WSIA Board of Directors

In 2019, the WSIA Board of Directors formalized a strategy to guide the development of a pipeline of candidates for consideration as future Board members. With this framework, the Board of Directors intends to develop a strong, broad pool of candidates that is representative of the diverse WSIA membership. It also strives to promote transparency around the Nominating Committee and Board selection process and provide members with a better understanding of the selection criteria and expectations of WSIA Board members. You can learn more about the strategy and framework here.

Officers



  PRESIDENT
  Joel Cavaness
  President
  Risk Placement Services
  Rolling Meadows, IL
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  VICE PRESIDENT
  Bryan Sanders
 
President 
  Markel Assurance
  Glen Allen, VA
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  SECRETARY
  Davis Moore
 
CEO
  Worldwide Facilities, LLC
  Los Angeles, CA
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 TREASURER
 Bryan Clark

 President
 Gorst & Compass Insurance
 Chatsworth, CA
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  IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
  Jacqueline Schaendorf

  President & CEO
  Insurance House
  Atlanta, GA
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Directors

    Patrick Albrecht
  Senior Vice President
  Associated Insurance Administrators, Inc.
  Montgomery, AL
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    Shannon Dahlke Applegate
  Sr. Vice President,
  Houston & Atlanta Branch Manager
  MHI, a division of Worldwide Facilities, LLC
  Houston, TX
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    Brenda (Ballard) Austenfeld
  President National Property Practice and              Managing Director
  RT Specialty
  Naples, FL
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    Tim Chaix
  CEO & President
  R.E. Chaix & Associates Insurance Brokers, Inc. 
  Irvine, CA
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  Robert Greenebaum
  Executive Vice President
  CRC
  Chicago, IL
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    Wendy Houser 
  Regional President, Mid South
  Markel
  Dallas, TX
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  Harry Johnson 
  COO
  Johnson & Johnson Inc.
  Charleston, SC
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  Bruce Kessler
  Division President
  Westchester
  Alpharetta, GA
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   Phillip McCrorie
 President
 RSUI
 Atlanta, GA
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    Dave Obenauer
  CEO
  CRC Group
  Charlotte, NC
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    Richard Schmitzer
  President & CEO
  James River Insurance Company
  Richmond, VA
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U40 Representative



  Josh Ammons
  Senior Vice President 
  AmWINS Group
  Charlotte, NC
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