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Alliant Insurance Services Names Matt Walsh and Robert DiBiase Construction Leaders

By Alliant

Leading authorities in construction risk management promoted to lead Construction Services at Alliant

IRVINE, CA — Alliant Insurance Services has announced the promotion of Matt Walsh to Managing Director, Alliant Construction. In this role, Walsh will oversee all sales and operations for Alliant Construction. Walsh brings over 30 years of construction experience and has served ENR Top 400 and Top 600 general and specialty contractors, subcontractors, developers and public entities throughout his career. Walsh assumes the role from Michael Cusack, who was recently promoted to lead Alliant Specialty.

“When considering who would lead Alliant Construction, Matt Walsh was the clear choice,” said Michael Cusack, Executive Vice President, Alliant Specialty. “His experience leading teams providing advisory, analytics, brokerage and claims advocacy for some of the most prominent construction businesses is unmatched. Alliant Construction – all 800 industry-dedicated members of the team, our clients and partners will benefit from Matt’s ability to unite teams from across the insurance industry to address and mitigate the challenges our clients face. He is respected throughout the industry by his colleagues, clients and insurers.”

Walsh stated: “As the largest provider of risk consultative and management services to general contractors, subcontractors, developers and owners, I am looking forward to building on the momentum started by Peter Arkley, Richard Ferrucci and Michael Cusack. The continuity plan of Alliant Construction is firmly in place, and I am honored to continue the tradition of leadership and client advocacy that was created by our three legendary founding partners. To ensure our ongoing success, Alliant will continue to actively recruit the best broking talent in the marketplace.”

Robert DiBiase has also been promoted to National Director, Alliant Construction. DiBiase has over 20 years of experience in construction insurance and a proven track record in providing contractors with strategic solutions to their risk management challenges. Prior to this promotion, he was leading our New York Construction team, which is the largest provider of contractor insurance in the Tri-state area. DiBiase will work closely with Walsh to maintain Alliant’s position as largest and most trusted advisor of risk management services to the construction industry.