Steen, Webber Promoted at Burns & Wilcox in New Orleans

January 19, 2021

Wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, Burns & Wilcox, has promoted Bonnie Steen and Cain Webber in management roles in its New Orleans office.

Steen has been promoted to managing director from vice president, associate managing director; and Webber has been promoted to associate managing director from manager, commercial insurance.

In her role as managing director, Steen leads the growth strategy of the New Orleans location, which is consistently amongst the largest Burns & Wilcox offices. Steen also oversees and manages operations of the New Orleans team while simultaneously supporting the Monroe and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, locations. With more than 35 years of industry experience, she is known as a go-to surplus lines insurance professional with a highly-regarded specialization in catastrophic property. She has been integral in supporting brokers, agents and partners through some of the most severe weather events after many admitted markets withdrew from the region.

Steen also demonstrates her commitment to the industry through involvement with the Louisiana Surplus Line Association, the Insurance Professionals of Greater New Orleans, and as a certified Continuing Education instructor.

Steen reports to Blaise D’Antoni, executive vice president, Burns & Wilcox, South Region. As the former managing director of New Orleans, D’Antoni remains directly involved with day-to-day operations while playing a more active role with the offices he oversees throughout the U.S. South region, ranging from Texas to the Carolinas.

In his new role as associate managing director, Webber will assist in the New Orleans office’s growth strategy, working alongside Steen. He has been with Burns & Wilcox for more than a decade and has held various roles with increased leadership responsibilities during his tenure. He currently oversees the Commercial Underwriting department, which is known for its national partner relationships and consistency in retaining and growing business. Webber has experience and knowledge working with London syndicates and contracts.

Burns & Wilcox is a member of H.W. Kaufman Group.

Source: Burns & Wilcox

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