Specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, Risk Strategies, has appointed Patrick Roth as Senior Vice President, Growth Leader for the Central and West regions.
Roth brings more than 17 years of experience in creating effective growth plans and top-performing teams.
He will be responsible for developing a strong sales culture, managing all levels of producers, driving organic growth strategies, and recruiting and onboarding new producers.
Before joining Risk Strategies, Roth was Chief Growth Officer and Executive Vice President at Lockton, the world’s largest independent insurance brokerage firm
During his time at Lockton, he recruited a revenue-generating sales team, led business expansion into new markets, implemented a company-wide growth plan, and improved the talent onboarding and development strategy, Risk Strategies noted.
Roth commented: “Risk Strategies is well-positioned for growth in the insurance industry because it has a specialist approach to risk as the foundation of the company’s value proposition.
“I am excited to play a role in expanding its national footprint by holistically and strategically delivering comprehensive risk management solutions to clients.”
Prior to Lockton, Roth was Resident Sales Director and Senior Vice President at Aon, and has also served as Manager of Gateway Underwriters Agency at Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies.
Here he managed an MGA company and underwrote workers’ compensation and commercial auto insurance.
In 2015, Roth received Business Insurance’s 40 under 40 Award in and Risk & Insurance Magazine’s Power Broker designation in both 2015 and 2016.
Steve Giannone, Central & West Region Leader, said: “Patrick is well-respected in the industry, and his impressive track record proves that he will be an invaluable asset to the Risk Strategies family.
“I am excited for him to collaborate with our regional line of business leaders, office leaders, and producers, executing growth strategies and delivering superior client service.”