WKFC Announces Senior Leadership Promotions for Ravi Singhvi to President and Joan Bauer to Chief Operating Officer


WKFC Underwriting Managers (WKFC), Ryan Specialty’s (NYSE: RYAN) managing general underwriter serving the wider wholesale marketplace, is pleased to announce the promotions of two senior leaders effective immediately. Ravi Singhvi is promoted to President of WKFC Underwriting Managers and Joan Bauer to Chief Operating Officer, both effective immediately.

Ravi Singhvi joined WKFC in 2018 and was most recently the MGU’s Chief Operation Officer. Prior to WKFC, Ravi served as Vice President of Analytics at AJG/RPS from 2011-2018 and began his insurance career at NAPCO LLC where he worked from 2001-2011.

Commenting on Ravi’s new position as President, Dawn D’Onofrio, CEO of WKFC said, “Ravi’s dedication to our values, vision and work ethic are nothing short of exceptional. He has an unwavering commitment to our team members, carriers, clients and all our stakeholders. I am confident with Ravi’s new role as President; our company is well positioned to execute on our goals.”

Joan Bauer has been with WKFC since 2010, initially training as an underwriter under Dawn D’Onofrio. Joan has been instrumental in the implementation of new initiatives and programs as well as facilitating improvements between underwriters, management and development teams. Prior to WKFC, Joan was a property broker for a leading global specialty insurance distributor.

Recognizing Joan’s new role as COO, Dawn D’Onofrio, CEO of WKFC, remarked, “Joan leads numerous key initiatives and plays a critical role with the London market, domestic carrier relationships, training and launching new products. Her laser focus on efficiency, efficacy and constant process improvement is invaluable. As COO, she will oversee the day-to-day functions of our business ensuring we operate at the highest levels of excellence and effectiveness.”

Please find Ravi’s and Joan’s contact information below:

About WKFC Underwriting Managers

WKFC is a premier Managing General Underwriting (MGU) serving brokers and agents in the wholesale marketplace. The MGU offers in-house authority with multiple markets, unparalleled security and leading-edge technology to bring our products to our clients provided with extraordinary service and underwriting. WKFC Underwriting Managers is a series of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company based in Illinois. RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC, is a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty, LLC. In California: RSG Insurance Services, LLC (License #0E50879). ©2023 Ryan Specialty, LLC Learn more at

About Ryan Specialty

Founded in 2010, Ryan Specialty is a service provider of specialty products and solutions for insurance brokers, agents and carriers. The firm provides distribution, underwriting, product development, administration and risk management services by acting as a wholesale broker and a managing underwriter with delegated authority from insurance carriers. Ryan Specialty’s mission is to provide industry-leading innovative specialty insurance solutions for insurance brokers, agents and carriers.

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