RT Specialty Promotes From Within

February 19, 2016, CHICAGO, IL – The Board of Directors of Ryan Specialty Group at their recent quarterly meeting have approved the following executive leadership changes at RT Specialty:

  • Timothy W. Turner – Chairman and CEO
  • Edward F. McCormack – President
  • Michael T. VanAcker – Chief Operating Officer

Commenting on these promotions, Patrick G. Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan Specialty Group (RSG) says, “Each of these individuals has proven their leadership over the past five years. RT Specialty was formed in 2010 and in this short time, under the direction of these individuals, RT Specialty has become one of the largest wholesale brokers in the nation. Tim Turner has proven time and again his tremendous leadership, motivational and building skills. Ed McCormack, who has been with RT Specialty since the beginning, continues to be a strong strategic leader. Michael VanAcker has been with RSG and RT since 2011. He is an outstanding talent and will continue to bring excellence to RT Specialty.”

Prior to these promotions, Tim Turner had been CEO and President, Ed McCormack had been Chief Operating Officer, and Michael VanAcker had been the company’s Controller.


About RT Specialty

R-T Specialty, LLC (RT), a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, provides wholesale brokerage and other services to agents and brokers. RT is a Delaware limited liability company based in Illinois. In California: R-T Specialty Insurance Services, LLC License #0G97516.

About Ryan Specialty Group

Ryan Specialty Group, LLC is a global holding company which includes a wholesale brokerage, highlyspecialized underwriting companies and specialty services designed specifically for agents, brokers and insurers. www.ryansg.com ©2016 Ryan Specialty Group, LLC.

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