Dedicated Expertise

Our Leadership

Our Underwriters have a minimum of 30 years+ of experience

Experience Managing

Annual Premiums

Prior to CrossCover, our leadership team managed more than $800 million annual premium and has formed several profitable insurance companies or MGUs. We understand the importance of corporate allocation of PML and Capital and will not ask for more capital than we can place.

Each Underwriter on the CrossCover team has more than 30 years of experience and has underwritten most every E&S property sector. We know what to write, how to write it and, just as importantly, what to avoid.


We understand the E&S market.


We partner with a limited network of wholesale brokers.


We are experienced negotiators.


We have navigated through several hard and soft-market cycles.


We leverage our carrier partners' CAT capacity by spreading it across geographical regions.

Our Leadership

Scott Hanson


Before launching CrossCover, Scott was the Chief Underwriting Officer, Chief Capacity Officer, and a partner at AmRisc, LLC, in Houston. He was responsible for the profitability of a $800M premium book of E&S business and 60 Underwriters. As Chief Capacity Officer, he increased the per-risk line from $25M to $500M and the portfolio PML from $250M to $3B.

Prior to AmRisc, Scott was co-founder and Chief Property Underwriter for Aspen Specialty Insurance Company, in Boston, where he developed a $110M book of E&S business. He also was Chief Property Underwriter at GE Employers Re, where he was accountable for a $600M property book that achieved a $100M premium growth at 40-% reduced loss ratio. Scott was also the co-founder of Property for XL Capital in Bermuda and a Loss Specialist and Large Loss Investigator for Factory Mutual.

Brett Dupre

Director of Specialty Division & Underwriting

Brett brings more than 30 years of insurance engineering and underwriting experience to CrossCover with a specialty in industrial, manufacturing, and high hazard occupancies. His most recent roles were CEO of AmRisc Wholesale overseeing all E&S property lines. Before that, Brett developed a profitable industrial and manufacturing E&S book of more than $200M GWP. Prior to joining AmRisc, Bretts’ experience was in the global standard market property risk arena with FM Global. In addition to loss control engineering, loss investigations, underwriting and reinsurance, Brett spearheaded underwriting, marketing and product development efforts in the high hazard occupancies sector for FM Global.

Sam McBirney

Director of General Property Division

As a former partner and Division President of General Property, Sam oversaw habitational and retail business at AmRisc. He has more than 40 years of insurance experience. Prior to his role in AmRisc, Sam held executive and/or underwriting roles at AIG-Lexington, Chubb Custom, and a Lloyds MGU facility.

Mason Rudloff

Director of Technology

Mason served 15 years at AmRisc, most recently as Architect of Underwriting Systems and manager of a 33-member IT Team. He has more than 15 years of insurance technology and CAT modeling experience.