Segal Select Insurance Names New Senior Vice President

New York (1/17/17) — 

Segal Select Insurance Services, Inc., the insurance brokerage subsidiary of The Segal Group (Segal), announced Diane R. McNally has been hired as Senior Vice President and Senior Consultant. Ms. McNally will assume the role of Segal Select’s Practice Leader in April, when Brian Smith, its current Chief Operating Officer, retires after more than 16 years with Segal.

Ms. McNally has nearly 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. She spent most of her career at the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, including almost 20 years as Vice President and New York and New Jersey Regional Manager of Chubb Specialty Insurance. Most recently, she was Senior Underwriting Manager for the Entertainment Specialty Business of OneBeacon Insurance Group, which underwrites specialty insurance.

“Diane’s areas of expertise include all of Segal Selects’ core products: fiduciary liability insurance, fidelity bonds, employment practice liability insurance and cyber liability insurance,” commented David Blumenstein, President and CEO of The Segal Group. “She has also worked closely with Segal Select on insurance for a number of our multiemployer clients. Her knowledge and experience make her a great fit to be the next Practice Leader of our insurance brokerage business.” 

Ms. McNally received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing from La Salle University (Philadelphia, PA). She will be based out of Segal’s New York office.

Mr. Blumenstein thanked Mr. Smith for his exemplary leadership at Segal Select. “I would like to thank Brian for all he has done to develop Segal Select’s business and its staff,” he said. “Through his leadership, Segal Select achieved a national reputation for bringing creative and innovative solutions to help manage risk, for working with carriers to enhance and improve coverage terms, for negotiating to hold down premium prices and for assisting with claims management.”

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Segal Select Insurance Services, Inc. (, the insurance brokerage subsidiary of The Segal Group, Inc., works with plan sponsors and Boards of Trustees to obtain a full range of fiduciary insurance and fidelity bond coverage as well as employment practices liability insurance and cyber liability coverage. Segal Select’s brokers are licensed in all 50 states.

The Segal Group ( is a private, employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in New York and with more than 1,000 employees throughout the U.S. and Canada. Members of The Segal Group include: Segal Consulting, Sibson Consulting, Segal Select Insurance Services, Inc. and Segal Marco Advisors.

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