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For nearly 30 years, Amwins Access - Admitted Placement Services, formerly Networked Insurance Agents, has provided independent P/C agencies access to world-leading carriers for admitted lines.
As of 2021, we are officially the admitted placement arm of Amwins and a unique part of the world's largest wholesaler.
We serve more than 1,300 retailers writing admitted  business in all 50 states.



Kelly McRae Executive Vice President

Kelly is the Executive Vice President managing Support Operations. Kelly’s insurance career spans more than two decades and includes several financial leadership positions.

Prior to Amwins, he was CFO and Corporate Controller for Strongwood Insurance Holdings Corp; after joining Sequoia Insurance Company in 2006 and serving as Director of Statutory Reporting and Controller. Kelly has also managed financial reporting functions for HCC Insurance Holdings and a regional subsidiary of W.R. Berkeley Corporation, where he started his insurance career.

Kelly attended Baylor University and the University of North Texas, holding both Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Accountancy and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Texas. A native Texan, Kelly and his family now call the Monterey Peninsula home.

Tammy Magliola Senior Vice President, Agency Partner Training & Development

Tammy's leadership role allows her to manage the strategy for a continuum of options designed for partnering with independent retail agents to achieve professional excellence.

Tammy joined us in 2011 in a sales capacity. In 2017, Tammy was promoted to Vice President overseeing sales and training and development.

A licensed P&C agent, she also holds graduate and undergraduate degrees from Sierra College. Tammy has always called the Sacramento area home and stays busy outside of work with her family, gardening and travel.

Tam Duong Senior Vice President, CL Product Development

Tam supports national expansion by engaging with new and existing carriers. Within a continuously changing marketplace, Tam works diligently to keep our teams up to date to help agents to address new challenges and compete on accounts of all sizes.

In 2021, Tam was promoted to her current leadership position. She has held several management roles throughout her career with us. Tam has a degree in Business and Finance from California State University, Long Beach.

Born in South Vietnam, Tam's family first arrived in Southern California in 1991. Now living in Orange County, Tam spends her time outside of work traveling internationally or when at home, in the garden and with her two "fur babies".

Mike Carrington Senior Vice President, Renewal Business

Mike's leadership role allows him to direct ways for helping agents solve problems, maintain their book of business, and find winning solutions that best support their goals and reputation.

During his time with us, he has driven the continual improvement of both affiliate-facing and back office functions, including customer service levels, document processing, and IT infrastructure.

Mike earned both graduate and undergraduate degrees from the University of Nebraska and received the Six Sigma Black Belt and LEAN Six Sigma from Villanova University. Mike, his wife and two sons appreciate the wealth of outdoor activities available to them near Grass Valley, CA, including mountain biking, hiking, snowsports, and watersports.

Robert Hansen Vice President, Finance

Robert is a ‘hands on’ leader and integral to both financial decisions and business execution at the company. Robert manages general accounting, treasury, budgeting and forecasting and all other finance-related functions.

Prior to Amwins, Robert served as an accounting supervisor for a third-party administrator, a subsidiary of Health Net. Robert’s insurance career spans over 20 years and includes several financial managerial positions supporting the CFO.

Robert earned his MBA from Sacramento State. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Humboldt State University and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of California. Born in California, Robert and his family live in Sacramento.

Deanna Mallette Senior Vice President, New Business

Deanna has spent her entire insurance career with us which provides her with comprehensive knowledge of the company and of the types of solutions needed by our affiliate base. She leads and works alongside the commercial and personal line account management team to build retailer relationships and identify ways to assist them in driving positive results for their agencies.

Deanna is a licensed P&C insurance agent and has served in multiple roles from insurance accounting to customer service to account management. In 2016, Deanna was promoted to Director, Personal Lines and has since been promoted to her current leadership position.

A native of Grass Valley, CA, Deanna enjoys the satisfaction of home improvement projects, but also takes time to unwind with her family on local rivers, lakes and during trips to the coast.

Danielle Williamson Senior Vice President, Operations & Service

Danielle focuses on pairing technology with relationship-building  through development of innovative solutions that streamline every day tasks and help agents run their businesses better.  In her time with us, Danielle has made significant contributions to both operational efficiency and the continued evolution of the myAGENCY platform. Whenever a valuable new feature is released, you can be confident that Danielle has led the initiative.

Danielle holds a BS in Finance from Azusa Pacific University and earned a Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova University. Growing up overseas, Danielle has settled down in Orange County with her husband and two sons. The family takes time out to travel internationally, hike locally and passionately follow Fantasy Football.

Natalie Flightner Senior Marketing Project Manager

Natalie is our dedicated marketing resource. First stumbling into an insurance career in 2002, she has held marketing roles at catastrophe modeler AIR Worldwide and Sequoia Insurance Company. 

She also managed software release communications for MathWorks in Natick, MA. Natalie holds an MBA from Boston College and an undergraduate degree from Wittenberg University in her home state of Ohio.

Now rooted in California, Natalie likes to spend her time off hiking and backpacking, powerlifting, and enjoying life with her "pack", Max, Sheba and Pickles.

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