Lisa Cooper

Innovative Risk Solutions – Partners Professional Experience
President of Innovative Risk Solutions, Inc.

Lisa has been in the financial institution and real estate investment segments of risk management since 1985.  She is a licensed insurance agent for both admitted and surplus lines business in 40+ states and has achieved and maintained her CIC credentials demonstrating her commitment to excellence in this demanding industry.  During her 30+ years in the business she has:

  • Organized the opening of an administrative field office for a national MGA;
  • Performed in the role of Marketing Manager for a brokerage office introducing a new product line and developed over $2M of premium through direct sales in the first twelve months;
  • Formed a full service agency operation with outsourcing services for financial institutions, this organization later sold to an MGA that remains active in the marketplace today;
  • Developed a relationship with Lloyd’s, London that has led to tribunalization of two different agencies enabling binding authority status, IRS is currently operating under an agreement that Lisa negotiated;
  • Managed the real estate division underwriting function for a $100M book of business within a national distribution footprint. Lisa has strong expertise in underwriting and managing coastal risk

Lisa’s Strengths Include:

  • Collateral Risk Analysis
  • Product Development
  • Program and Market Integration
  • A strong understanding of the financial institution sales process and selling environment