Speakers Info

The content, agenda & speakers for each Advisen Insights Conference is planned by an Advisory Board that represents industry thought-leaders and influential marketplace participants. Each Advisory Board is unique for each conference event.

Advisory Board meetings and conference calls are led by Advisen’s Rebecca Bole, EVP, Editor-in-Chief.

Advisory Board:

  • Meredith Bullock, Senior Vice President, Berkshire Hathaway
  • Joseph Cellura, President, North American Casualty Division, Allied World
  • Tony DeFelice,Managing Director and Casualty Practice Leader, Aon
  • Timothy A. DeSett, Executive Vice President, Risk Practices, Lockton Companies
  • Elizabeth Johnson, Global Head of Excess Casualty, AIG
  • Stephen Kempsey, US Casualty Practice Leader, Marsh
  • Debbie Michel, EVP of National Accounts Casualty, Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Joseph Peiser, Executive Vice President, Head of Casualty Broking, Willis Towers Watson
  • Audrey Rampinelli, Vice President, Risk Management, Loews Corporation [2017 Conference Chair]
  • Brian Winters, EVP - Global Corporate Casualty, Zurich North America

64 Confirmed Speakers:

  • Christopher Alviggi, Vice President, Marine & Energy Group, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
  • Andy Barberis, Global Head of Excess Casualty Claims, AIG
  • James Barbuti, Senior Vice President, Global Risk Management, XL Catlin
  • Alexander Baugh, President, Liability and Financial Lines, AIG
  • Adam Bellin, Founder + Director of Business Development, Human Condition Safety
  • Marissa Beyers, Senior Vice President, Trial Behavior Consulting Inc.
  • David Bradford, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Advisen
  • Meredith Bullock, Senior Vice President, Berkshire Hathaway
  • Joseph Cellura, President, North American Casualty Division, Allied World
  • Michael Ian Coles, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Cedent
  • Jennifer De La Torre, AVP Risk Management, AT&T
  • Tony DeFelice, Managing Director and Casualty Practice Leader, Aon
  • John Denton, Managing Director, Marsh
  • Steven Fargo, CEO, DataWing Global
  • Adeeb Fadil, Senior Counsel, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Paul Ferrillo, Counsel, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Christopher Flatt, Workers Compensation COE Leader, US Casualty Practice, Marsh
  • Aldo Fucentese, VP National Insurance - Division Underwriting Manager, Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Shannon Groeber, Senior Vice President, Cyber/E&O Practice, JLT Specialty USA
  • Earl Hagström, Partner, Sedgwick LLP
  • Roger L. Hammer, Director, Risk Management, American Water Works Service Company, Inc.
  • Mark Heaysman, Head of Sales and Operations USA, dorsaVi
  • Julie Hespe, SVP Product Leader, Commercial, QBE
  • Brett Holmgren, Senior Vice President & Director of Consulting, Robert M. Currey & Associates
  • Paul Horgan, Head of North America Commercial Insurance, Zurich
  • Paul Jardine, Chief Experience Officer, XL Catlin
  • Elizabeth Johnson, Global Head of Excess Casualty, AIG
  • James Keating, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Keating Companies
  • Stephen Kempsey, US Casualty Practice Leader, Marsh
  • Barry Martin, Executive Vice President, Old Republic Risk Management
  • Joseph McCarthy, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer - National Casualty Practice, Aon
  • Wendy Mellk, Principal, Jackson Lewis
  • David Merker, SVP, Aerospace Northeast Regional Manager, Willis Towers Watson
  • Nicole Michaels, Business Transformation and Performance Improvement Insurance Leader, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Kendell Moore, Vice President, Abernathy MacGregor
  • Dr. Ismail Nabeel, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Health Systems
  • James Naklicki, Senior Analyst - Property & Casualty Insurance, Citi
  • Penni Nelson, Director, Risk Management, Hillwood
  • Marc B. Orloff, SVP & GM, National Insurance Casualty & Middle Market, Northeast, Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Jesse Paulson, Executive - Insurance, General Electric Company
  • Joseph Peiser, Executive Vice President, Head of Casualty Broking, Willis Towers Watson
  • William Porter, Head of International Sales, Zurich North America
  • Paul Primavera, Executive Vice President, National Risk Control Services - Practice Leader, Lockton Companies
  • Chris Proudlove, SVP, Manager, North Regional Office, Global Aerospace
  • Joerg Reinholdt, SVP, Global Casualty, Chubb
  • Bob Reville, President & Chief Executive Officer, Praedicat
  • Marcel Ricciardelli, Senior Vice President, Allied World
  • Thomas Ringe, Partner, Duane Morris LLP
  • Lori Robinett, Senior Vice President, Construction Service Group, Aon
  • Jennifer Rothstein, Senior Director, Insurance Channel, Kroll
  • David Roy, 2nd Vice President, Forensic Engineering Laboratory, Travelers
  • Mike Serricchio, Senior Vice President, Marsh
  • Hiral Shah, Eastern Region Manager, Environmental, XL Catlin
  • Scott G. Stephenson, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Verisk Analytics
  • Matthew Summers, Managing Director / Project Insurance Practice Leader, WTW North America Construction Practice
  • Howard Tollin, EVP, President, Environmental, SterlingRisk Environmental Services
  • Shannon Totten, SVP, Casualty Insurance Practice Leader Bermuda, Endurance
  • Jeffrey Vita, Partner, Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C.
  • Mark Walls, Vice President Communications & Strategic Analysis, Safety National
  • Bruce Wineman, Sr. Managing Director, Aon Risk Solutions
  • Keith Wolfe, President US P&C - Regional & National, Swiss Re
  • Soraya Wright, Risk Management Professional
  • Cheryl Yetka, Treasurer, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Jonathan Zaffino, President, Everest Insurance North America
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