National specialty insurance brokerage Risk Strategies has appointed Eric Levy to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Levy brings 20-year’s experience and assumes the COO position from Sharon Edwards, who has transitioned into the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
“Eric is joining at a pivotal time for our company,” said John Mina, Risk Strategies CEO. “We believe he will be a great asset, both professionally and culturally, employing his vast experience to help grow, shape, and scale our business.”
Levy will focus on scaling and optimizing Risk Strategies’ operations for continued growth, including coordinating internal teams, streamlining processes and workflows.
“I am really excited to join the Risk Strategies family. The company has experienced tremendous growth and I’m thrilled to be part of the future and help grow, scale and integrate our operations,” said Levy. “The business already has a strong foundation and incredible culture, and I’m excited to help realize our vision of being a top specialist firm.”
He joins from Integro Insurance Brokers where he was Chief of Operations, Integration, and Strategy, responsible for setting strategic direction and leading both global corporate functions and merger integration efforts.
Prior to Integro, he was Head of Business Strategy at AQR Capital Management, a global asset management firm.
From 2001 until 2012, Levy worked in Bain & Company’s Financial Services and Insurance Practices.