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Lauren Gregory Joins Alliant Insurance Services

By Alliant

Public entity and infrastructure leader expands East Coast expertise

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Lauren Gregory has joined Alliant Insurance Services as Senior Vice President, Alliant Specialty Group, Public Entity. Gregory will serve as a leader in Alliant Public Entity focusing on public entity and infrastructure, and will be located in New York.

Gregory expands Alliant’s expertise in public entity to the East Coast and will structure a Public Entity & Infrastructure team to provide more responsive and proactive service to East Coast-based public agencies. Gregory will also develop new public entity and construction clients.

“Lauren’s extensive risk management experience, legal background, and underwriting knowledge adds significant fire power to our team in New York,” said Michael Cusack, Co-COO, Alliant Specialty. “We are strong drivers in the West Coast public entity market, and with Lauren at Alliant, we have immediately advanced our public entity infrastructure capabilities in the East.”

Prior to joining Alliant, Gregory was Executive Vice President of a global insurance brokerage firm where she worked closely with the world’s largest port authority and some of the largest public entities in the country, including the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) as director of MTA Risk and Insurance Management. Gregory has also served as Senior Vice President of a risk management consulting firm where she specialized in captives. Of particular note, Gregory formed the first captive insurance company in the state of New York and was appointed as President of the company in 2003.

“Lauren is one of the preeminent public entity authorities in the industry,” said Dan Howell, Managing Director, Alliant Public Entity. “We are delighted to add someone of Lauren’s caliber to our team.”

Gregory earned a juris doctor degree from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and an MBA in risk management from the College of Insurance. She is admitted to the New York State Bar and is a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) and an Associate is Risk Management (ARM).

Gregory can be reached at (631) 235-1590 or at