Risk Strategies Company Appoints John Mina President

Extensive industry background, skills in team integration and growing revenue seen as an ideal fit for Risk's dynamic growth phase

BOSTON, April 06, 2017 -- Risk Strategies, a leading national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management and consulting firm, today announced it has named John Mina as President to help guide the company across its expanding footprint of offices and run the day-to-day business operations.

Mina joins Risk Strategies after over two decades with Willis Towers Watson where he most recently served as Head of Corporate Risk & Broking, Atlantic South Region. He began his brokerage career in 1989, working with Marsh McLennan in the New York City office.

"Scaling our collaborative, small-firm culture as we continue on an accelerated growth path requires a unique combination of deep industry experience and leadership skills," said Michael Christian, CEO and Founder of Risk Strategies Company. "John has a proven track record that demonstrates he is the right person at the right time for this job."

Mina's role at Risk Strategies will focus on shaping and developing practices and offices, helping to develop strategy and refine organizational structures to maximize efficiency and client services as well as revenue growth. He will also serve on the executive committee and interact extensively with our offices and practices to provide leadership and direction for all business activities. 

"Risk Strategies has built a strong reputation for deep technical knowledge in its specialties as well as exceptional client service," said Mina. "I'm looking forward to helping Mike and his team scale what has worked so well and uncover new ways to deliver more value to clients."

A resident of the Washington, D.C. area, Mina is a Board Member of the Friends of the National Zoo as well as the Maguire Academy of Risk & Insurance Management at Gallaudet University. He will be based out of Risk Strategies' New York City office.

To learn more about Risk Strategies, please visit www.riskstrategies.com

About Risk Strategies

Risk Strategies is the 9th largest privately held US brokerage firm offering comprehensive risk management advice, insurance and reinsurance placement for property & casualty, employee benefits, private client services, as well as consulting services and financial & wealth solutions. With more than 30 specialty practices, Risk Strategies serves commercial companies, nonprofits, public entities, and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets. Risk Strategies has over 100 offices including Boston, New York City, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, Grand Cayman, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Nashville, Washington DC, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. RiskStrategies.com.

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