About Us

About Paladin Risk Management

Paladin Risk Management are experienced wrap administrators and risk management professionals. We have more than 10 years of experience in assisting carriers, brokers and insureds administering Owner & Contractor Controlled (OCIP & CCIP) projects and more than 25 years reducing potential losses and costly litigation by enhanced management of pre and post-loss activities.

Our Team

Paul Bryan
Paul Bryan
President
Paul Bryan is one of the most respected experts in residential risk management in the USA. He started his career in 1976 at the age of 16 working at Lloyds of London. After a successful career as a broker specializing in complex litigations claims, he moved to California where he co-founded DBH Resources the first independent residential wrap administrator in the USA. After developing DBHR into a leader in its class, DBHR was sold to AON where Paul continued to work as an EVP. Because of his keenly developed talents in communicating, and understanding the builder’s needs, Paul was approached and spent several years helping to develop strategies for the quality assurance group, Quality Built. More recently Paul joined Paladin Risk Management as its President to support the progress, and develop robust ties with the builder and insurance communities.
Shannon Fugate
Shannon Fugate
Chief Operations Officer
Shannon Fugate currently serves as the Chief Operations Officer of Paladin Risk Management. She has over 15 years of experience with insurance, risk management, and wrap administration. During her career she has been responsible for the management of billions of dollars of insurance and wrap programs. Catering to a diverse group of customers including carriers, developers, contractors, brokers, and banking institutions has provided her with extensive knowledge of the industry. Her career was built on providing clients with superior programs that have a personalized touch. As the C.O.O. of Paladin Shannon will continue to execute and cultivate technology driven services that enhance the personal interaction of Paladin’s service capabilities.
John Distefano
John Distefano
Vice President of Sales
Prior to joining Paladin Risk Management in 2010, Mr. John Distefano was in the insurance industry for more than 25 years starting his career as an agent then ultimately managing a sales team of more than 60 producers. John started with Paladin as a Loss Control Consultant and Wrap Up Project Manager and quickly advanced to Senior Project Manager while obtaining his CRIS and OSHA certifications. In 2016, John was promoted to Vice President of Sales. John leads his clients with a clear style that is not only intuitive but extremely personalized. The efficient design of his wrap and certificate tracking programs are instrumental to his client’s success.
Robbie Sanders
Robbie Sanders
Project Manager
Anne Fentress
Anne Fentress
Project Manager
Jodi Ascencion
Jodi Ascencion
Project Manager
Emily Estala
Emily Estala
Risk Controller
Rachael Parent
Rachael Parent
Project Manager