Insights | Board

Mary Dent

Mary brings to the board a background in financial services and technology, law and public policy and has worked with early-stage startups to publicly traded global enterprises.

Sean Coady, Esq.

Sean leads the overall strategic plan and vision for the region and serves on the Woodruff Sawyer Board of Directors. Sean currently handles a multitude of pre-IPO and public clients spanning multiple industries, including high tech, life science, health care, retail, and manufacturing. He has authored several articles on D&O liability and M&A-related products and has structured financial risk solutions for hundreds of companies. Sean previously practiced law as both a litigation and corporate attorney working with private and public companies through various stages of their development.

Chris Kakel

Chris is accountable to his clients for providing strategic casualty advice, efficient insurance and risk financing program options, analytics to support insurance purchasing decisions, and direct advocacy in the marketplace.

Stanley Loar

Stan Loar became Chairman Emeritus in 2020. As Chairman from 2013 to 2020, Stan played a primary role in driving our company vision and presence in the marketplace, as well as in managing our international brokerage relationships.… More