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Cristi Carrington

Chief Distribution Officer
Phone: 206.816.6712
Email: [email protected]



Lines of Business
  • Builder’s Risk
  • Commercial Umbrella
  • Dealers Open Lot
  • DIC and Flood
  • Garage
  • General Liability
  • Inland Marine
  • Liquor Liability
  • Motor Truck Cargo and Auto Physical Damage
  • Ocean Marine
  • Property
  • Packages Available!

The Brown & Riding Underwriting & Select Accounts (B&R USA) Team is your go-to small business solution that efficiently addresses the need for lower minimum premiums, while adeptly handling tricky risks that require the fast and efficient service of an experienced professional.

Full Market Access

Our skilled underwriting teams are located throughout the country and are dedicated to promptly providing customized, professional E&S coverage for small to medium-sized accounts. Leveraging our comprehensive network of top-tier carriers and in-house binding trading authorities, we can ensure quick response times and the authority to underwrite and obtain coverage in house. No matter the nature of the account, we will strive to find a solution for your client and involve our brokerage teams as needed for full market access.

With many underwriters across the country to serve you, we have the authority to quote and bind with several markets that target packages. We can write monoline Property and Casualty, including Inland Marine. With the ability and knowledge to pre-qualify many accounts, we can let you know immediately if we are able to help with our underwriting markets or if we need to refer you to our brokerage markets.

Classes of Business
  • 1-4 family dwellings
  • Apartments
  • Bar / tavern
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Builder’s risk
  • Child care
  • Condo / homeowner association
  • Contractors
  • Event planners
  • Fireworks stands
  • Habitational
  • Handyman
  • Hotel / motel
  • Janitorial
  • Lessor’s risk
  • Manufacturers, distributors, importers
  • Mercantile
  • Motor truck cargo
  • Owners and contractors protective (OCP)
  • Outfitters and guides
  • Owners, landlords, and tenants (OL&T)
  • Products
  • Restaurants
  • Special events
  • Vacant land / building
  • Vendors
  • and MORE!

Find a Specialist

Contact Information Location Practice Areas
Ryan  Fasano
Ryan Fasano
Associate Underwriter
Phone: 312.279.3680
Illinois
Underwriting
Stephanie  Foglesong
Stephanie Foglesong
Assistant Vice President, Underwriter
Phone: 206.816.6708
Washington
Underwriting
Art  Forenza
Art Forenza
Assistant Vice President, Underwriter
Phone: 727.342.6760
Florida
Underwriting
An-Marie  Gale
An-Marie Gale
Underwriter
Phone: 503.517.0502
Oregon
Underwriting
Thomas  Harkins
Thomas Harkins
Underwriter
Phone: 727.342.6790
Florida
Underwriting
Chris  Matsuo
Chris Matsuo
Senior Vice President, Production Underwriter
Phone: 206.816.6742
Oregon
Underwriting
Melissa  McFarlane
Melissa McFarlane
Principal, Senior Vice President, Production Underwriter
Phone: 480.281.3852
Arizona
Underwriting
Ross  Nichols
Ross Nichols
Vice President, Production Underwriter
Phone: 312.279.3708
Illinois
Underwriting
Heather  Ogle
Heather Ogle
Underwriter
Phone: 503.295.3668
Oregon
Underwriting
Daniel  Wallace
Daniel Wallace
Renewal Underwriter
Phone: 417.429.0658
Missouri
Underwriting
Cristi  Carrington
Cristi Carrington
Chief Distribution Officer
Phone: 206.816.6712
Washington
Underwriting