4 People on the Move

SterlingRisk’s first black-owned member organization names its president, Concert Group Holdings hires new business development executive and more in this edition of People on the Move.
By: | September 7, 2022

Risk Management Executive to Lead Minority-Owned Brokerage Company

Newly-launched operational and financial risk advisory firm, Sterling Edwards Enterprises (SEE), has named Maurice Edwards to serve as its president.

Edwards is also the co-founder of SEE which was recently announced as SterlingRisk’s first black-owned member organization. SEE is among the newest U.S. minority-owned insurance brokerage companies.

Maurice Edwards, president, Sterling Edwards Enterprises

Prior to heading SEE, Edwards served as chief risk and compliance officer for a large e-commerce powersports retailer.

Throughout his career, he has served in a number of roles from senior vice president of enterprise risk to vice president of asset protection and field operations. He brings over 25 years of relevant experience to SEE.

“SterlingRisk is excited to welcome Maurice Edwards and announce the formation of and partnership with Sterling Edwards Enterprises,” said David Sterling, CEO of SterlingRisk.

“The new entity meets a need in the B2B marketplace for bespoke advisory services delivered by a diverse team led by one of the foremost experts in the industry. We look forward to expanding the SEE footprint and collaborating with our partners to help manage risks globally.”

Concert Group Holdings Names New Executive

Concert Group Holdings, Inc. (Concert) recently announced the hiring of Carol Frey as senior vice president of business development.

She will report to Concert’s chief underwriting officer, Joe Alberti.

Carol Frey, senior vice president of business development, Concert Group Holdings

Frey joins Concert after spending 10 years working with Great American Insurance Group as its vice president of business development and marketing. In this role, she managed new business development for agency, group, and association captives, according to a press release.

Prior to her role with Great American, Frey held various executive roles with ACE USA, which is now known as Chubb. Her roles included vice president of underwriting and risk management and vice president, national captive practice leader.

“I’m delighted to welcome Carol to the Concert team,” said Alberti.

“During her 30 years in the property and casualty industry, she’s developed a well-deserved reputation for being a strategic thinker as well as a results-oriented leader and innovator. Her extensive experience in the captive as well as alternative risk market sectors are particularly well aligned with Concert’s next phase of development.”

Phil Wooldridge to Lead SiriusPoint’s London U.S. Casualty Book Expansion

SiriusPoint has appointed Phil Wooldridge as its head of London U.S. Casualty.

Phil Wooldridge, head of London U.S. casualty, SiriusPoint

In this role, Wooldridge, who is based in London, will work on growing SiriusPoint’s U.S. casualty book. He brings over 25 years of experience within U.S. casualty markets to SiriusPoint.

Prior to assuming this role, Wooldridge spent the last 12 years working for MS Amlin Syndicate in a variety of roles. His most recent position was as its chief underwriting officer of reinsurance. Prior to that, he worked for Argo Group as a U.S. liability class underwriter.

Bobby Heerasing, SiriusPoint’s head of international strategic business development said, “I am very pleased to welcome Phil to SiriusPoint and our London Casualty team. Phil brings with him a wealth of experience and relationships which will position SiriusPoint well as we look to grow and develop our Casualty reinsurance offering globally.”

TigerRisk Names Managing Director of Capital Markets

TigerRisk Partners LLC has appointed Mitchell Rosenberg as partner and managing director of TigerRisk Captial Markets & Advisory (TCMA), the company’s investment banking decision.

Prior to his role with TigerRisk, Rosenberg served as Aon’s managing director of securities, where we was responsible for “several of the industry’s leading ILS platforms across the reinsurance, insurance, commercial and public sectors,” according to a press release. Rosenberg has also served as an assistant vice president for Swiss Re.

Mitchell Rosenberg, partner, managing director, TigerRisk

“We are delighted to welcome someone of Mitchell’s caliber to the team at a time when TCMA is growing its offering and expertise,” said Phillip Kusche, global head of ILS and capital solutions for TigerRisk.

“Mitchell will help drive Tiger’s commitment to delivering innovative solutions to our clients, and especially continuing the build out of TCMA’s ILS platform focused on catastrophe bonds and other ILS and capital market products.” &

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