As President of Connected Risk Solutions, Brian brings over 35 years of experience in the industry, working both in the US and the UK. After spending most of his career with large insurance corporations, Brian set out to build a wholesale brokerage company focused on fulfilling the needs of his customers. His knowledge and industry perspective serves Connected Risk Solutions well—giving him the edge to attract and retain customers, all while setting the standard that keeps our organization customer-focused at all times.
Prior to establishing Connected Risk Solutions in 2007, Brian worked for Allianz for 12 years in Los Angeles and Chicago (spending the last five years at Allianz as Chief Underwriting Officer), and spent over a year on the retail agency side. Brian also spent 7 years gaining underwriting experience while working in the UK, in both his homeland of Scotland as well as England. Brian holds Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designations, and earned a Fellowship degree from the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK).
Away from the office, Brian is an avid hockey fan. His family shares his love for the Chicago Blackhawks, and they recently completed their ongoing project to see the Hawks play in every NHL stadium. Brian has also delighted in watching his childhood favorites, Liverpool FC, return to the top of the soccer world in recent years. He also enjoys playing golf, spending time with his family, and reading history and non-fiction books.