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Daniel Caskey joined U.S. Risk in 2015. He is licensed in property and casualty, excess and surplus lines, and claims. Daniel has an extensive background in insurance products for the financial services markets, real estate investors, property managers and other financial sector markets. He is also experienced in homeowner and commercial insurance products, with special expertise in flood insurance. Daniel has had authority as a coverholder with Lloyd’s of London for over 15 years.
- Lender Placed Hazard
- Lender Placed Flood
- Lender Placed Wind and Hail
- NFIP Flood
- Real Estate Hazard and Flood
- Mortgage Impairment
- Homeowners Insurance (all products)
- Real Estate Owned Insurance (foreclosed properties)
- General Liability
- Commercial Insurance
Vice President/Program Manager
Deborah Egel-Fergus is Vice President and oversees the Lawyers Professional Liability, serving firms in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arizona. She joined the company July 2018 after over 15 years at Travelers Insurance Company, where she was an Account-Executive Officer and Professional Liability Team Leader with bond and financial products. At Travelers, Ms. Egel-Fergus managed a $7 million lawyers professional liability book of business, consisting of two states in the South Central Region, and she handled excess lawyers E&O for the Northern California, Southern California, Midwest and Southwest regions of the U.S. Prior to joining Travelers, Ms. Egel-Fergus worked in property and casualty insurance since 1986 in various capacities for several major national companies, including TIG Specialty Insurance Company, Southern Risk Specialists Lexington an AIG subsidiary, and Bertholon-Rowland Corporation.
Ms. Egel-Fergus received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Music from Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. She currently serves as Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee for Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). Over the years Deborah has also served PLUS in other various capacities. She has served as a Director for the (PLUS) Foundation, on the national Events Subcommittee for PLUS, as well as served as Chapter Chair of the Texas Chapter PLUS in 2005, 2006, and 2007, and also as a member of the American Bar Association Conference Committee.
- Lawyers Professional Liability
- Management Liability Lines
- Excess Professional Liability
Amanda joined the U.S. Risk Healthcare Pros team in October 2018, bringing with her over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. She spent the first 10 years on the agency side as an account manager. In 2007, Amanda ventured into the MGA underwriting side of the business. She has worked both contract and brokerage, but has specialized in the program underwriting segment of insurance. She is highly knowledgeable in general liability, professional liability, abuse coverage, property, inland marine, auto and excess liability.