Risk and Insurance Management Recruiting

Executive Search Team:

 

Dan Rogan, President & West Region Manager
Mr. Rogan is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he received his BA degree in Organizational Communications. He has been active in insurance recruiting since 1987 and in M&A Search and Solicitation for Insurance Agencies since 1994. Mr. Rogan has written articles on both recruiting and sales which have been published in Underwriter's Report and Business Insurance Magazines, and has been quoted in Best Review. He also was a guest speaker at the Marsh Berry Insurance Agents Conference. He is a member of the PIA (Professional Insurance Association) of Los Angeles and Orange County, California, PLUS (Professional Liability Underwriting Society), and has been a guest speaker at various local insurance seminars. Mr. Rogan is also a past Board Member and past President of National Insurance Recruiting Association (NIRA), a national insurance recruiting association with over 60 member firms.
 
Mr. Rogan works with local, regional and national brokers (insurance retail agencies, wholesale brokers and TPA’s) throughout the country. His area of expertise is with Production and Agency Management staff. Dan's direct line is 443-394-8100 and his e-mail is drogan@rogangroup.com.

Janet Vincent, EVP & Eastern Region Manager
Ms. Vincent brings more than 24 years of insurance industry experience to The Rogan Group. She previously held senior level positions at several Mid-Atlantic Insurance Brokerages and possesses extensive Casualty experience in consulting, brokering, and client development in the insurance and risk management arena. Her previous accomplishments include developing captive solutions, self-insurance and alternative funding designs to a myriad of large national associations and complex Fortune 500 clients. Ms. Vincent has 10 years of Insurance Recruiting at The Rogan Group, Inc. and her experience is with many of the top agencies in the Eastern Region. Ms. Vincent is the firm’s top recruiter and brings expertise in the agent/broker community. She does place an emphasis on Production and Management positions.
 
At The Rogan Group, Ms. Vincent will head the Executive Search activities for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions and will be responsible for the Best Practices of the firm. Janet’s direct line is 410-452-8141 and her email is jvincent@rogangroup.com

Neil Huson, EVP New Business Development & Southwest Region Manager
Mr. Huson joined the Rogan Group after retirement from Marsh Inc. where he served as sales manager, healthcare practice leader and client executive. As healthcare practice leader he was responsible for insurance and risk management consulting to major healthcare providers and life science corporations. Mr. Huson served as branch manager and sales manager for Johnson & Higgins prior to their acquisition by Marsh Inc. In these positions he was responsible for profit center results, personal new business production and the leadership of the sales and client executive staff. Prior to management positions he served as casualty executive for major clients. Additional experience includes agency ownership and claims management. Mr. Huson has been in the insurance recruiting field for over eight years.
 
At the Rogan Group Mr. Huson will oversee recruiter management, new business development and client service. He will also manage insurance recruiting assignments in the Southwest Region. Neil’s direct number is 520-546-1484 and his e-mail address is nhuson@rogangroup.com

Alissa J. Kligman, Mid-West Region Manager
Ms. Kligman is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida where she received her BA in International Business. Alissa began her career in International Business in South Florida with American National Custom Brokers and Freight Forwarders. She developed her expertise in the insurance industry with Trade Insurance Services, Inc. where she became the Regional Vice President of the Southeast Territory. Alissa then went on to join The Roanoke Companies where she created and managed specialty insurance programs with Lloyd’s of London and underwriters in the Netherlands.

Ms. Kligman has been with The Rogan Group, Inc. for two years and heads the development of the Mid West Region. Ms. Kligman also has a number of clients in the Southeast Region due to her extensive insurance career in the locale. Alissa’s direct line is 443-394-6009 and her e-mail is akligman@rogangroup.com

Jill Reamer, Northern California/Nevada Region Manager & M&A Search Director
Ms. Reamer began her career in the insurance industry as a corporate officer for a managed care company, CMG Health, Inc. as their chief counsel and leading corporate development officer. Ms. Reamer helped grow the company from a $20 million enterprise to $120 million national organization over the span of five years. Ms. Reamer has over 18 years of leading various transactions including strategic partnerships, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. She has enjoyed transactional work as both a retained professional advising corporations on deal structure and negotiation strategy, as well as being the leading corporate development officer for a managed care insurance company. Ms. Reamer has received her BA in business from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and has earned her JD degree at The University of Maryland, School of Law.

At The Rogan Group, Ms. Reamer will head the Executive Search activities in the Insurance Brokerage area in the Northern California and Nevada Regions. In addition Ms. Reamer will lead all M&A Search & Solicitation activities for the firm nationally. Jill’s direct line is 443-394-0619 and her e-mail is: jreamer@rogangroup.com




Cynthia Carr – Recruiter - CT, Downstate NY and Northern NJ
Cynthia Carr joined the Rogan Group with more than 17 years Insurance Industry experience including the last few years working for a Top 20 national brokerage. During the course of her career, she spent 10 years as an underwriter of one of the largest “niche” programs in the nation. As Sales Manager of this large MGA, she developed extensive experience in recruiting, mentoring and managing new and seasoned agents and brokers nationwide. Her strong risk management skills allowed her to work closely with state and national associations, side by side with national carriers. She has presented at several state and national conventions, educating the members with risk management policies. Her background with specialty program business has given her extensive knowledge of the captive and excess markets.

At The Rogan Group, Ms. Carr is managing the CT, Downstate NY and Northern NJ areas. Cindy’s direct line is 443-394-7045 and her email is ccarr@rogangroup.com.

Rob Welling - Senior Recruiting Consultant

Mr. Welling brings 16 years of recruiting industry experience to the Rogan Group. A 1994 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College, he started his recruiting career at Robert Half International in 1996. In his 6 years with RHI, Rob led divisions and offices throughout the Northeast and Tri State area. More recently, Mr. Welling managed two P&L operations in Central PA and spearheaded a division start up for a $20M LLC of the Allegis Group.

 
In his role at The Rogan Group, Inc. Rob will work as a Senior Recruiting Consultant in the Insurance Practice for the Southwest Region & will act as the A&F Practice Leader. Rob's direct line is 443-394-8104 and his email is rwelling@rogangroup.com.



Peter Lawrie - Senior Recruiting Consultant
Peter Lawrie joined Rogan Group following a diverse insurance career over the past 25 years. Originally a Lloyds of London Broker he was involved with a varied risk portfolio for an international client base which included direct and reinsurance placements. Peter travelled extensively in Europe and the US in the course of assisting his clients. As his career advanced he focused on specializing in program placements for both US direct clients and brokers. Peter was relocated to the US in 1989 to head up and liaise an operation which provided US clients with access to the London Insurance Market. He subsequently joined one of his largest clients in as VP of Business Development successfully handling the requirements of a demanding Fortune 500 client base. For the last 6 years he has operated as an Independent Insurance Consultant.

In his role at The Rogan Group, Inc., Peter will work as a Senior Recruiting Consultant in the Insurance Practice for the state of Illinois. Peter’s direct line is 407-841-0536 and his e-mail address is plawrie@rogangroup.com.

Dave Barzyk, Senior Recruiting Consultant

Dave Barzyk has joined the Rogan Group with over 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur in small business. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where he received his BA degree in Graphic Design. Barzyk has launched or assisted in the launch of several business ventures over the past 20 years. As an entrepreneur, Barzyk has managed, mentored and developed professionals to build strong, team-oriented organizations. He has a knack for creatively finding solutions, building loyal relationships and utilizing resources to bring people together for the common goal. Barzyk is a member of the board for the Greater Baltimore Chapter of US Lacrosse, a member of the Client Advisory Board for Mirus Planning in Baltimore, a member of the board for Stroup Kids for Kids Epilepsy Foundation, a volunteer for the Tri To Help Indoor Triathlon for Epilepsy and a volunteer for the Mid-Atlantic Make-A-Wish Foundation.    

 

Barzyk comes to The Rogan Group to as a Senior Consultant for Recruiting. His focus with be on the insurance retail agencies, wholesale brokers and TPA’s throughout the country. Dave's direct line is 443-394-7047 and his e-mail is dbarzyk@rogangroup.com


 

 

Operations and TRG Temporary Staffing Team:

 
Gaye Rogan, Operations & TRG Temporary Staffing Manager
Ms. Rogan has been with The Rogan Group, Inc. since 1993, having served as the Operations Manager and the Research Manager. Ms. Rogan’s brings an Internet Research expertise to the firm and in 2009 she took on the additional duties of running TRG – our insurance temporary staffing division. TRG draws from a 90,000 insurance resume database and fills positions throughout the industry. Ms. Rogan previously held accounting positions with Mitsubishi Motors and Household Bank. She possesses a BA Degree from New England College. Gaye can be reach at 443-394-6011 and her email is grogan@rogangroup.com

 
Brandon Wassel, Database Manager & Associate Recruiter

Mr. Wassel is a graduate of Towson University, where he received his BA degree in Sociology. Mr. Wassel joined the Rogan Group after spending two years at Mass Mutual Financial Group where he served as a financial services professional.

 

At The Rogan Group, Mr. Wassel works in the research division and will recruit in the Southeast Region. Brandon’s direct line is 443-394-7044 and his e-mail is bwassel@rogangroup.com.

 


The Rogan Group has been an exceptional business partner assisting us with our staffing needs across our multi-state footprint. Their depth of market knowledge has been invaluable in our expansion efforts. They work closely with us to determine the precise profile of the candidates we're looking for and have come through every time. I highly recommend making the Rogan Group as part of your team to find qualified insurance talent. - Michael C. Strakhov, CPCU, Managing Director, Field Operations, First Niagara Risk Management (Top 50 U.S. Insurance Broker)