Laurie Solomon has more than 30 years of experience in risk management and insurance as an underwriter, risk manager and consultant.
She has extensive global and large account property & casualty experience and is regarded as an innovator and industry leader with regard to:
- Creative structure and design of insurance programs,
- Risk retention through captives and other alternative risk financing tools,
- Project leader for process efficiency, and
- Achievement of significant loss and reserve reduction through the use of data analysis and cross-functional team leadership
Laurie started her career as an Underwriter and Account Executive for The Travelers Insurance Company at their headquarters in Hartford, CT, where she coordinated all service delivery for her clients and underwrote a diverse book of large corporate accounts in industries such as light and heavy manufacturing, food & beverage, transportation, municipalities and retail.
After 10 years on the insurer side, Laurie relocated to Atlanta, GA, to work for The Coca-Cola Company based out of their global headquarters. During her 11 years as the Director, Global Risk Management, Laurie led a team of 22 professionals and set strategy for Coca-Cola’s global Risk Management approach. She had overall responsibility for global claims management and the design & implementation of risk financing and risk transfer/insurance programs. She worked for the Company for 21 years in total and was named to Business Insurance’s “Risk Manager of the Year Honor Roll” in 2011.
In 2016, Laurie established ELT Risk Solutions, LLC, a Risk Management Advisory firm specializing in the property-casualty insurance arena and serving midsize to large companies. ELT partnered with Risk Managers, Start Ups and Finance Executives as an outsourced Risk Manager, to lead and manage insurance-related projects, solve risk management problems, strategize for efficiency and evaluate alternatives to bring value to the bottom line.
Laurie joined forces with Durrett & David in 2017. Her focus at the firm and with our clients includes:
- Project Management and Leadership
- Risk Analysis and Insurance Program Evaluation
- Risk Strategy and Structure Design
- Captive Strategy and Implementation
- Loss Analysis and Reduction
- RFP Coordination
- M&A Support in Due Diligence and Integration
- Coverage and Contract Review
Laurie has served on numerous industry Advisory Councils and is a member of Atlanta RIMS and other industry-related groups. She has been quoted numerous times in various risk management publications, received honorable mention in the September 2011 “Innovators” edition of Risk & Insurance Magazine, was profiled in the May, 2011 publication of Captive Review Magazine, and accepted the World Captive Forum’s 2013 Company Award of Excellence on behalf of The Coca-Cola Company.
Laurie is a graduate of Brandeis University in Waltham, MA.