Ask the Leaders is a one-of-a-kind series geared towards helping young professionals grow into leaders within the professional lines community. The guests on Ask the Leaders provide insight into their experiences, knowledge and lessons learned that have helped them develop into some of the top leaders in their field. Topics include career advancement tips, networking opportunities, goal setting, and outside experience needed to become a leader! 

This series is hosted by Nate Hartman, Claims Superintendent – Professional Liability at Admiral Insurance Group and Rob McCarthy, MLIS, Executive Lines Broker at Risk Placement Services.

Ben Woodward, RPLU, ASLI, is Vice President, Underwriting, Professional Liability at Admiral Insurance. Ben leads the Professional Liability team covering the Midwest & Northeast brokerage territories for Admiral Insurance Company. He is also the product lead for Technology and Miscellaneous E&O. Ben has over 15 years of experience with prior positions at Westchester and Global Indemnity. He completed his MBA in finance from the University of Tennessee with undergraduate studies at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. Ben holds the RPLU and ASLI designations and has previously presented for Execusummit. He resides in the Pennsylvania suburbs of Philadelphia, with his wife Gail, and their two children, James & Ayla.
Andrew Correll, CPCU, is Director of Insurance Solutions (North America)
at SecurityScorecard . Andrew has been in the Insurance industry for over 10+ years with different Technology Underwriting and Sales professional roles. His contributions over the years include New Business production of Tech E&O + Cyber Liability policies, leadership & mentorship, fostering and growing agency partnerships, as well as meeting business production initiatives in both the Small Commercial and Middle Market segments.  His current role at SecurityScorecard is to manage and assist their North America companies cybersecurity ratings and service over 12 million companies continuously being rated. In his downtime, he is the host of the Insurance Requirements podcast that answers the question: “What insurance buying advice do startup founders wish they had when they got started.”