Trident Marine Managers Announces Underwriting Agreement with Nationwide E&S

AUGUST 10, 2020, HOUSTON, TX –
Trident Marine Managers, Inc. (Trident) is pleased to announce a new delegated authority underwriting agreement with Nationwide E&S to provide Recreational Marine and Marine Equipment insurance solutions, along with Workers’ Compensation.

Nationwide® is a Fortune 100 Company and one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the world with an AM Best’s rating of A+, XV. Trident, a subsidiary of RSG Underwriting Managers (RSGUM), specializes in Marine insurance and thrives at providing customers with tailor-made solutions, global products and local service. Trident is headquartered in Houston, TX and has offices in Lodi, CA, New Orleans, LA, and Boston, MA. Trident’s Nationwide E&S Recreational Marine and Marine insurance solutions are available in all US states.

“We are delighted to continue expanding our relationship with Nationwide E&S to develop additional capabilities to service our retail agent clients and insureds,” Jorge Pecci, Marine Vertical Head at RSG Underwriting Managers.

Commenting on the underwriting talent at Trident, Martin Hayes, Managing Director of Trident Marine Managers, said, “The extensive experience of Jeana Ramos, Clarke Smith and John Michel in their respective Marine niches will help our clients and Trident’s profitably expand in the growing Recreational Marine and Marine Equipment markets.”

Heather Schenker, VP Brokerage, Nationwide, remarked, “With the strong trading partnership Nationwide E&S has with RSGUM, Nationwide is very excited to expand the relationship with Trident Marine Managers and their outstanding underwriters.”

For further details, please contact:

Clarke Smith, Director of Underwriting, or 346-444-8678

Jeana Ramos, Director of Underwriting, or 209-329-1033

John Michel, SVP – Marine, or 504-840-1670

Justin Jenkins, Senior Underwriter, or 713-260-1034

Martin Hayes, Managing Director, or 346-444-8656


About Trident Marine Managers

Trident Marine Managers, Inc. is a subsidiary of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC, and Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, specializing in underwriting management and other services for insurance products distributed through agents and brokers. Some products may only be available in certain states and some products may only be available from surplus lines insurers. For more information, visit

About Nationwide®

Nationwide®, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the United States. Nationwide is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. An industry leader in driving customer-focused innovation, Nationwide provides a full range of insurance and financial services products including auto, business, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit

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