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Assistant Vice President/Senior Broker
Travis has over 12 years experience in underwriting and brokering. He currently brokers casualty and property coverages for a variety of classes of business including all types of contractors, energy, product related risks, environmental, and habitational accounts.
- Artisan/trade contractors
- Builder’s risk/installation floater
- Commercial property
- Equipment floaters and dealers
- Excess liability
- General contractors
- Habitational property
- Liquor liability
- Pollution contractors
- Product liability
- Residential and roofing contractors
- Vacant property
- Wind property
Kyle has been an underwriter since 1979, and an MGA underwriter/broker in Texas since 1992. He handles package and monoline 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.
- Artisan and general contractors
- Builders risks
- Commercial property
- Convenience stores
- Daycare centers
- Homeowner associations
- Retail businesses
- Small manufacturers
- Special events
- Vacant property
Senior Vice President/Branch Manager
Paul has been in insurance for over 11 years in both retail and wholesale/MGA business, with experience in underwriting and brokering commercial risks. He served as the CEO of Regency Insurance Brokerage Services before the company was acquired by U.S. Risk in 2019.
Paul received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and his M.B.A. from the University of Miami.
- General liability
- Cyber liability
- Workers’ compensation
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. 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
- Single-family homes
- Commercial condos
Brian Rudolph, AIS, AINS, CPII
Brian Rudolph has been an integral part of our Workers’ Compensation team since 2007. Brian holds a Florida 2-20 license along with various industry designations including Associate in Insurance Services (AIS), Associate in General Insurance (AINS), Certified Professional in Insurance (CPII), and a variety of additional certifications.
Brian entered the insurance industry in 1995, having earned his degree from Okaloosa Walton State College. He began his professional career in the financial services division of a large insurance service corporation, expanding his qualifications over 11 years through his work in personal lines, underwriting and eventually to the auditing of workers’ compensation.
He continues to pursue academic studies while charged with the privilege of serving our Central and Southeast Florida agencies. Besides providing expert placement of workers’ compensation, Brian assists with a wide variety of other E&S products for agents in a growing network nationwide. Brian’s self-initiative and dedication has resulted in a large book of very diverse business.
Executive Vice President, Business Development
Richard has been in the insurance industry since July 1974 and held many positions throughout the years, initially in the retail world running branch offices and managing all types of business risks. In 1994, he aided in the start up of L.A. Xcess, a dedicated entertainment insurance wholesale broker. In 2002, a portion of L.A. Xcess was sold to DeWitt Stern Group and Richard maintained his interest. This allowed L.A. Xcess to become a national entertainment wholesaler with access to all markets within this segment. In 2011, he acquired the majority of ownership and continued to manage its growth. Then in 2018, L.A. Xcess and its team were acquired and merged into Take1, where he now handles carrier relationships, develop new broker relationships and the development of new product ideas.
- Entertainment Insurance Programs (film, television, music, loan-out corporations, rental houses, touring entertainment, etc.)
- Contingency Insurance (Cancellation/Non-appearance, Kidnap and Ransom, Death and Disgrace, Unusual Business Income exposures)
- Terrorism program