Bryant Steele, BURNS & WILCOX

Bryant Steele, BURNS & WILCOX

Associate vice president and managing director
BURNS & WILCOX
Age: 35

As an associate vice president and managing director, Bryant Steele oversees Burns & Wilcox’s Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis locations and leads around 50 associates. Throughout his 13-plus years in the insurance industry, Steele has developeda sterling reputation in the commercial property field and is known for successfully developing and implementing product programs. His innovation and dedication to growth have led the Chicago office to almost 300% growth over the past five years, including a 50% year-over-year increase and a low loss ratio.

With a firm belief that effective client service is rooted in trusted relationships, Steele approaches projects by ensuring all parties are on the same page in order to deliver effective results from start to finish. His leadership skills helped Steele secure a spot in the Kaufman Advanced Management Program and Kaufman International Leadership Training at Burns & Wilcox, both of which helped to put him on the path to his current position.