Yiana Stavrakis, Specialty Program Group/ Monarch E&S Insurance Services
Chief sales officer/president
Specialty Program Group/Monarch E&S Insurance Services, a division of Specialty Program Group
As chief sales officer at Specialty Program Group (SPG), Yiana Stavrakis provides strategic sales and marketing guidance and support to acquired business partners. Since starting her insurance career at Metro Insurance Services, Stavrakis has climbed the ranks of the industry, mastering underwriting processes and holding roles focused on sales, growth and specialty practice at several companies. Recently, she was named president of Monarch E&S Insurance Services, a division of SPG, where she’s responsible for establishing the national small business platform.
Stavrakis has been featured on IBA’s Hot 100 list and received the Steven R. Gross Under 40 Award from the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA). She’s also been involved in numerous industry organizations, including serving on the board of the Insurance Brokers Association of New York and as past president and co-founder of the WSIA’s Next Generation group. Stavrakis is also involved in various women-focused initiatives, recently launching SPG’s Women’s Network and serving as an advisory member for the Women in Insurance Global Network.