Alive Risk Hires Richard Rutkin as Relationship & Marketing Executive

– Alive Risk, an amusement, sports and entertainment-focused managing general underwriter of Ryan Specialty (NYSE: RYAN), is pleased to announce the hiring of Richard Rutkin as Relationship & Marketing Executive. Richard will drive new business growth and support the expansion of the entertainment program offerings. In this new role, he will ensure the execution of product marketing strategies and maintain excellent relationships with carriers, retailers and wholesalers.

He joins Alive Risk with more than 30 years of experience in the development and management of property, casualty, and specialty contingency insurance. As an experienced entrepreneur, Richard sold his 25-year-old wholesale brokerage firm, focused on the entertainment and sports industries, to a national E&S broker in 2018. In his most recent role, Richard successfully prospected new clients, developed ongoing pipelines in the specialty insurance segment and executed large corporate client and broker distribution strategies within the North American region.

Managing Director of Alive Risk, Patrick Gavin stated, “Richard has extensive knowledge of the domestic and global, excess and surplus lines segment of the sports and entertainment insurance industry. His innovation skills and client-centric experience will position Alive Risk for excellent performance. I have no doubt he will further propel Alive Risk’s pacesetting position in the marketplace.”

Richard can be reached at: or 805-490-5125


About Alive Risk

Alive Risk is a part of the Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers division of RSG Specialty, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company based in Illinois. RSG Specialty, LLC, is a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty, LLC. Alive Risk works directly with brokers, agents and insurance carriers, and as such does not solicit insurance from the public. Some products may only be available in certain states, and some products may only be available from surplus lines insurers. In California: RSG Specialty Insurance Services, LLC (License #0G97516). ©2023 Ryan Specialty, LLC. For more information, please visit

About Ryan Specialty

Founded in 2010, Ryan Specialty is a service provider of specialty products and solutions for insurance brokers, agents and carriers. The firm provides distribution, underwriting, product development, administration and risk management services by acting as a wholesale broker and a managing underwriter with delegated authority from insurance carriers. Ryan Specialty’s mission is to provide industry-leading innovative specialty insurance solutions for insurance brokers, agents and carriers.

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