Massachusetts’ Risk Strategies Names Mina as CEO

Risk Strategies, a Boston, Mass.-headquartered, privately held national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has named President John Mina as CEO. Mina will succeed Michael Christian, Risk Strategies founder and long-time CEO, who will move to the executive chairman role.

Mina has worked in the insurance industry for his entire 30-year career and joined Risk Strategies in April of 2017 from Willis Towers Watson, where he was head of Corporate Risk and Broking for the Atlantic South Region.

John Mina

As CEO of Risk Strategies, he will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of the company and working as a senior advisor to the leadership team while managing the day-to-day operations. In addition, he’ll support the needs of clients, employees, investors and trading partners.

In taking on the CEO position, Mina will push forward on a variety of growth opportunities, including continuing the firm’s merger and acquisition activity, recruitment of key professionals and the ongoing build-out and deepening of Risk Strategies’ specialty practices.

Michael Christian

Christian, who founded Risk Strategies in 1997, will continue to be actively involved in guiding the strategic direction of the company. He will concentrate on client experience and broader growth initiatives, support merger and acquisition activities, focus on the refinement of Risk Strategies’ specialty value propositions and serve as senior advisor to the executive team.

Source: Risk Strategies