Just What the Doctor Ordered: An Overview of Surety Bonds Prescribed in the Healthcare Industry
Recorded On: 06/25/2020
During this Virtual Seminar presenters Robin Amstutz, Lead Surety Broker for Edgewood Healthcare Advisors (a division of EPIC), and Kris Retusnic and Tom McElligott, members of Travelers’ Healthcare Center of Excellence team, will share a comprehensive look at how surety is prescribed by the healthcare industry. Participants will learn about the various bond requirements and production opportunities specific to this $3.6 trillion dollar industry.
Senior Vice President & Lead Surety Broker, Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC
Robin Amstutz is a Senior Vice President of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants and the Lead Surety Broker for Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC. Robin and her team advise and educate clients about surety, and place and service bond programs for healthcare clients across the country.
Prior to joining EPIC through acquisition in 2019, Robin spent 12 years building the commercial surety book of business for Integro Insurance Brokers. In 2015, Robin was recognized for her leadership attributes, client service skills, and expertise by being named to the “40 Under 40” list by Business Insurance Magazine. Prior to Integro, Robin spent time in administrative roles with NAS Surety and Hilb, Rogal & Hobbs.
Robin participates on the NASBP 5-15 Leadership and Professional Development Committees and serves as Vice-Chair for the Commercial Surety Committee. She is also Chair and Co-President of the Midwest Chapter of Women in Surety, the vision of which is to empower and inspire women in surety.
Account Executive, Commercial Surety Member, Healthcare Center of Excellence Travelers Bond & Specialty Insurance
Kris Retusnic is an Account Executive within Bond & Specialty Insurance at Travelers. In this role, she manages a large multi-industry commercial surety portfolio ranging from small private companies to large multi-national organizations. Based out of Chicago, she has responsibility for a number of national and regional broker relationships. Kris is actively engaged in the Travelers Healthcare Center of Excellence team. This group seeks to grow and monitor the healthcare portfolio in addition to educating Travelers Commercial Surety underwriters on this ever-evolving industry. Prior to joining Travelers in 2013, Kris spent twenty years on the brokerage side of the business having worked for multiple regional and national brokers.
Thomas J. McElligott
Managing Director, New England Region Team Lead, Healthcare Center of Excellence Travelers Bond & Specialty Insurance
Tom McElligott is the Managing Director of Commercial Surety out of the New England region for Travelers Insurance. In this role Tom oversees a team of underwriters that manage and develop a surety book throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Maine and Connecticut. Tom has been serving in this role as Managing Director since 2010 and has been with the Travelers Commercial Surety group since 2001.
Tom is also currently the Team Lead of Travelers Healthcare Center of Excellence group which is a cross section of healthcare experts throughout the country. This team is tasked with monitoring the everchanging healthcare industry and identifying opportunities to introduce new surety products in this space. In his two years as Team Lead, Tom has overseen numerous successful projects and roll outs. Prior to being named as Team Lead, Tom has been a member of the Healthcare Center of Excellence group since its inception in 2011.
Tom received his Bachelor’s Degree from Colgate University in 2001 with a major in Mathematics and a minor in Economics. He subsequently completed his Masters in Business Administration at Bentley College with a focus in Finance.
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