Insurance Veterans Mary Anne Budworth and Amanda Ruback Join Lockton's Chicago
CHICAGO, March 4, 2013
CHICAGO, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Lockton Companies has appointed Mary
Anne Budworth and Amanda Ruback as Vice Presidents and Account Executives to
advise Lockton clients on complex risk management and commercial insurance
programs. Both are joining Lockton's fast-growing Chicago operation and will
be responsible for all aspects of client service, including the strategic
delivery of risk management solutions in a changing property and casualty
Budworth has more than 19 years of experience managing both property-casualty
and life and health insurance programs. She joins Lockton from Willis, where
she was an Assistant Vice President of Property & Casualty Insurance. Earlier
in her career, she worked as a commercial Account Executive of Property &
Casualty Insurance at firms in Illinois and North Carolina. Budworth has a
range of experience working with large general contractors and homebuilders,
large private schools, senior housing, medical, retail and manufacturing
Ruback has more than 10 years of experience in the insurance industry, most
recently as Treasury Senior Manager of Risk Management for PepsiCo, Inc., a
Lockton client. Ruback has extensive experience working on risk management due
diligence for acquisitions as well as the analysis, planning, and structuring
of complex risk management programs. She is returning to Lockton, where she
worked previously from 2003 to 2008.
According to Lockton Chief Operating Officer Casey Warnecke, "Our clients
depend on us to thoroughly assess and understand their current and future risk
management needs, and who better to advise them than individuals with the
backgrounds of Amanda and Mary Anne."
While Ruback has first-hand perspective as a former Lockton client, Budworth
has the broad knowledge that comes from spending two decades guiding the
insurance programs of large commercial clients. Both new associates have
proven expertise helping companies analyze risk and structure complex
insurance programs to manage that risk, while reducing costs.
"Our two outstanding new account executives will support Lockton's continued
growth in Chicago," said Tom Schaffler, President of the Chicago office. "Our
revenues have grown more than 25 percent in the past year, a vote of
confidence from our clients both in risk management and employee benefits."
Lockton Chicago now has 125 associates and has added more than 80 new clients
in the past 10 months. Lockton's Chicago office is located at 525 W. Monroe,
Suite 600 in Chicago, IL 60661.
More than 4,450 professionals at Lockton provide 15,000 clients around the
world with risk management, insurance, and employee benefits consulting
services that improve their businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas
City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have
driven its growth to become the largest privately held insurance broker in the
world and 9th largest overall. Independent researcher Greenwich Associates
awarded Lockton its Service Excellence Award for risk management for large
companies. For four consecutive years, Business Insurance has recognized
Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights
from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.
Contact: Dean Davison, +1-816-960-9309, +1-816-810-0982, firstname.lastname@example.org
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