Cody Smith, Intact Insurance
Commercial lines manager
Seven years ago, Cody Smith started his insurance career with Intact Insurance and has progressed from an underwriting trainee to intermediate and senior underwriting positions. In 2016, he was promoted to commercial lines manager at Intact’s Toronto office, where he leads a mid-market underwriting team and is responsible for building and maintaining broker relationships with a variety of local and national brokerages, while also serving as a coach and mentor to peers and new team members. Last year, Smith served as the distribution representative for national commercial lines wording and product development, and co-led the development and launch of an onboarding and recognition program to more than 100 members of the Intact Ontario management team.
In the few years Smith has been in the industry, he has received numerous awards, including being named Canadian Broker Network’s Underwriter of the Year in 2015 and 2016 and a finalist for the Insurance Institute of Canada’s 2017 New Track FCIP Award. Outside of the office, Smith serves as an ambassador for the Young Insurance Professionals of Toronto [YIPT] and is involved in organizing participation in events and providing support for YIPT initiatives. He is also in his final year of the MBA program at Ryerson's Ted Rogers School of Management.
- Intact Insurance