CEO & President of RT National Property
Brenda (Ballard) Austenfeld is a Managing Director of RT Specialty and CEO & President of RT Specialty’s National Property Practice, providing leadership to brokerage teams in sales and strategy initiatives while managing the relationships of key market and retail broker partners, as well as being a member of RT Specialty’s Executive Management team. Brenda’s guidance and established relationships with global underwriters and company executive leadership has helped RT’s Property Practice grow exponentially and become well-known for its ability to creatively and effectively handle specialized and catastrophic property exposures.
Brenda joined RT Specialty through RT Specialty’s acquisition of Westrope, where she was a Partner and Executive Vice President of their National Property Practice. Before joining Westrope, Brenda served as a global property broker and held several leadership roles at retail brokers Alexander & Alexander and Aon Risk Services.
Brenda serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA), the Board of Directors for the WSIA Diversity Foundation, and the Board of Directors for The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (CIAB).Back to List Next Bio
Unfortunately Microsoft is no longer providing support or security fixes for your web browser. RT Specialty values the safety and security of its clients’ data, and as such this site requires the use of a modern web browser. To update your web browser, please see the links below. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please email email@example.com or call (312) 784-6001.
|Firefox||Chrome||Internet Explorer||Microsoft Edge|