Atlanta, GA – Rhodes Risk Advisors, a commercial property and casualty brokerage based in Atlanta, GA, welcomes Ryan Cranford as a Client Executive to the firm. In Ryan’s role as Client Executive, he will be responsible for maintaining client relationships as well as implementing service driven initiatives to assist Rhodes’ clients in reducing their overall cost of risk. In addition to his role as Client Executive, Ryan will lead Rhodes’ Aviation practice targeting corporate and commercial aircraft accounts.
"We are excited for Ryan to join our team. He adds extensive experience, deep relationships and insurance knowledge that will help us expand the firm," said Mike Davis, President of Rhodes Risk Advisors. "The addition of Ryan will enhance our level of customer service and increase the ease with which our clients do business."
Ryan brings over 9 years of underwriting experience to Rhodes. He began his career with AIG and subsequently spent time at Starr Companies working in a variety of industry sectors with a specialized focus on aviation. Prior to joining Rhodes Risk Advisors, Ryan was in the Major Accounts Division of AIG. He was responsible for a complex book of business encompassing some of the largest aviation accounts in the United States, with a particular focus on large commercial fixed and rotor wing accounts as well as the military and defense portfolio. Ryan's breadth of experience includes personal aircraft, corporate accounts, commercial aviation, warbirds, agricultural operations, airports and commercial general liability, products liability, and worker’s compensation.
Ryan received his BBA in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia. He currently holds professional affiliations with the National Business Aviation Association, Georgia Business Aviation Association, Helicopter Association International, and Atlanta Insurance Ministries.