Career Development Committee

Davis Moore  
  Bryan Sanders  

Committee Charter

The Career Development Committee’s mission is to network with WSIA members to create interest, awareness and enthusiasm about careers in the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines industry with bright, enthusiastic college students.  The Committee encourages the exchange of educational and industry information and promotes professionalism while encouraging students and professionals to become more involved in the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines community. 

WSIA Members
To learn more about how you can be involved with educating or hiring college students, please visit the Talent Development web page.

Students and Faculty
To learn more about the WSIA opportunities available to students and faculty, visit the Student Opportunities web page. You can also sign up to receive the WSIA U-News to be notified of events and deadlines. 

Contact Christine Timmerman, Career Development Programs Manager, at

2017-2018 Committee Members 

Josh Ammons, AmWINS Brokerage
Kim Anthony, Risk Insurance Brokers 
Phil April, Crum & Forster Insurance Brokers
Frank Baron, Zurich 
Nicholas Carlin, RSUI
Gray Collier, Bass Underwriters
Brad Craner, Zurich
Justin Crawford, OneBeacon Insurance Grp.
Joe Dahlvig, Admiral Insurance Group
Brett Dresner, AmWINS Brokerage   
John Farrey, Burns & Farrey, P.C. 
Tish Fournet, RPS Rolling Meadows 
Samantha Fritch, Worldwide Facilities, LLC
Temo Garcia, RPS Minneapolis 
Rebeeca Gitig, Aspen Insurance
Nick Graham, Nautilus Insurance Group
Melanie Gross, AmWINS Brokerage 
  Kristin Jones, AmWINS Group
Nicole Krakora, Markel Corporation 
Leslie Lloyd, McClelland & Hine, Inc.
Scott Mackie, XL Catlin
Gregory May, Allied World Insurance Co.  
Lindsay Moore, Worldwide Facilities, LLC
Christa Nadler, RPS Chicago
Katie Olson, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Chris Peterson, Chris-Leef Gen. Agency, Inc.
Irina Reym, General Star
Robert Sanders, Jr., Preferred Specialty
Scott Sauter, Sompo Canopius 
Bart Schaffer, Colony Insurance Company
Jessica Shirah, Sompo International 
Brian Sloan, Great American Insurance Group
Lee Tatum, All Risks, Ltd.
Jeff Witzgall, Great American Insurance Group
Joe Zuk, Atlas General Insurance Services

Committee Staff Support

Chris Timmerman
Julie Fritz