James C. Drinkwater, AMWINS GROUP
With more than 30 years of insurance experience, James Drinkwater has extensive experience in E&S casualty, wholesale and specialty brokering. He joined AmWINS Group in 2004 as COO of the brokerage division and, four years later, was named president of the division. Prior to AmWINS, Drinkwater held executive positions with Stewart Smith Group and Willis Group. He began his career in the London market.
A former board member of NAPSLO and WSIA, Drinkwater is involved in fundraising for charitable organizations such as the Cancer Hope Network, St. Baldrick’s and The Pink Agenda, and is an active participant in many industry and educational organizations. Most notably, Drinkwater competed in the New York City Marathon to raise funds for The Pink Agenda’s efforts to find a cure for breast cancer. He personally raised $64,500, the third highest amount ever raised for a charity via the marathon.