Below you will find information on U.S. Risk underwriters and brokers. Use the drop-down menu to filter by office location, program or specialty.
Tim Bennett, CIC
Tim joined U. S. Risk in 2013 and has nearly 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. For more than 20 years, Tim has focused on management, professional and cyber liability as well as fidelity/crime bonds. His book of business encompasses a broad array of professional exposures with a heavy focus on financial institutions including banks, insurance companies, assets managers, private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, mutual funds, trust companies, family offices, mortgage bankers/brokers, specialty lenders and much more. With experience in underwriting, sales and product development, Tim is here to assist his agent partners with the placement of accounts that are standard, complex and distressed risks.
- Cyber/privacy liability
- Financial institutions D&O
- Side A DIC
- Excess liability
- Financial institution bonds
- Insurance company E&O/D&O
- Mortgage brokers and bankers professional liability
- Professional liability (including financial services risks)
- Mortgage impairment
- Lender-placed and REO insurance
- Commercial crime/kidnap and ransom
- Broker/dealer and investment advisor E&O
- Fiduciary liability
- Trust E&O
Vice President/Senior Broker/Underwriter
Sheila specializes in miscellaneous medical malpractice professional and general liability coverages. She started in the E&S business in 1989 and helped establish the Houston Healthcare Division of U.S. Risk in 2000. She is a Senior Underwriter with underwriting authority through our exclusive miscellaneous medical program through underwriters at Lloyd’s.
Sheila also has extensive experience as a senior broker. She partners with leading underwriters of highly rated national carriers to provide the expertise needed in today’s challenging market. Some eligible classes include surgery centers, home health agencies, staffing agencies, medical clinics, adult daycare, diagnostic imaging labs, MRI centers, DME, CRNAs, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and many more.
- Adult daycare
- Allied/misc. healthcare
- Assisted living centers
- For-profit D&O
- Medical laboratories
- Non-profit D&O
- Professional liability
- Social services
Beth Boisseau-Coots, CIC
Vice President, Sales
Beth Boisseau-Coots joined J.B. Lloyd and Associates in 2006, and became part of the U.S. Risk team when the company was acquired in 2016. She specializes in insurance products for banks and real estate investors.
- Commercial general liability
- Cyber liability
- Directors and officers liability
- Financial institution bonds
- Foreclosed liability insurance
- Lender placed insurance
- Outsourced insurance tracking for lenders
- Real estate investor insurance
Cason Burdett, CIC, ARM
Vice President/Senior Underwriter
Cason joined U.S. Risk in 2012. He manages our in-house Energy & Environmental Division, which is responsible for underwriting general liability, professional liability, excess liability and inland marine in the oil and gas sector. In addition to his underwriting responsibilities, Cason is also a broker for all lines of energy coverage, handling mid-sized to large accounts. Prior to U.S. Risk, Cason was with AIG for six years as a business development manager and primary casualty underwriter.
- Operators and non-operators
- Oilfield consultants
- Drilling contractors
- Well servicing contractors
- Pipeline operators
- Many other supporting classes