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 specialty programs group. Mr. Carter will assume senior level management responsibilities for all the U.S. Risk specialty programs. U.S. Risk currently serves as program administrator for over 25 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

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:
Randall Goss, Chairman and CEO, U.S. Risk

U.S. Risk was ranked the fifth-largest wholesaler by Business Insurance for 2016.