People Moves: New Hires at Alliant, TMPAA, Risk Strategies

December 17, 2021
Alliant Insurance Services Hires Bixby, Leavitt as Senior Vice Presidents

Alliant Insurance Services hired Doug Bixby senior vice president.

In this role, Bixby will focus on providing management professional lines including product liability and clinical trials liability within the healthcare, life sciences and fintech sectors.

Bixby started his career at AIG, spending 10 years underwriting executive liability and transactional risk products before transitioning into a broker role. Prior to joining Alliant, Bixby served as executive vice president at the world’s fourth largest insurance brokerage, where he specialized in servicing companies in a variety of industries including life sciences, technology, financial institutions, private equity, venture capital and media. Additionally, Bixby spent 15 years with William Gallaher Associates, where he was instrumental in the growth of the New York and New Jersey offices until its acquisition in 2015.

Separately, Alliant Insurance Services hired Rich Leavitt as senior vice president.

In this role, Leavitt will provide risk management services to healthcare, life sciences and technology clients as part of Alliant’s healthcare practice.

Leavitt has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, including outsourced risk management, brokerage and underwriting, focusing on life sciences, technology and healthcare sectors. Prior to joining Alliant, Leavitt served as area principal and regional practice leader for healthcare and risk management. Additionally, Leavitt was a founding principal of William Gallagher Associates, where he also led the life sciences and management liability practices.

Alliant Insurance Services is a distributor of diversified insurance products and services. It operates through a network of specialized national platforms and local offices.

Source: Alliant Insurance Services

The Target Markets Program Administrators Association Hires Allen

The Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA) hired Susan Allen to fill the newly created position as director of insurance services and education.

In this role, Allen will provide strategic leadership and direction for all resource development, educational programming and other insurance services to assist TMPAA members.

Susan Allen

Allen is a 20-year veteran of the industry and has been active in the program space for more than a decade.

The TMPAA is an organization dedicated to the challenges of insurance program administration. Its mission is to help program administrators conduct business more efficiently, with greater proficiency and profitability. The organization provides its members with an array of business and educational services including access to program carrier decision makers, best practice recognition, Target University, program marketing and distribution, industry studies and two annual member meetings.

Source: The Target Markets Program Administrators Association

Risk Strategies Hires Bryant as Managing Director

Risk Strategies, a national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, hired Steve Bryant as managing director and higher education risk management leader.

In this role, Bryant will work to further develop and enhance the higher education team and risk management services. He will collaborate with regional and practice leaders to provide industry-leading risk management, risk financing and insurance products for higher education clients.

Bryant began his career in the insurance industry in 1981 with Marsh USA. He has held positions as corporate risk manager and consultant to several industries. In 2002, Bryant joined the Texas Tech University System, where he served for the last 19 years as managing director for the Office of Risk Management. While there, he coordinated and administered the insurance and risk management program for the university.

Risk Strategies is a specialty national insurance brokerage and risk management firm offering comprehensive risk management advice and insurance and reinsurance placement for property/casualty, employee benefits and private client risks. With 25 specialty practices, Risk Strategies serves commercial companies, nonprofits, public entities and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets.

Source: Risk Strategies

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