Succeeding in the New Age of Specialty Coverage

An increasingly risky world is demanding new coverages, products and services created by and delivered with subject matter expertise.


With Specialization Comes Responsibility

Becoming an insurance specialist opens the doors to new opportunities, but also potentially exposes insurance professionals to greater expectations, obligations and liabilities.

Panelists

Martin Ween

Martin Ween
Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP

Joel Cavaness

Joel Cavaness
Risk Placement Services

Chris Mee

Chris Mee
Aon

Jeremy Hitzig

Jeremy Hitzig
Starfish Specialty Programs


Prospecting for the Next Great Risk Opportunity

How risk specialists research new risks, assess carrier and capital partners, and demonstrate demand for new coverages.

Panelists

Matthew Power

Matthew Power
One80 Intermediaries

Heidi Strommen

Heidi Strommen
Distinguished Programs

Hank Watkins

Hank Watkins
Lloyd's


From Generalist to Specialist

Brokers and MGAs explain how narrowing their focus on risk broadened their opportunities for success.

Panelists

Richard Augustyn

Richard Augustyn
NIP Group

Geof McKernan

Geof McKernan
NSM Insurance Group

Troy Korsgaden

Troy Korsgaden
Korsgaden International