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Woodruff Sawyer Announces Three New Partners 

San Francisco, CA – Woodruff Sawyer, one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in the US, today announced Jesse Attix, Senior Vice President, Management Liability Claims Manager, Evan Hessel, Casualty Practice Leader, and Ronald Pascucci, Senior Vice President, Business Development have become partners and shareholders with the company.

As Management Liability Claims Manager, Jesse leads Woodruff Sawyer’s team of management liability claims professionals and manages complex claims for clients. Assisting clients of all sizes, ranging from the NASDAQ-100 to those privately held, Jesse’s proactive claims advocacy results in better settlement outcomes for clients. Prior to joining Woodruff Sawyer, Jesse was Claims Director for Nasdaq’s wholly-owned insurance brokerage, Carpenter Moore.

As Casualty Practice Leader, Evan leads Woodruff Sawyer’s national casualty insurance efforts, developing tools, risk financing strategies,  and analytics that enhance clients’ understanding of their casualty risks. He supports our brokerage team in program design, strategic consulting, and insurance placement for clients.

Ron began his insurance career with Capstone, an independent insurance brokerage acquired by Woodruff Sawyer in 2015. Previous to Capstone, Ron spent 15 years in the financial printing industry working for industry giants RR Donnelley and Bowne & Company. As Senior Vice President, Business Development, Ron works with C-level executives at both private and publicly traded companies, particularly in technology and life science, with a focus on Management Liability insurance.

About Woodruff Sawyer

As one of the largest independent insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the US, Woodruff Sawyer protects the people and assets of more than 4,000 companies. We provide expert counsel and fierce advocacy to protect clients against their most critical risks in property and casualty, management liability, cyber liability, employee benefits, and personal wealth management. We provide expertise and customized solutions where clients need it, with headquarters in San Francisco, offices throughout the US, and global reach on six continents. For more information, call 844.972.6326, or visit

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