Organizational Assurance for the Insurance Industry

Rapid technological advances and a global marketplace are transforming the insurance industry. Consumers are demanding better service through streamlined claims processing and online policy management. This evolution has created a global competitive field where only the most prepared organizations will thrive. Through our extensive network, we offer broad-ranging capabilities to primary carriers, reinsurers, brokers, consulting firms, and the Insurtech community, including startups, VCs, and carrier venture arms. Our team lives and breathes insurance, and shares in your excitement for where our industry is headed.

Personal Service With a National Reach

We are dedicated problem-solvers for our clients, especially when it comes to filling the most critical and hard-to-fill positions. We leverage our industry expertise, network, and execution methodology to deliver insights, solutions, and exceptional candidates nationally.

 

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Connecting the Insurance Industry with the Best Talent

At Smith & Wilkinson, we are committed to transforming the insurance industry, one game-changing hire at a time.  No firm is better prepared to navigate the modern talent landscape, helping our clients lead, innovate, and adopt new delivery models and technology solutions that make protection products accessible to all.

Our search assignments encompass nearly all seniority levels and functional areas of the insurance ecosystem, offering our clients and candidates maximum visibility into the talent market.

Sectors we serve

MGAs

Smith & Wilkinson is the premier executive search and talent advisory firm for the program space, working with PE backed and publicly traded MGAs across the country. We are active participants in the Target Markets Program Administrators Organization and have been strategic partners for many of the most high-profile recruiting projects nationally for the past 5 years.

Reinsurance

Credit Unions are a vital part of healthy communities. As member-owned organizations, they contribute directly to the communities they serve.  Credit unions promote the well being of their members and it’s important to create relationships built on trust. That trust starts with a quality organization that understands and believes in their mission. The Credit Union team at Smith & Wilkinson are experts at finding dedicated, knowledgeable talent for credit unions.

Life Insurance and Annuities

Smith & Wilkinson works extensively with mid-sized Life Insurance and Annuity providers and Pension Risk Transfer organizations. We’ve also worked in an executive search capacity with LIMRA.

Property & Casualty

Smith & Wilkinson works with several small and medium sized P&C carriers, with a focus on the Northeastern states and New England.  We are members of NAMIC, the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.

Insurtech

Smith & Wilkinson works with a variety of diverse fintech/ insurtech companies nationally, Series A and beyond. 

Testimonials

Smith u0026 Wilkinson is simply the best executive recruiters I have ever worked with. They are smart, incredibly hard working and has the highest level of integrity. They were tremendously valuable, helpful and caring during my search. I will be using them for all my searches going forward. I could not recommend them more strongly to any insurer or reinsurer who is looking to add talent. Smith u0026 Wilkinson will bring your company new talent and not just recycle the same small group of professionals.
Chris Behling, Swiss RE
The team at Smith u0026 Wilkinson is top-notch. We tasked them to help us build out our US Risk Origination team in a very tight timeframe. Su0026W came through with exceptional talent that we were able to hire quickly to fill all of our open roles. They are knowledgeable, professional and a pleasure to work with. We look forward to partnering with Su0026W in the future.
Karyn Verret, Ledger Investing
I appreciate all that Smith u0026 Wilkinson did to help us with our unique search- Industry Product Solutions Leader, and hope we will find ourselves working together again in the future.
Gina Cinelli Birchall, LIMRA
Just wanted to let you know that the new Director of IT you placed has exceeded our expectations in every respect. She’s an awesome person with great collaborative skills and she’s absorbed and synthesized an amazing amount of information in only 4 weeks. She’s a rock star and is Sutton material through and through. Very pleased to share the very positive feedback and express our appreciation for Su0026W being such a valuable resource. I trust we’ll engage you again as we continue our growth.
President, Sutton National Group
Colin Morgan is extremely professional, patient, and thorough. He remained consistent over many months of working together and made sure to keep me updated at each stage of the process.
Vice President, Allied Healthcare
Stacy was so friendly and seemed so invested in heping me find a position that suited my wants and needs. When the first position didn’t pan out, she reached out to other sources and found me a position that had not even been formally created but was nearly tailored to my skill set.
Senior Underwriting Auditor, Ryan Specialty
I’m so appreciative of everyone’s help, and just so thankful to have had the opportunity to work with your company. I couldn’t have imagined a more wonderful experience.
Statistical Reporting Analyst, Sutton National
Colin was really on top of everything throughout the process. He stayed on top of the company and provided me with frequent and relevant updates.
VP-Casualty, Accredited

Our Insurance Team

Stacy St. Onge

Managing Partner, Insurance Practice

Colin Morgan

Senior Associate, Insurance Practice

Harrison Hines

Senior Associate, Insurance Practice

Walker Robinson

Analyst, Insurance Practice

Current Opportunities

Commercial Auto & General Liability Underwriter

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VP of Underwriting, Commercial Trucking

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Commercial Property Risk Manager

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Chief Commercial Officer

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Operations Manager US and Canada

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Senior E&S Property Underwriter

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