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Marya Propis Joins All Risks, Ltd. as Senior Vice President - Distribution and Broker Partnerships

Thursday, May 31, 2018

HUNT VALLEY, MD (May 18, 2018) – All Risks, Ltd., the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance broker, has hired Marya Propis as Senior Vice President – Director of Distribution and Broker Partnerships.

Marya will define and drive distribution priorities and manage various broker partnerships in an executive capacity.  She will support field distribution and sales initiatives; collaborating closely with the senior leadership team to ensure execution of broker management strategies and growth initiatives as well as supporting programs expansion.  Marya is also committed to leadership development and diversity initiatives.


“In this new role, Marya will help to ensure All Risks is effectively positioned for optimal performance.  We value her opinion, client-centric experience and contributions to the insurance industry.  She will strengthen our national retail relationships as well as bridge the gap between agency needs and All Risks’ offerings,” stated Matt Nichols, President of All Risks, Ltd. “I have no doubt that she will excel at enhancing our line of sight, communication and focus on superior customer service.”


Marya has extensive knowledge of the domestic Excess and Surplus lines segment with Property, Casualty, Financial Lines, Specialty, and Programs expertise.  Prior to joining All Risks, she held successive leadership roles at AIG and Lexington Insurance, including Head of Broker Engagement for AIG's U.S. Commercial group and Senior Vice President of AIG Sales and Marketing.  Her background also includes brokerage experience with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and brokers in her hometown of Buffalo, NY.   


“All Risks has a unique value proposition in the marketplace today,” Marya stated. “Being independent and privately-held allows them to orient investments and decisions around what’s best for their team and their partners.  I look forward to leveraging and maximizing their strengths in specialization and geography.  This career opportunity is truly refreshing.  I’m invigorated to work in an environment where every senior leader understands that significant growth is the result of contributions from hundreds of really great people inside the organization, and from listening to our broker partners.” 


She added, “They’ve created a culture of learning through their in-house University program and I look forward to working with the industry’s best and brightest.”  Marya currently serves on the Industry Advisory Council for Temple University’s Fox School of Business, RIHM Department, in Philadelphia, PA.


Dedicated to education and the future leaders of the RMI industry, she has served as a member of the Spencer Educational Foundation Board of Directors since 2012, and also serves as President of their Executive Committee and as Gala Chairperson 2016 – 2018. 


Marya has received a number of industry accolades, including “Woman of Influence” by New York Business Journal, IBA’s “Hot 100” list of insurance professionals, is a member of IBA’s “Elite Women” list, and was selected as IICF’s Global Inclusion Champion for her contributions to the advancement of talent and diversity in the workplace.  She is a frequent speaker at industry events on the topics of emerging leadership, talent development, and women in leadership.


She holds Bachelors degrees in English and Communications from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, and also serves on the college’s Board of Trustees.


Marya Propis can be reached at 646-660-0365 or mpropis@allrisks.com.


All Risks, Ltd. is the largest independent insurance wholesaler serving retail insurance agents and brokers nationwide.  This innovative team delivers comprehensive specialty commercial and personal lines solutions through a full-service platform of quality brokerage markets, quick in-house binding authority, exclusive national programs and easy-to-use online technology.  Based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, the 53-year-old firm employs 900 staff members in 27 offices around the country.  To learn more, please visit www.allrisks.com.

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