Insurance & Risk
Advisory Services

Jim McDermott - Managing Director

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Actionable Business Insights to Manage and Insure Risk

A&M combines professionals with decades of insurance industry and corporate risk experience. We help organizations unlock value and improve results.

For corporate and private equity clients we drive value because risk is often under managed. For carriers we drive value because risk can be so micro-managed that the linkage to shareholder value is lost. We are different in part due to our strength as data storytellers. We break down complex issues into practical and actionable solutions to improve financial and operational performance.

Corporate Risk Management

Corporate Risk Management

For functional improvement of corporate risk management

  • Organizational and Operational Performance Improvement
  • Troubleshooting and Change Management
  • Interim Management and Board Support
  • Risk Financing Strategy and Risk Cost / Capital Optimization
  • Broker / Vendor Sourcing Strategy and Management
  • Claims Management Consulting
  • Surety and Performance Security Consulting
  • Enterprise Risk Management


Insurance Operations

Insurance Operations
  • Core Insurance Performance Improvement (Premiums, Underwriting, Claims, Reinsurance)
  • Proprietary Benchmarking / Competitive Analysis
  • Agency and Distribution Operational Diligence
  • Regulatory Compliance and Rating Agency Support

Interim Management

Interim Management
  • Interim Management Support (CEO, CRO, CFO, CUO, COO, CCO)
  • Leadership, Planning, Innovation, Restructuring and Creditor Advisory
  • Internal Reporting / KPI Dashboards

Case Study

Case Study


US Provider of Renter’s Insurance

Client was experiencing higher loss ratio compared to prior years


  • Identify drivers for the high loss ratio and suggestion of mitigation options
  • Created detailed report outlining the factors for the loss ratio impact, potential claim handling impacts on the loss ratio and impact of premium, rate change and claim count



Identified missed claim recovery over 4-year period

Provided client with clear view of profitability along with shift in the mix in book of business, subrogation and salvage and generic impact of claim count and total incurred

Make everyday the best day ever. Individual effort, drive and attitude can change the course of nearly every challenge that we face.

Jim McDermott

Managing Director

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