All Risks Management Team

All Risks’ management team is a balanced blend of skills and experience, from the retail, wholesale and carrier divisions.
Nicholas Cortezi

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Chief Executive Officer

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  • Joined All Risks in 1987
  • Promoted to CEO in 1999
  • Served on the board of the Independent Insurance Agents of Baltimore, the Independent Insurance Agents of Maryland, The Board of the National Association of Surplus Lines Offices, and as President of the National Association of Surplus Lines Offices, (2002-2003)
  • Earned a B. A. degree in International Relations and Political Science from The Johns Hopkins University
  • Received diploma from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Bologna, Italy
  • Granted a Master of International Public Policy degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C.
Matthew Nichols

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President

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  • Joined All Risks as Branch Manager of Southeast Operations in 2000
  • Promoted to Executive Vice President in 2003 and President in 2004
  • Board Member of the National Association of Surplus Lines Offices since 2005 and President of the National Association of Surplus Lines Offices (2012-2013)
  • Prior to joining All Risks, held Vice President of Marketing and Underwriting Manager positions with Colony Management Services Inc.
  • Earned a B. A. degree in American Government from University of Virginia
Marti Dickinson

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Corporate Director

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  • Joined All Risks in March, 1987
  • Promoted to President in 1992 and Corporate Director in 2004
  • Served on Internship Committee for National Association of Surplus Lines Offices
  • Prior to joining All Risks, held Vice President position with Chesapeake Underwriters
Marcus Payne

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Managing Director

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  • Joined All Risks as a consultant in January 2003 and as an employee in December 2003
  • Served as Education Coordinator for National Association of Surplus Lines Offices, Instructor for NAPSLO E&S and Advanced Schools, Board of Trustees at Austin College, Sherman, Texas and member of the Derek Hughes/ NAPSLO Education Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Prior to joining All Risks, held President, Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Consultant positions for Crump Insurance Services, Inc.
  • Held Captain ranking in the United States Marine Corps
  • Earned a B. A. degree at Austin College
Mark Melander

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Chief Administrative Officer

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  • Joined All Risks in 2004
  • Promoted to Senior Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer in 2007
  • Structured All Risks Operations for growth by first establishing a centralized policy issuance team
  • Leads all centralized support services including Systems, Human Resources, Processing, Marketing, Accounting, and Compliance
  • Over 30 years of insurance industry experience, beginning in 1989 with Guaranty National Insurance Company
  • Prior to joining All Risks, Mark held management positions in Claims, Operations and Systems
  • Earned a B. S. degree in Management and Information Systems from the University of Colorado
Christopher McGovern

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Senior Vice President

National Specialty Programs
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  • Joined All Risks in 1995
  • Established All Risks’ National Specialty Programs Unit
  • More than 25 years of industry experience
  • Successfully completed ARM, CPCU & ASLI designations
  • Earned a B. S. degree in Business Administration and Management from Loyola College
Ryan Grimes

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Senior Vice President

Northeast, Mid-West, & Western Region - P&C
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  • Joined All Risks in April, 2005
  • Prior to All Risks, was involved with several telecom companies in business development and sales management roles
  • Earned a B. A. degree from Hofstra University
  • Successfully completed ARM, ASLI, AU, CISC and CRIS designations
Glenn Hargrove

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Managing Director

South Central Region - P&C
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  • Joined All Risks in July, 2013
  • Prior to joining All Risks, he served as President at MSW (MarketScout Wholesale, LLC) and CEO of Crump Insurance Services, Inc.
  • Serves the Board of Directors for Hiscox USA and as an Educational Instructor for NAPSLO and NAIC
Hugh Mooney

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Senior Vice President

Southeast & Mid-West Region - P&C
770-495-3588 x6222
  • Joined All Risks in 2005
  • Prior to joining All Risks, Hugh was an Executive for Coca-Cola
  • Earned a B. A. degree in Risk Management and Insurance from University of Georgia
Steve Kass

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Senior Vice President

Florida P&C
954-731-5600 x3729
  • Joined All Risks in 2011
  • Prior to joining All Risks, Steve served as President of Champion Special Risk Brokers LLC
Marya J. Propis

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Senior Vice President, Director

Distribution and Broker Partnership
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  • Joined All Risks in May 2018
  • Serves on the Industry Advisory Council for Temple University’s Fox School of Business, RIHM Department, as Chairperson of the Spencer Educational Foundation Board (2019 – 2020) and on their Board of Directors since 2012
  • Awarded “Woman of Influence” by New York Business Journal, IBA’s “Hot 100” list of insurance professionals, and is a member of IBA’s “Elite Women” list
  • Honored as the Insurance Professional of the Year by the New York City Association of Insurance Women (NYCAIW), a recognition based on her significant contributions to the industry throughout her career
  • Selected as IICF’s Global Inclusion Champion for her contributions to the advancement of talent and diversity in the workplace
  • Prior to joining All Risks, she held successive leadership roles at AIG/Lexington Insurance Co., with prior retail agency experience at A.J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Earned a B.A. degree in English and Communications from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, and also serves on the college’s Board of Trustees