CorRisk Solutions taps industry veteran to lead A&E team

CorRisk Solutions, a series of Ryan Specialty Group subsidiary RSG Underwriting Managers, has announced the appointment of Christine DeFelice to lead its architects and engineers professional liability team. DeFelice will be based in CorRisk’s New York City office.

DeFelice has more than 20 years of industry experience, primarily on the carrier side, while specializing in architects and engineers professional liability. She has previously held positions at PL Risks Advisors, Ironshore Insurance Services, Tudor Professional and Royal Sun Alliance. DeFelice has served as a broker, underwriter, national product leader and program manager, and was instrumental in developing guidelines, policy forms, endorsements and rates for A&E programs.

“We’re enthusiastic about Christine’s underwriting experience and the broker relationships she will bring to our firm,” said Dawn D’Onofrio, president and CEO of WKFC and CorRisk. “We’re confident in Christine’s abilities to lead her dynamic team of underwriters to even greater success.”

Maria V. Amelio, chief underwriter officer, specialty casualty, said that she was “delighted to have Christine as a member of the CorRisk family. Her experience, knowledge and relationships are tremendous assets to our A&E team.”

“I am beyond thrilled and excited to work for such a well-respected organization,” DeFelice said. “Having the opportunity to work directly under two strong professional women, Dawn D’Onofrio and Maria Amelio, and alongside a dedicated, hardworking, experienced and fun team of underwriters will give me the opportunity to continue to develop professionally and to be a key player in CorRisk’s continued success.”

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