Schaumburg, Ill. (October 15, 2019) – Assurance, the 35th largest insurance brokerage in the U.S., is pleased to announce the hiring of risk management consultant Ryan Woods.  Ryan will be based in Wisconsin and provide business insurance solutions to the construction, manufacturing, and auto dealership industries.

“Ryan stands out amongst the others in the insurance field due to his unwavering drive and tenacity. We’re excited to welcome him to our property and casualty practice,” said Anthony Way, senior vice president, practice leader at Assurance. 

The brokerage prides itself on fostering a highly productive working environment where top professionals deliver outstanding client results.

Ryan is responsible for designing tailored insurance programs for his clients that match seamlessly with their objectives and help them meet and exceed future goals. He works diligently to provide cost-saving strategies, compliance support, safety advocacy, and complex claims knowledge for his prospects and clients. 

Ryan graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside with a bachelor’s degree in sport and fitness management. During college, Ryan was a part of the NCAA Division II Men’s Wrestling Team. He holds his Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation. In his spare time, he is the Head Wrestling Coach at Oconomowoc High School. 

About Assurance

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