About Our Team

Steve Hanrahan

Steve Hanrahan

President, Senior Advisor   602-753-4255 moc.s1503515676rosiv1503515676daoce1503515676ser@n1503515676aharn1503515676ahs1503515676 Steve Hanrahan’s leadership and expertise in large commercial and national accounts immediately positioned Resecō Insurance Advisors as a major regional force. His understanding and experience with large complex commercial accounts and cutting edge knowledge of the digital world provides a distinct competitive advantage.  Steve specializes in writing complex construction accounts, including residential, commercial, general contractors, sub-contractors, architects and engineers.  Steve has a well-rounded book of business that includes multi-billion dollar construction, manufacturing and transportation firms.

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Steve works on behalf of his clients’, not as a vendor, but rather a trusted advisor. He provides proactive planning and risk-reducing strategies to identify and minimize total cost of risk with proven effectiveness. He assists his clients with implementing technological methods to recognize leading indicators versus lagging indicators to mitigate loss and identify areas of improvement. The business model and risk reduction program created by Steve has drastically improved a number of his clients overall profitability. Steve’s passion for new and innovative technology sets Resecō apart from its competitors. Steve has implemented a number of new methods to maximize efficiencies both internally and externally for his clients. Steve is dedicated to professional and educational excellence and is always looking for new and innovative technology advances to implement on behalf of his firm and his clients.
Greg Prentice

Greg Prentice

CEO, Senior Advisor 602-753-4251 moc.s1503515676rosiv1503515676daoce1503515676ser@e1503515676citne1503515676rpg1503515676 During his 25-year insurance career, Greg has underwritten, produced, marketed, and serviced complex insurance programs for hundreds of clients.  These have included multi-billion dollar construction, trucking, manufacturing and distribution firms.   His experience includes publicly traded companies, complex technology firms, international companies, professional sports franchises, public entities, developers, property owners, schools, social services, healthcare, and every type of construction-related risk. Greg began his career with Travelers in 1987 as a National Accounts Casualty Underwriter with a heavy emphasis on casualty driven risks.  

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In 1994 Greg moved to the brokerage business with Willis where he earned the exclusive distinction of being a ten-year member of Willis’ Exceptional Producer’s Counsel.  From 1997 to 2007 Greg led a team and grew it from less than $1MM in revenues to over $7MM by the time he left Willis in 2008. In January of 2008, Greg was presented with an opportunity to open the Phoenix office of Allied North America, a national privately held  broker. Greg served as President of the Phoenix and Las Vegas offices until the firm was acquired by Aon. Greg sits on the advisory board for the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools (NAHETS). Greg has a BA in Economics and Business Administration from Graceland University and holds a CRIS  designation.
Todd Newton

Todd Newton

Partner, Senior Advisor 602-753-4253 moc.s1503515676rosiv1503515676daoce1503515676ser@n1503515676otwen1503515676t1503515676 Todd has been in the insurance industry for 25 years and has exclusively specialized in Employee Benefits. He began his career with Home Life (now Cigna) in Kansas City as Regional Sales Representative working with brokers in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. During his tenure in Kansas City he broke 3 company national sales records and was given the opportunity to help Cigna expand their self-funded product portfolio in the Phoenix market. After opening the Western Region for a national Third Party Administrator in 2000 he made the transition to broker in 2003.

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Todd began his brokerage career with Brown & Brown and was a Top Gun Finalist in 2006. He led Brown & Brown nationally in employee benefits new business in 2006 and managed one of the largest books in the country before leaving the company to open the AZ office for Lockton. Todd has developed a niche in the self-funded marketplace and has been the broker for four Fortune 500 companies. He was named the Wellness Advocate of The Year in 2007 by the Wellness Council of Arizona and continues to support an integrated approach of combining wellness programs with a self-funded plan for many of his clients.Todd has been active in the community by serving on the Board of Directors for Waste Not  and UMB Bank in Arizona.  He is a member of Downtown Rotary Club 13 and serves on the UMKC Alumni Association Board of Governors. Todd is originally from Sedalia, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri-KC in 1988.
Paul Lee

Paul Lee

Partner, Senior Advisor 602-753-4252 moc.s1503515676rosiv1503515676daoce1503515676ser@e1503515676elp1503515676 Paul Lee brings more than two decades of insurance experience and an unparalleled customer service commitment.  Paul began his career in 1986 as a broker with a local insurance firm, leading the company every year in production. In 1999, this operation was acquired by a publicly traded insurance broker. In 2004, Paul had the opportunity to join the local Phoenix office of Willis in its highly regarded construction practice that was led by Greg Prentice.

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 Paul quickly established himself at Willis as a top producer being nominated each year to the Exceptional Producer Council. In January of 2008, Paul was presented with an opportunity to open, and have an ownership stake in the Phoenix and Las Vegas office of Allied North America, a national privately held construction broker out of New York. Along with his business partner, Greg Prentice, they quickly built the business to well over $1MM in revenue until the firm was acquired by Aon in 2009. Paul’s area of expertise include:

  • Coverage design skill. An expert in analyzing a client’s existing coverage to uncover potential gaps and unnecessary risk, Paul creates solutions tailored to meet each client’s specific situation.
  • Solid relationships with leading carriers. Paul’s in-depth knowledge of each carriers tolerances and coverage’s — and relationships with their key decision makers — helps Resecō secure the best coverage at the best price.
  • Paul delivers strategic, client-driven solutions to contractors, subcontractors and developers in both the commercial and residential markets.

Paul is an active board member for Red Means Stop and Lost Paws in Phoenix.

Steve Tusa, ARM, CSP

Steve Tusa, ARM, CSP

COO, Senior Advisor 602-753-4270 moc.s1503515676rosiv1503515676daoce1503515676ser@a1503515676suts1503515676 Steve has 25 years of progressive health, safety, risk, and environmental compliance experience.  Prior to joining Resecō Insurance Advisors, Steve worked for two large construction companies and provided risk management consulting services for premier national insurance carriers. He has significant expertise in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, General Liability, Completed Operations, Automobile and Products Liability.

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His background includes extensive construction risk management experience on complex site work, aviation, water treatment, road/highway construction, and vertical construction projects. His vast claims management experience on the insurance carrier side and as a Risk Manager enables Steve to be a strong influencer of carriers and Third Party Claim Administrators to manage claims to best possible outcomes. Steve has provided risk management leadership on OCIP, CCIP and Design Build projects and he has also hired, developed and mentored dozens of Safety and Risk Management professionals. Steve holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Engineering, is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), has an Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Registered Safety Manager (RSM). He has a strong working knowledge of OSHA, MSHA, EPA and DOT requirements and has educated all levels of employees on effective regulatory management. He has partnered with DOT law enforcement and is well versed in Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) and implementation of highly effective Fleet Safety Management measures. Steve takes a proactive approach to risk management and specializes in the implementation of sustainable risk management performance systems and behavioral safety programs that produce superior results. He delivers customized education that enables organizations to realize their return on investment.

Chris Smith, AIC

Director of Claims Management 602-753-4262 moc.s1503515676rosiv1503515676daoce1503515676ser@h1503515676timsc1503515676 Chris has 25 years of claim handling experience.  She has handed General Liability, Auto and Property claims prior to moving in to Workers’ Compensation.  She also supervised a unit of workers’ compensation claim adjusters and nurse case managers.

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Chris has 18 years’ experience working with and being dedicated to construction accounts as a claim handler and unit manager. She has assisted companies with transitional return to work programs to help reduce lost time days. She has been involved with pre-planning of medical facilities for upcoming jobs. Chris works very closely with Safety and Risk Managers. She has been out to various jobsites and completed an OSHA 10-hour course in Construction Safety & Health. Chris has attended numerous hearings and has been involved in mediations with legal counsel. Chris has handled claims for OCIP/CCIP projects as well as being instrumental in planning/implementation meetings. Chris was on an emergency response team handling property claims as a result of catastrophic weather events such as hurricanes, tornadoes and hail. She has been deployed across the country to assist with these events as a claim handler and unit manager. Chris has an Associate in Claims (AIC) designation from the Insurance Institute of America and obtained a Workers’ Compensation Claims Professional (WCCP) designation from the Insurance Education Association. Chris takes a proactive approach to claims management by being responsive, creative and focusing on optimal claim resolution outcomes. Education & Certification Highlights Associate in Claims (AIC) Workers’ Compensation Claim Professional (WCCP)

Cassie Anderson

Director of Employee Benefits 602-753-4261 moc.s1503515676rosiv1503515676daoce1503515676ser@n1503515676osred1503515676nac1503515676 Cassie Anderson brings over 20 years of insurance experience to the Resecō Insurance Advisors team.  She has provided guidance on all aspects of employee benefit plans to both fully insured and self-funded clients.  Cassie has extensive knowledge of all employee benefit products and has consulted on the design, administration, strategy, funding and communication of employee benefit plans.

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As Director of Employee Benefits, Cassie provides clients with claims and plan performance analysis, along with strategic consulting.  Cassie oversees all aspects of client services and insures that all service objectives are met. Cassie has served as Secretary and Treasurer of the Greater Phoenix Association of Health Underwriters and has served and continues to serve on several insurance company broker advisory committees.

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