U40 Programs

These programs are open to all WSIA members and are organized by WSIA's U40 at the WSIA Annual Marketplace. You may register for these events during the Marketplace registration process. 

Sunday, September 23

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.           WSIA's U40 Session
"Active Shooter/Workplace Violence: Claims, Coverages and Consequences"

Adam Care, Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Co.


Paul Marshall, McGowan Program Administrators
    A704 - Atrium Level
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.   WSIA's U40 Networking Reception
    A703 - Atrium Level

Monday, September 24

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.           WSIA's U40 Education Session

Adam Care, Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Co. 


Christopher McDaniel, The Institutes' Riskblock Alliance
Srinivas Pulijala, Munich Re
    The Learning Center - Ballroom Level (Hyatt)

Tuesday, September 25

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.          WSIA's U40 Executive Panel 

Chris Peterson, Chris-Leef General Agency, Inc.


Joel Cavaness, President, RPS
Tim Stokes,
CEO, Croton Stokes Wilson Holden
Tracy Wade,
COO, Maxum
Danielle Wade,
COO, Jackson Sumner & Associates
    Learning Center - Ballroom Level (Hyatt)

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.    WSIA's U40 Reception
Terrace Foyer, Outside Regency Ballroom - Ballroom Level (Hyatt)

Join us for a panel discussion with a cross-section of industry leaders. Panelists will discuss the future of the surplus lines marketplace, the challenges and opportunities E&S professionals may encounter during the next five years and anecdotes from their own experiences as leaders and professionals. Afterwards, join U40 and panelists for a reception to further explore themes touched on during the panel discussion.