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November 2023 Buzz

After another busy month at Ryan Specialty, we have put together a collection of the most popular news, events, interviews and other stories from across our firm. Catch up with us by taking a look at the posts below!


Ryan Specialty announce the appointment of Thomas Nash as President of CorRisk Solutions, a wholesale distribution professional liability managing general underwriter and part of Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers. Within CorRisk, Christine Defelice was also promoted to Head of Operations, Jennifer Mayer to Head of Miscellaneous Professional Lines and Darren Racine to Head of the Architects & Engineers. Read the press release.

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RT Specialty announced that experienced underwriter Jessalynn Suda has joined RT Binding Authority’s leadership team. Jessalynn will focus on product development, profitability studies and quality assurance. Read the press release.

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Ryan Specialty Chief Human Resources Officer Michael Conklin spoke with Insurance Journal about how to create a work environment that can attract and retain talent during a critical moment for the insurance industry. Read the article.

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Ryan Specialty Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Alice Topping had a fun conversation with Insurance Journal on their IJam podcast about her personal background, marketing in the insurance industry and managing the messaging for a rapidly growing firm. Check out the podcast!

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RT Specialty is excited to share that the RT Connector now has the capacity to quote, bind and issue LRO commercial package business in CAT exposed areas along the Atlantic seaboard. We're excited to help insurance agents and brokers secure competitive coverage for LRO's quickly and efficiently! Learn more about the RT Connector.

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RT Specialty proudly sponsored Zywave's Property Insights Conference 2023, which had panels featuring RT Specialty's Chief Claims Officer Todd Mannschreck and CEO & President – National Property Brenda (Ballard) Austenfeld.

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To celebrate Veterans Day, Ryan Specialty was proud to recognize its veterans at the Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers Summit and donate to K9s for Veterans, an organization dedicated to helping veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder transition back to civilian life with the assistance of trained service dogs.

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Thank you to everyone who joined Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers and Ryan Specialty National Programs at this year's IIAG - Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia Connect Fall Expo!

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