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Burns & Wilcox Expands Pittsburgh Management Team, Adds Carrie Chappie

Pittsburgh, Pa. (October 18, 2022) – Burns & Wilcox, a globally recognized leader in wholesale insurance brokerage and underwriting, announced today the addition of Carrie Chappie to its Pittsburgh management team as Associate Managing Director.

As Associate Managing Director, Chappie is responsible for overseeing the Pittsburgh office’s day-to-day operations and growth strategy. With over 30 years in the industry, she has broad experience and expertise in Commercial Property. She most recently worked at Conway E&S where she served as President of Wholesale, and held roles with other industry players including Marsh and AIG Risk Management. Chappie reports to Drew Dean, Associate Vice President, Burns & Wilcox.

“A fixture in the Pittsburgh insurance community for many years, Carrie comes to us with a solid foundation of industry relationships,” said Dean. “She is well-respected by her peers and has a great reputation amongst our carrier partners. We look forward to the great work she will do to help us continue to provide the upmost expertise and solutions to our brokers, agents and partners.”

Burns & Wilcox experienced substantial growth in recent years, which has led to an increase in hiring top talent. Over the past year, the company onboarded more than 300 new hires and promoted 200 existing associates, further showcasing the company’s commitment to investment in its people.

“As Burns & Wilcox continues to grow and expand to address market needs, investing in top talent remains one of our key priorities,” said Danny Kaufman, President, Burns & Wilcox. “We are confident Carrie will excel in this role with her deep market expertise, aiding in the continued success of our Pittsburgh office and the company overall.”

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About Burns & Wilcox:
Burns & Wilcox is the insurance industry’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager internationally recognized for its expertise in commercial and professional liability, property, environmental, marine, and personal insurance.

Burns & Wilcox is a member of H.W. Kaufman Group, which has over 60 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America and employs more than 2,000 professionals. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Metro Detroit, Michigan, H.W. Kaufman Group also includes: Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, Burns & Wilcox Canada, Atain Insurance Companies, Afirm, RB Jones, Stonemark, Minuteman Adjusters, Kaufman Institute, and Noremac Marketing Group. H.W. Kaufman Group International includes: H.W. Kaufman Group Europe, Chesterfield Group, Chesterfield LatAm, Lochain Patrick, Burns & Wilcox United Kingdom, Node International and Cranbrook Underwriting. More information can be found at or