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Melissa Royston Casualty: Associate Broker

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Brown and RidingCasualtyHome Chicago, IL Phone: 312.279.3652Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties: Environmental

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Team:
Chris Dockery
SVP, Broker
Direct: 616.285.6503
Email: cdockery@brcins.com

Traci Jonker
AVP, Account Executive
Direct: 616.285.6509
Email: tjonker@brcins.com

Rob Alvarez
Production Associate
Direct: 678.225.1384
Email: ralvarez@brcins.com

Taelor Rubin Casualty: Associate Broker

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Brown and RidingCasualtyLocation: Atlanta, GA Mobile: 919.880.2538Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties: Commercial Auto, General Liability, Excess Liability, Products Liability, OL&T/Premises, GL – Pollution – Prof. Liability combined policy forms (for risks with the slightest Pollution exposure), Construction

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Paul Bontempo
Broker
Direct: 678.225.1394
Email: pbontempo@brcins.com

Mary Catherine Hodgson
Production Assistant
Direct: 678.225.1379
Email: mhodgson@brcins.com

Harrison Scheider Casualty: AVP, Broker

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Brown and RidingCasualtyLocation: Denver, CO Mobile: 608.282.5342Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties: Environmental and combined environmental professional and casualty placements for construction and trade contractors as well as manufactures and distributors, including but not limited to commercial buildings such as hotels, apartments, and condos

Zac Schuck Management & Professional Liability: AVP, Account Executive, Production Team Lead

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Brown and RidingManagement & Professional LiabilityLocation: Seattle, WA Phone: 206.816.6727Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties: Professional Liability

George Sella Casualty: SVP, Broker

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Brown and RidingCasualtyLocation: Atlanta, GA — and — Los Angeles, CA Phone: 213.593.3456Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties: Construction and project-specific business, including commercial and residential wrap-ups

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Todd Horton
VP, Broker
Direct: 213.593.3427
Email: thorton@brcins.com

Walker McKenzie
Broker
Direct: 678.818.4933
Email: wmckenzie@brcins.com

Shannon Christensen
Associate Broker
Direct: 213.593.3482
Email: schristensen@brcins.com

Lauren Shane Casualty: AVP, Broker

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Brown and RidingCasualtyLocation: Petaluma, CA Phone: 707.658.7165Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties: General and Environmental Liability, Excess Liability, Construction, Wraps, Product Liability, OL&T, and Commercial Auto

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Team:
Ramon Howing
SVP, Broker
Direct: 415.490.9405
Email: rhowing@brcins.com

Gregg Shannon Property: Associate Broker

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Brown and RidingPropertyLocation: New York, NY Phone: 212.299.4756Mobile: 631.245.0124Add to Address Book.

Sheri Shapiro Casualty, Management & Professional Liability: VP, Broker

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Brown and RidingCasualty, Management & Professional LiabilityLocation: Sherman Oaks, CA Phone: 818.536.7241Mobile: 310.228.0064Add to Address Book.
Biography
Specialties:
Casualty – General Liability, Excess, OCP, Products, Manufacturers, Distributors and Product Recall
Property – DIC including EQ / FL, Builder’s Risk, All Risk, Vacant Buildings, Stock Throughputs and other tough to place Property classes
Management & Professional Liability – D&O, EPL, Fiduciary, Crime, E&O and Cyber
Public Entity – General Liability, Excess Liability, Property, Excess Workers Compensation, Cyber, Pollution, Auto Liability and Physical Damage
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Team:
Linda Lassig
Associate Broker
Direct: 818.536.7242
Email: llassig@brcins.com

Jeffery Short Casualty: SVP, Hospitality Practice Leader, Broker

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Brown and RidingCasualtyLocation: Sherman Oaks, CA Phone: 818.536.7243Mobile: 818.203.9330Add to Address Book.
Biography
Specialties:
Casualty – Construction, Hospitality, Manufacturers, Distributors, Security Guards / Alarm,
Amusement Facilities, Healthcare Facilities, Aviation Products, and HOA’s
Property – DIC including EQ / FL, Builder’s Risk, All Risk, and Vacant Buildings
Management & Professional Liability – D&O, EPL, Fiduciary, Crime, E&O, and Cyber
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Berry Smith
Account Executive
Direct: 818.536.7240
Email: bsmith@brcins.com

Maria Carvajal
Associate Broker
Direct: 818.536.7244
Email: mcarvajal@brcins.com

Alma Villalobos
Associate Broker
Direct: 818.536.7245
Email: avillalobos@brcins.com

Theresa Slusser Property: Account Executive

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Brown and RidingPropertyLocation: Kansas City, MO Phone: 816.915.3823Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties: Habitational, DIC, Wind Driven Accounts, Builder’s Risk

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Team:
Valerie Martin
SVP, Broker
Direct: 816.915.3826
Email: vmartin@brcins.com

Berry Smith Casualty: AVP, Account Executive, Production Team Lead

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Brown and RidingCasualtyLocation: Sherman Oaks, CA Phone: 818.536.7240Add to Address Book.

Erika Smith Property: Associate Broker

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Brown and RidingPropertyLocation: Seattle, WA Phone: 206.816.6762Add to Address Book.
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Team:
Teresa Cannon
SVP, Broker
Direct: 206.816.6730
Email: tcannon@brcins.com

Courtney Jeminez
AVP, Account Executive
Direct: 206.816.6738
Email: cjeminez@brcins.com

Miranda Gonzalez
Associate Broker
Direct: 206.816.6723
Email: mgonzalez@brcins.com

Zac Bryant
Associate Broker
Direct: 678.818.4932
Email: zbryant@brcins.com

Carolyn Smolski Property: Associate Broker

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Brown and RidingPropertyLocation: Los Angeles, CA Phone: 213.593.3425Add to Address Book.
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Team:
Daniel Filbey
Broker
Direct: 415.593.3455
Email: dfilbey@brcins.com

Andreana Lopez
Account Executive
Direct: 213.593.3449
Email: alopez@brcins.com

Mark Schilde
Production Associate
Direct: 213.320.3026
Email: mschilde@brcins.com

Kelly Sorensen Management & Professional Liability: AVP, Account Executive, Production Team Lead

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Brown and RidingManagement & Professional LiabilityLocation: Chicago, IL Phone: 312.279.3690Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties: Professional Liability, Privacy

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Team:
Doug Day
SVP, Broker
Direct: 312.279.3650
Email: dday@brcins.com
Laura Lusk
Production Associate
Direct: 312.279.3703
Email: llusk@brcins.com

Bill Stratico Management & Professional Liability: SVP, Broker

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Brown and RidingManagement & Professional LiabilityLocation: Los Angeles, CA Phone: 213.593.3440Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties EPLI, Private Management Liability, Security/Privacy Liability

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Team:
Emily Chrismer
Account Executive
Direct: 678.225.1383
Email: echrismer@brcins.com

Bridgette Swearngin
Account Executive
Direct: 213.593.3419
Email: bswearngin@brcins.com

Maria Yomjinda
Associate Broker
Direct: 213.593.3446
Email: myomjinda@brcins.com

Mike Sullivan Management & Professional Liability: VP, Broker

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Brown and RidingManagement & Professional LiabilityLocation: Atlanta, GA Phone: 678.818.4929Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties: D&O, EPL, Crime, Fiduciary, Cyber Liability, Architects & Engineers, and Contractors Professional Liability

Bobbie Sundstrom Management & Professional Liability: Associate Broker

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Brown & RidingManagement & Professional LiabilityLocation: Seattle, WA Phone: 206.816.6718Add to Address Book.
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Paul Nowak
EVP, Broker
Direct: 206.816.6721
Email: pnowak@brcins.com

Anne Lund
SVP, Broker
Direct: 206.816.6726
Email: alund@brcins.com

Jacob Brannan
Broker
Direct: 206.816.6709
Email: jbrannan@brcins.com

Sarah Roberts
Associate Broker
Direct: 206.816.6704
Email: sroberts@brcins.com

Bridgette Swearngin Management & Professional Liability: Account Executive

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Brown and RidingManagement & Professional LiabilityLocation: Los Angeles, CA Phone: 213.593.3419Add to Address Book.
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Team:
Bill Stratico
SVP, Broker
Direct: 213.593.3440
Email: bstratico@brcins.com

Emily Chrismer
Account Executive
Direct: 678.225.1383
Email: echrismer@brcins.com

Maria Yomjinda
Associate Broker
Direct: 213.593.3446
Email: myomjinda@brcins.com

Susan Thaman Underwriting: Underwriter

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Brown and RidingUnderwritingLocation: Anchorage, AK Phone: 907.297.4524Add to Address Book.

Roy Thomas Casualty: SVP, Broker

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Brown and RidingCasualtyLocation: Atlanta, GA Phone: 678.225.1382Add to Address Book.
Biography

Specialties: Transportation

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Team:
Beau Cantrell
AVP, Broker
Direct: 678.818.4931
Email: bcantrell@brcins.com