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Dawn Brost Joins Nationwide E&S Brokerage Excess Casualty

Dawn Brost Headshot

Nationwide has named Dawn Brost as Senior Vice President of the E&S Brokerage Excess and Casualty team. Brost’s leadership will provide wholesale partners with even more opportunities for profitable growth in the E&S excess casualty space.  

“In this new role, Dawn will lead the team focused on premises, product manufacturing and excess auto,” said David Nelson, executive vice president of Nationwide E&S Wholesale. “As we expand the organization, I know that Dawn’s leadership will be a great addition to the team as we look to provide more opportunities for profitable growth in the E&S excess casualty space.”  

In her role Dawn will partner closely with fellow Brokerage Individual Risk leaders, John Posa, Senior Vice President, Primary & Excess Casualty Construction and Ashley Moffatt, Senior Vice President, Primary Casualty Underwriting.  

Dawn brings more than 25 years of diverse experience in management, marketing and commercial lines underwriting. She comes to Nationwide from Bowhead Specialty Underwriters, where she implemented the E&S Excess Casualty business plan for the southeast territory, built the excess book of business leveraging a national wholesale brokerage footprint and recruited top underwriting talent.  

Prior to joining Bowhead, Dawn was with Hiscox Insurance Company as the head of casualty in charge of developing, implementing and executing the strategic vision and business plans for the U.S. casualty operation. Dawn also held various management and leadership roles in underwriting at Maxum Specialty insurance Group and Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company. Dawn brings a customer perspective to the role due to her time as a casualty broker and marketing account executive at CRC Insurance Services (formerly Wood and Company, Inc.).  

Dawn graduated from Georgia State University with bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and went on to obtain her CPCU, ASLI, ARM and CPIW designations throughout her career.