Ania Caruso

Ania Caruso

Ania has over 20 years of broker and carrier experience, working with Fortune 500 clients on their domestic and global insurance placement, program structure, and alternative risk financing strategy, and predictive analytics while focusing on cost optimization and reducing their total casualty cost of risk. In her current role, Ania and her team help clients analyze and underwrite their primary and excess liability casualty loss exposures and identify and prioritize cost reduction opportunities to optimize their casualty insurance and risk management program. She is responsible for developing Complex Casualty Practice in the Southeast region and national Casualty value proposition while also coordinating and developing resources around solutions for complex casualty risk issues, such as loss-sensitive or cash flow programs, captives, predictive data analytics, alternative risk financing, and reinsurance.  

As a leader, Ania works to train, mentor, and develop colleagues nationally and regionally. Her goal for the Casualty Practice she leads is always to represent the needs of the clients she interacts with daily to ensure they get actionable data and outputs that will benefit their insurance and risk management programs while protecting their balance sheet.  

Ania has a keen eye for the optimization of insurance operations, creating best practices while driving engagement with her teams for the benefit of the clients. Ania brings a depth of experience in helping clients achieve strong financial results while protecting their balance sheet via risk assessment, risk mitigation, alternative risk, and risk transfer efforts. She has spent her career partnering with organizations to achieve risk optimization by using innovation, predictive analytics, critical thinking, and strategic execution while leaning on her deep complex casualty risk finance programs and loss cost reduction expertise. Ania is passionate about providing white‐glove service to her internal and external stakeholders while executing swiftly and successfully business strategies and growth objectives. 


Ania is active in the local community as she serves on a Board of Directors for the JDRF Atlanta Chapter and United Way of casualty topics including Workers Compensation, Product Liability, emerging trends, and risk management optimizations as well as broad leadership topics. In 2021, she was named one of the Hot 100 by Insurance Business America. Ania is National Advisory Board Member and Speaker at Zywave Casualty Conference since 2022 and a member of the Hartford Casualty Broker Council.  

She volunteers her time with several organizations as a mentor for emerging leaders and young professionals. Ania served for 3 years as Atlanta City Chair for the Dive In Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Industry Festival and sat on the Atlanta RIMS Diversity, Equality, & Inclusion Committee and IICF Inclusion Forum Committee. Ania was named Top 50 Women Leaders in Georgia in 2023 and accepted 2023Women to Watch Award by Business Insurance. 

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