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February 2024 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!


RT Specialty announced that cyber liability is now offered on its proprietary digital platform,
RT Connector! Retail insurance agents and brokers can now quote, bind and issue small cyber policies within minutes. Through one single, streamlined application, RT Connector offers bindable quotes from multiple carriers and can issue policies with a click of a button. Read the press release.

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RT Specialty CEO & President – National Property Brenda (Ballard) Austenfeld has been named the 2024 recipient of the APIW, Inc. Insurance Woman of the Year award, recognizing her tremendous career, many contributions to the insurance industry and commitment to the professional development and advancement of women in the field. Congratulations, Brenda! Read the article.

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RT Specialty's Ted Cornell, Eric DiLaura, Paul Jackson, Paul Sipos and Sebastian Swain have all been named as 2024 Top Specialist Wholesale Brokers by Insurance Business America. Congratulations, everyone! Read the article.

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Congratulations to the Winter 2024 class of the Ryan Specialty University Foundations Program, who just presented ten very impressive capstone projects as they prepare to launch their specialty insurance careers. We can't wait to see what you do next!

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and Stockholm-based Managing General Underwriter Ryan Specialty Nordics announced a new strategic trading partnership. SiriusPoint will support Ryan Specialty Nordics as it offers insurance coverage for onshore windfarms, primarily in Sweden, and a package for small to medium-sized enterprises, which includes commercial property and legal liability. Read the press release.

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RT Specialty Senior Vice President Joe Feitz, CIC, CRM spoke with Financial Services Review about the evolving workers' compensation insurance market and how RT Specialty is well positioned to meet the needs of the industry. Read the article.

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Ryan Specialty Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Carlos Herrera is a member of The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers' DE&I Advisory Committee and was featured in Leader's Edge Magazine's story about the formation of the committee and the role they look to play for the industry. Read the article.

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RT Specialty sponsored IIAH - Independent Insurance Agents of Houston's Houston Insurance Day during their 100-year anniversary celebration! Congratulations to Brady, Chapman, Holland & Associates' Ryann Terry, who was presented with the RT Specialty Scholarship Fund, providing $1,500 for insurance education, by RT Specialty President – National Personal Lines Practice Claudia May.

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Ryan Specialty is pleased to announce the promotion of Lana Jankovic to Chief Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Officer. Lana has over 25 years of insurance industry experience in audit, SOX compliance, information technology, risk management and process improvement. Read the press release.

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Ryan Transactional Risk welcomed two new underwriters, Cherlyn Seah and Lawrence Gregory, to our Singapore Warranty and Indemnity team!

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