Roger Ware, President and CEO, Genesee General
Specialty: Large, Hard-to-place Casualty
As president and CEO of Genesee General, Roger Ware has grown the firm from a small MGA with $3.5 million in annual premium in 1998 to a national firm with MGA and wholesale writings in excess of $130 million in annualized premium. Today, Genesee writes a broad array of coverage, focusing on the E&S commercial segment, and has been named a Five-Star Wholesale Partner by IBA for the past two years.
Ware started his career as a commercial underwriter at Fireman’s Fund before going on to focus on large casualty products for several carriers, including a stint as regional vice president of Crum & Forster’s Atlanta region. Ware has served on the board of the American Association of Managing General Agents and was the association’s president in 2015.