agencies across the country.

Product specialties

  • EPLI
  • D&O
  • E&O
  • Miscellaneous professional
  • Insurance agents E&O
  • Food-borne illness coverage
  • Title agents E&O
  • Executive liability

 

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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. Since 2004, Clara has worked in the commercial underwriting division 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. Since 2004, Clara has worked in the commercial underwriting division 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 general liability
  • Commercial property
  • Daycare centers/nurseries
  • Drilling rigs/oilfield property
  • Environmental
  • General contractors
  • Habitational property
  • Inland marine
  • Liquor liability
  • Package policies
  • Pollution contractors
  • Products liability
  • Refinery/oil and gas contractors
  • Residential and roofing contractors
  • Umbrella
  • Vacant property
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Laura Kenebrew

Senior Underwriter

Laura joined U.S. Risk in 2017 and has over 27 years of experience in the insurance industry.  She underwrites and brokers general liability, property, excess liability, garage, and inland marine. Read more
U.S. Risk DallasU.S. Risk Brokers Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (214) 265-4940 Cell Phone: (214) 497-4715

Laura joined U.S. Risk in 2017 and has over 27 years of experience in the insurance industry.  She underwrites and brokers general liability, property, excess liability, garage, and inland marine.

Product specialties

  • Artisan/trade contractors
  • Builder’s risk/installation floater
  • Commercial property
  • Garage liability
  • Habitational property
  • Hotel/motel property
  • Liquor liability
  • Mobile home
  • Special events
  • Umbrella
  • Vacant property
  • General contractors
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Sage Maroney

Senior Program Underwriter

Sage joined U.S. Risk in 2013 as a Senior Underwriter, focusing on multiple lines of coverage for the StaffPak program. She has worked in the insurance industry since 2003 in brokerage, MGA and underwriting capacities in various lines of business for property and casualty, surplus lines and workers' compensation.… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasStaffPak Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Work Phone: (214) 265-2478

Sage joined U.S. Risk in 2013 as a Senior Underwriter, focusing on multiple lines of coverage for the StaffPak program. She has worked in the insurance industry since 2003 in brokerage, MGA and underwriting capacities in various lines of business for property and casualty, surplus lines and workers’ compensation. Sage specializes in the temporary staffing/employment agency specialty market. The One Beacon Insurance Group meets the needs of standard staffing and PEO accounts with their admitted package policy, and certain underwriters at Lloyd’s of London meet the needs of the not-so-standard staffing and PEO accounts; Sage has the pen for both markets. Workers’ compensation is also written for staffing accounts by One Beacon of AIG, leading providers in the industry.

Sage is known for her exceptional service, broad commercial underwriting background and expertise in the staffing industry.

Product specialties

  • Professional liability
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Staffing services E&O
  • EPLI
  • Crime
  • General liability
  • Property
  • Medical E&O
  • Auto liability
  • Directors and officers liability
  • Fiduciary
  • Excess liability
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Marcus Paxton

Vice President

Marcus Paxton brings over 18 years of professional experience in the insurance industry to his position at Take1. Previously, Marcus spent ten years at Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (Allianz), where he held executive and underwriting roles in the high net worth personal lines and commercial entertainment division.… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasTake1 Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (214) 265-4934

Marcus Paxton brings over 18 years of professional experience in the insurance industry to his position at Take1. Previously, Marcus spent ten years at Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (Allianz), where he held executive and underwriting roles in the high net worth personal lines and commercial entertainment division. He also served for eight years as an underwriter at the Atlantic Mutual Companies. Marcus has extensive entertainment industry experience that will strengthen our ability to meet the long-term needs of our rapidly growing and expanding customer base.

Product specialties

  • Entertainment
  • Film and TV productions
  • Special events
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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.

TCAP provides Wind and Hail Buy Back (WHDBB) policies for all industries located in the coastal and the hail-belt regions of the U.S. These policies will buy down the overlying property Wind and Hail deductible to a desired or acceptable level.

Community Housing Association classes

  • Condos
  • Townhomes
  • Single-family homes
  • PUDS
  • Co-ops
  • Commercial condos
  • Brownstones
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Peter Stanislaw, CIC, CRM, RPLU

Vice President/StaffPak Program Manager

Peter began his insurance career on the retail side of the business as a personal lines producer and then as a commercial lines producer in New York. He moved to the wholesale side of the business as a broker in Virginia before moving into specialty underwriting and program management in Texas.… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasStaffPak Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Work Phone: (214) 265-4949

Peter began his insurance career on the retail side of the business as a personal lines producer and then as a commercial lines producer in New York. He moved to the wholesale side of the business as a broker in Virginia before moving into specialty underwriting and program management in Texas. Peter’s current specialties are in the staffing and PEO space.  The StaffPak Program operates as a program administrator for Markel Insurance Company and as a Coverholder for several Lloyd’s of London syndicates. Markel meets the needs of standard market staffing agency and PEO accounts with their admitted package product. As a Coverholder for Chubb Global, MS Amlin and Vibe, StaffPak meets the needs of not-so-standard staffing agency and PEO accounts.  Workers’ compensation for staffing agencies is also offered through AIG, AmTrust, Key Risk, QBE and StarStone.

Staffing and PEO product specialties

  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • General Liability
  • Cyber Liability
  • Crime
  • D&O & Fiduciary
  • Commercial Auto
  • Workers’ compensation
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Patricia Sutton

Vice President/Senior Broker

Pat specializes in brokerage of both property and casualty lines. She has over thirty years of E&S experience. Before joining U.S. Risk, Pat was the property manager for Hartford Specialty in Dallas. Pat specializes in all lines of property and liability classes (both GL and excess liability).… Read more
U.S. Risk DallasU.S. Risk Brokers Office Address 8401 N. Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75225 Work Phone: (800) 232-5830 Work Phone: (214) 265-2436

Pat specializes in brokerage of both property and casualty lines. She has over thirty years of E&S experience. Before joining U.S. Risk, Pat was the property manager for Hartford Specialty in Dallas. Pat specializes in all lines of property and liability classes (both GL and excess liability). In addition, she has an extensive background placing inland marine accounts for oil and gas/drilling contractors, builders risk for both commercial and residential, and contractor’s equipment.

Product specialties

  • Builder’s risk/installation floater
  • Commercial property
  • DIC/earthquake/flood
  • Drilling rigs/oilfield property
  • Equipment floaters and dealers
  • Excess liability
  • General contractors
  • Habitational property
  • Motor truck cargo
  • Products liability
  • Refinery/petrochemical risks
  • Residential and roofing contractors
  • Umbrella
  • Vacant Property
  • Wind property