CRC Group, the leading wholesale specialty insurance distributor in North America, announced the addition of Kristyn Smallcombe as Casualty Practice Group Director. Smallcombe will join Commercial Solutions Division’s National Casualty Practice Group Leader, Bob Greenebaum, in supporting the CRC Casualty team on a nationwide basis. Smallcombe comes from Argo Group US and will join CRC Group starting January 24th. She brings 20+ years of industry experience to the role, having held senior Casualty positions at Argo, Swiss Re, and AIG/Lexington.
"Kristyn offers a strong background and unique skill set that we are excited to welcome into the Casualty Practice to the benefit our casualty teams, retail clients, and carriers," said Mike Brennan, CEO of CRC Group's Commercial Solutions Division. "Our Casualty Practice is well respected across the industry for its deep experience and expertise. I am confident that bringing Kristyn on board will enable us to provide even better support to our clients, ultimately empowering them to deliver winning solutions for insureds."
CRC Group’s Casualty producers use data-driven insights delivered through CRC Group's proprietary REDY® platform to produce better outcomes for clients. "We are making a significant investment in our Casualty Practice to better serve our clients and provide greater support to our brokers and underwriters," said Brennan. "We are working to launch new exclusive casualty products under our Insurisk brand later this year. We are also enhancing our REDY platform to bring greater efficiency and reliable data and analytics support to our casualty team.”
Smallcombe will report to Bob Greenebaum and will be based in CRC Group’s Chicago, IL office.