CAC Specialty is proud to announce 14 new hires joining the CAC Natural Resources Division in the Power and Renewables vertical.

  • Andrea Ash – CAC Specialty welcomes Andrea to its Natural Resources team as Executive Vice President, Head of Operations at CAC Natural Resources. Andrea is a proven leader bringing CAC NR over 14 years of operations, strategy, and process improvement experience. Prior to CAC NR, Andrea served as Chief Operating Officer of Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Geraldine Kerrigan – CAC Specialty welcomes Geraldine as Executive Vice President, Head of Service for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Geraldine has more than 20 years’ experience in power, renewables and utilities focusing on developing innovative risk management strategies and strategic advisory services. Prior to CAC NR, Geraldine served as Executive Managing Director of Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Michael Newman – CAC Specialty welcomes Michael as Executive Vice President for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Michael joins with over 25 years’ experience in providing global energy organizations with risk financing advice. Prior to CAC NR, Michael served as Managing Director of Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Susan Garrard – CAC Specialty welcomes Susan as Executive Vice President for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Susan brings almost 15 years of industry experience to the team, where she has focused on multi-national complex risks. Prior to CAC NR, Susan served as Managing Director of Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Marc Toy – CAC Specialty welcomes Marc as Executive Vice President for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Marc joins CAC Specialty with over 15 years in the insurance industry with a focus on power, renewable and utilities space. Prior to CAC NR, Marc served as Senior Vice President of Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Jeff Rhoades – CAC Specialty welcomes Jeff as Senior Vice President for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Jeff brings 10 years of experience in implementing risk management solutions for his clients. Prior to CAC NR, Jeff served as Senior Vice President of Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Bob Carleton – CAC Specialty welcomes Bob as Senior Vice President & Senior Account Executive for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Bob has extensive risk management experience advising large utility and renewable energy clients regarding insurance placement, claims, and loss control. Prior to CAC NR, Bob served as Vice President of Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Amanda Lania – CAC Specialty welcomes Amanda as Senior Vice President & Senior Account Executive for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Amanda has spent the entirety of her career, which began in 2012, servicing energy clients in the independent power and renewables sector. Prior to CAC NR, Amanda served as Vice President of Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Cody Thompson – CAC Specialty welcomes Cody as Vice President & Account Executive for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Cody joins CAC NR with over 16 years’ experience in the insurance industry experience, focusing on Property & Casualty, contract review, and problem solving. Prior to CAC NR, Cody served as an Account Executive of Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Courtney Cassidy – CAC Specialty welcomes Courtney as an Assistant Vice President and Senior Account Manager for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Courtney has five years of broking expertise in the energy sector. Prior to CAC NR, Courtney served as an Account Manager with Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy Practice.
  • Justin McMahon – CAC Specialty welcomes Justin as a Senior Account Manager for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Justin has more than six years of broking expertise in the energy sector. Prior to CAC NR, Justin served as an Account Manager for Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Max Boggini– CAC Specialty welcomes Max as an Account Manager for Power & Renewables within our Natural Resources Division. Max joins with over two years of broking experience in the energy sector. Prior to CAC NR, Max served as broker and account manager for Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy practice.
  • Lauren Carroll-Allan– CAC Specialty welcomes Lauren to its Natural Resources team as Product Development Associate. Lauren brings years of client-side experience in risk management, operations, and project management, and will lead efforts to develop innovative products and services with the CAC NR team. Prior to joining CAC, Lauren served as Product Development Associate for Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy Practice.
  • Sue Danz – CAC Specialty welcomes Sue as Director of Administration within the Natural Resources Division. Sue has over 23 years’ experience in administration. Prior to CAC NR, Sue served as an Assistant Account Manager of Beecher Carlson’s Global Energy Practice.

“The addition of these highly experienced individuals underscores our commitment to clients that we will continue to build CAC Specialty with best-in-class talent,” said Gary King, Executive Chairman of CAC Specialty’s Natural Resources Division. “CAC Natural Resources has a strong team of 50 seasoned professionals across the country with a proven reputation for exemplary client service within our four industry verticals: Oil & Gas, Power and Renewables, Mining and Metals, and Surety. The breadth and depth of the talent within this team means that we will deliver creative, market-leading solutions to domestic and international clients across our Natural Resources platform. We will continue our mission to build CAC Specialty with our clients’ best interests at the center of our decision making.”

“The caliber of talent joining the CAC Natural Resources Power & Renewables team is second to none. I’m honored to have the opportunity to partner with these industry-leading professionals to bring to market the best energy brokerage team in the sector,” said Erin Lynch, President of CAC Specialty Natural Resources.

About CAC Specialty

CAC Specialty is an integrated specialty insurance brokerage business focused on providing expertise and placement capabilities across the spectrum of insurance and alternative capital markets. We serve a variety of clients, including large corporations, small and medium-sized enterprises, private equity sponsors and portfolio companies, and fund managers.

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