2021 Board of Directors.
Please feel free to reach out to any of us so we can make our Chapter everything you want it to be. We look forward to serving the chapter and all of you!
Justin is the New England State Relations Executive for the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) and focuses on the health of the workers compensation system in the region. Prior to joining NCCI in 2017, Justin spent 19 years in various roles with Travelers, most recently as their head of Compliance and Research for State and Bureau Regulatory Affairs. Justin holds a BS in Finance from Babson College, is a graduate of the Travelers Financial Leadership Development Program, and earned his CPCU designation in 2017. He previously held the positions of Treasurer and Vice President for the Connecticut Chapter.
Chapter Vice President
Ryan works for TDC Specialty Underwriters in Unionville, CT. As a management liability underwriter his focus is on providing liability solutions for a variety of healthcare organizations. Prior to his career in insurance, he worked in the residential lending department of a community bank. Ryan holds a BA in Economics from Central Connecticut State University and earned his CPCU designation in 2019. This is the second position Ryan has held as part of the Connecticut Chapter CPCU Society.
Andy Welch is a Product Development Manager at Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) responsible for enhancements to existing product lines, as well as the development of new specialty products. Prior to HSB, Andy was a workers’ compensation Product Owner at Travelers. Andy also worked in commercial lines underwriting at both Travelers and The Hartford before moving to Product related roles in 2015. Andy holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Johnson State College and earned his CPCU designation in 2018.
CPCU, AIS, AU-M, AINS, AAI, AIC
Dominic is a Director on the Business Process Effectiveness team at Travelers responsible for the implementation of workflow optimizations to the Field organization. Prior roles include underwriting at both Travelers and The Hartford as well as an Industry Manager role at The Hartford. Dominic holds a BA in History from Boston University and earned his CPCU designation in 2020.
Immediate Past President
Wendy is a Sr.Product Specialist at MunichRe working for Digital Partners. She has 20+ years of insurance experience in product development, process excellence, and project execution with a strong varied background in P&C insurance most recently having a concentration in Workers Compensation. Wendy holds a BS in Business Analytics from UConn and is pursuing a dual major MBA/Masters in Business Analytics and Project Management from UCONN. She earned the CPCU designation in 2002. Wendy has served as the Chapter President in 2020, Vice President in 2019, on the Diversity committee since 2016, and was Director of Education in 2017 and 2018.
Director of Membership
Courtney Allen is currently employed by AmTrust Financial Services as a Clinical Product Manager. Previously, she was employed for a large insurance carrier overseeing catastrophic workers’ compensation cases. She began working in the legal system in 2009 in various law firms and spent one year working for the State of Connecticut. Courtney is a graduate of Rockville High School in Vernon, CT. She holds a Bachelor’s of Psychology from Rhode Island College in Providence, RI and a Juris Doctorate from Western New England University School of Law in Springfield, MA.
Director of Education
Alyssa A. Corazzini
CPCU, ARM, AU, AINS, AIS, CAPM
Alyssa is a Complex Property Underwriter at HSB with over 10 yrs in the industry. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Worcester State University. Additionally, she holds five P&C designations (CPCU, ARM, AU, AINS, AIS) as well as a project management certification (CAPM). Alyssa is immensely passionate about professional development and looks forward to partnering with folks throughout Connecticut to shed light around the importance of continuing education in the industry, as well as to make a meaningful impact in the community.
Director of New Designees
Lindsay is a 2nd Vice President with Travelers Insurance and has over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. She is currently part of the Residual Market Group. Her previous roles within Travelers include Product Development for Workers Compensation and Business Development for Middle Market. Prior to joining Travelers, Lindsay was an Underwriting Manager for FirstComp/Markel Insurance. Throughout her career, Lindsay has served on numerous boards and committees within the Workers Compensation industry and is extremely passionate about the health and integrity of the line. She holds a BS in Mathematics from the University of Rhode Island and earned her CPCU in 2019.