Ryan Specialty Group’s CorRisk Solutions has named Christine DeFelice as vice president and architects and engineers (A&E) team lead.
Based in New York, DeFelice will report to Maria Amelio, chief underwriting officer, specialty casualty at WKFC and CorRisk.
DeFelice joins the managing general underwriter from PL Risk where she served as a professional liability broker for two years. She has also held underwriting positions at Ironshore Insurance, Tudor Professional and Royal Sun Alliance where her roles were centred around underwriting A&E professional liability.
In her previous positions, DeFelice served as a broker, underwriter, national product leader and program manager and was instrumental in developing guidelines, policy forms, endorsements and rates for A&E programs.
“We’re enthusiastic about Christine’s underwriting experience and the broker relationships she will bring to our firm. We are confident in Christine’s abilities to lead her dynamic team of underwriters to even greater success,” said Dawn D’Onofrio, president and CEO of WKFC and CorRisk.
Commenting on her new position DeFelice said “I am beyond thrilled and excited to work for such a well respected organization. Having the opportunity to work directly under two strong professional women, Dawn D’Onofrio and Maria Amelio, and alongside a team of dedicated, hardworking, experienced, and fun team of underwriters will give me the opportunity to continue to develop professionally and to be a key player in CorRisk’s continued success.”