Introducing the 2022 Power Broker® Rising Stars

The Power Broker® Rising Stars' Class of 2022 are already shaping the industry for a new vision of the future of brokerage.
By: | May 20, 2022

Rising Stars are winners and finalists in Risk & Insurance®’s Power Broker® award competition, all of whom were under the age of 40 as of the Power Broker® publication date of Feb. 21. Since the launch of this designation in 2014, more than 500 brokers have been so recognized.

Risk & Insurance® celebrates these Rising Stars, as sponsored by The Hartford, for their achievements and for their emerging role as leaders of the commercial insurance industry. The recognition honors their creativity, exceptional customer service and industry knowledge in finding solutions for their client.

Alexis Spoon, 27
Gallagher, Grand Rapids

Nick Terlecki, 27
Gallagher, Orlando, Mich.

Sulim Bartok, 28
Gallagher, Shelton, Conn.

Cullen Bickle, 28
Aon, Sydney, Aus.

Rafaela Bustamante, 28
Marsh, San Francisco

Ben Geffen, 28
Marsh, London

Graham Johnson, 28
Marsh, Atlanta

Edward Shaara, 28
Risk Strategies, New York

Todd Burack, 29
McGriff, Birmingham, Ala.

Alex Giterman, 29
Aon, Cleveland, Ohio

Taylor Manders, 29
Aon, Chicago

Vara Pikor, 29
CAC Specialty, New York

Patrick Tyler, 29
Needham, Mass.

Anthony Colantino, 30
Marsh & McLennan, Dallas

James Compton, 30
Marsh, Washington, D.C.

Allie Eans, 30
Alliant, Boston

Charlie Jimenez, 30
EPIC Insurance Brokers, Santa Monica, Calif.

Bo Shaw, 30
Insurance Office of America, Atlanta

Nicole Sivieri, 30 
Marsh, Philadelphia

Stephen Wattman, 30
Marsh, New York

Margaux Weinraub, 30
Graham Company, Philadelphia

Courtney Cassidy, 31
CAC Specialty, Barrington, R.I.

Brian Fitzgerald, 31
Marsh, Houston

Matt Jakubowski, 31
Gallagher, West Deptford, N.J.

Martin Leicht, 31
Marsh, USA

Rebecca Musyl, 31
Aon, New York

Ashley Walker, 31
Aon, New York

Collin Breeney, 32
Aon, New York

William Coleman, 32
Aon, Houston

Dana George, 32
Newfront, USA

Taylor Knott, 32
Lockton, Houston

Rick Mayfield, 31
Marsh, Chicago

Heather Miller, 32
Lockton, Pittsburgh

Tom Owens, 32
Gallagher, New York

Scott Smidlein, 32
Marsh, Phoenix, Ariz.

Christy Corbett, 33
Aon, Pembroke, Bermuda

Randall Hollomon, 33
Marsh, Houston

Kiersten Johnsen, 33
Risk Strategies, New York

Nicholas Licusi, 33
Risk Strategies, New York

Samantha Manfredini Look, 33
Aon, Chicago

Kimberly Mann, 33
Marsh, Philadelphia

Megan Pittelli, 33
Aon, New York

Michael Pope, 33
Aon, New York

Fernando Silva, 33
Lockton, Miami

Corey Lewis, 34
Aon, New York

Thompson Mackey, 34
EPIC Insurance Brokers, Duluth, Ga.

Meghan McEvoy, 34
Aon, New York

Jenee Page, 34
Aon, Chicago

Ed Cooney, 35
Conner, Strong & Buckelew, Somerville, N.J.

Michael Boisvert, 35
Gallagher, Charlotte, N.C.

Kyle Dumas, 35
Aon, Brooklyn, New York

Alexandra Jennings, 35
EPIC Insurance Brokers, USA

Bryan Kerr, 35
Aon, Chicago

Amanda Lania, 34
CAC Specialty, Boston

Maxine Lebron, 35
Aon, Charlotte, N.C.

Shaan Merchant, 35
Alliant, Glenview, Ill.

Robert Rochelle, 35
Alliant, USA

Dean Sandonato, 35
Gallagher, Quincy, Mass.

Ankur Kacker, 36
Marsh, London

Samantha Levine, 36
CAC Specialty, Denver

Jacob Lockard, 36
Marsh, Los Angeles

Steve Miller, 36
Insurance Office of America, Pleasanton, Calif.

Chris Moore, 36 
EPIC Insurance Brokers, Indianapolis

Andrew VanArsdale, 36
Marsh, Philadelphia

Yan Veytsman, 36
Marsh, Boston

Fred Zutel, 36
Lockton, Miami

Wayne Cheng, 37
Aon, Philadelphia

Daniel Kilberg, 37
Gallagher, St. Clair Shores, Mich.

Stephen Kyriacou, 37
Aon, New York

Molly Leveroni, 37
Aon, San Francisco

Tara Mitchell, 37
Aon, New York

Jacqueline Quintal, 37
Marsh, USA

Jessica Thompson, 37
Aon, San Francisco

Chase Carlisle, 38
Carlisle Insurance, Corpus Christi, Texas

Brandon Cole, 38
Gallagher, Glendale, Calif.

Blythe Hogan, 38
Aon, Atlanta

Mike Lane, 38
Reagan Companies, Marcellus, N.Y.

Scott McMahon, 38
Willis Towers Watson, Chicago

Fares Ounaies, 38
Marsh, New York

Kelly Reed, 38
VAST, Marquette, Mich.

Joey Sylvester, 38
Gallagher, New Orleans

Jordan Tamchin, 38
CAC Specialty, New York

Fiona Terry, 38
Marsh, Montreal, Canada

Michael Wakefield, 38
CAC Specialty, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Ryan Bedrosian, 39
Bedrosian & Associates, Tiburn, Calif.

Kathryn Christensen, 39
Aon, Los Angeles

Seth Cohen, 39
HUB International, Encino, Calif.

Blake Cramsie, 39
Alliant, New York

Jennifer Drake, 39
Aon, Toronto

Jared Dubrowsky, 39
NFP, New York

Britt Eilhardt, 39
Beecher Carlson, New York

James Farley, 39
Gallagher, Salt Lake City

Tamarah Holm, 39
Gallagher, Rolling Meadows, Ill.

Phil Huffman, 39
Marsh, Pittsburgh

Ali Inan, 39
Marsh, San Francisco

Adam Lantrip, 39
CAC Specialty, Atlanta

Kyle Lochridge, 39
Lockton, Metairie, La.

Nick Long, 39
Gallagher, Austin, Texas

Emily Manke, 39
McGriff, Portland, Ore.

Phillip Masi, 39
AssuredPartners, Lake Mary, Fla.

Colt Palmer, 39
PayneWest Insurance, Missoula, Mont.

Andrew Pelzer, 39
NFP, Bronxville, N.Y.

Emily Pinkham, 39
Marsh, USA

The R&I Editorial Team can be reached at [email protected].

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