Woodbury, NY, February 07, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- SterlingRisk Insurance, one of the nation’s top independently owned insurance brokerages, has hired Steven Guthart as President and Chief Marketing Officer. Guthart brings more than 30 years of industry experience and technical expertise to SterlingRisk, having built robust senior carrier relationships during his tenure as President, Brooklyn Operations, with HUB International Northeast Limited. SterlingRisk CEO David Sterling announced Guthart’s hiring.
“Steven will be a member of our Executive Cabinet, responsible for overseeing marketing and assisting with mergers and acquisitions,” observed Sterling. “His experience includes managerial leadership roles in international underwriting operations and multinational accounts. We welcome Steven to SterlingRisk and look forward to his many contributions as he enriches our culture and expands our capabilities.”
At HUB Northeast, Guthart was most recently responsible for general commercial business as well as one of the largest senior care practices insuring nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout the United States. Additional responsibilities included managing all business planning, budgeting, marketing, new business development, client services, staffing, and cross-sell initiatives. Previous responsibilities at HUB Northeast included serving as the wrap-up practice leader and a member of Hub International Limited’s National Claims Team. He also served as a technical resource for the Northeast and was part of HUB Northeast’s Mergers & Acquisitions team.
Prior to joining HUB Northeast in 2005, Guthart served as Vice President and Partner of a regional brokerage based on Long Island, where he was responsible for the commercial lines operations. He has held various management positions with major insurance carriers, including American International Group, Tokio Marine, and Aetna Casualty & Surety, as well as other regional brokerage firms, including Corak & Guthart Financial Services, where he was Principal/President of the company.
Guthart graduated Cum Laude from New York’s St. John’s University, School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science (formerly known as The College of Insurance), where he became one of the youngest members of their adjunct faculty at the age of 23. He frequently hosts educational seminars for staff members and previously led lecture discussions while holding positions with carriers and brokers.
Founded in 1932, SterlingRisk employs more than 220 highly skilled insurance professionals, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, California and Indiana. Ranked in the nation's top 40 privately owned insurance brokerages, SterlingRisk services regional, national and international clients. The company has significant experience and depth of knowledge in multiple areas, including property and casualty, aviation, environmental, construction, employee benefits consulting, personal lines, risk management, loss control and claims advocacy. For more information, visit www.sterlingrisk.com or call 516-487-0300.