About EmergIn Risk

EmergIn Risk is a managing general underwriting firm that offers specialized professional liability insurance products for U.S. businesses, including cyber, errors and omissions, media, and not-for-profit and private company directors and officers related coverages.

Effective 1/1/19, ThinkRisk changed its name to EmergIn Risk, uniting the talent of two MGUs within RSG Underwriting Managers. More than just a name change, joining forces allows us to provide our brokers and policyholders with deeper underwriting expertise, broader underwriting capabilities, more expansive jurisdictional reach, and synergies that will lead to the creation of new, innovative products.



Our team has decades of collective experience underwriting E&O and D&O coverage and we evaluate thousands of specialty risks every year.



We offer contemporary coverage solutions to address unique and evolving exposures on a risk by risk basis.



We provide quick feedback and competitive coverage proposals for qualified submissions from approved producers.

Connection to
Ryan Specialty Group

EmergIn Risk is a Ryan Specialty Group (RSG) company. RSG is an international specialty insurance organization that provides underwriting management, wholesale brokerage and other specialty insurance services to brokers, agents and insurance carriers.

RSG was founded in 2010 by Patrick G. Ryan, the highly respected insurance veteran, founder and former Chairman and CEO of Aon Corporation. Mr. Ryan saw a need in the marketplace for a specialty organization dedicated exclusively to creating sophisticated insurance solutions for risks that demand innovation, proven leadership, outstanding industry expertise and quality services on behalf of brokers, agents and carriers.

The underwriting division of the company, RSG Underwriting Managers (RSGUM), delivers an independent and entrepreneurial approach to the specialty lines space by providing a unique platform for operational, legal, actuarial and technical support. RSGUM’s exceptional resources and back-office partnership allows underwriters to be focused on the risk itself, delivering a superior level of service to brokers, agents and carriers.

Meet Our Team

Angela Buenning

Assistant Vice President – Media

Lucy Cooke

Shared Services

Chelsey Gagnon

Underwriter – Media

Peter Jackson

Senior Underwriting Assistant

Zachary Kramer


Ryan Kratz


Katie Lydecker

Senior Underwriting Assistant

Mike Maraini

Underwriting Manager

Nicole Simmons

Assistant Vice President – Media