(BALTIMORE, MD) – RCM&D, one of the nation’s largest independent risk management, insurance and employee benefits firms and a founding partner of Unison Risk Advisors, has announced new leadership and repositioning in the healthcare market.
Effective immediately, Angela Dignan will serve as RCM&D’s Healthcare Division Director. She has been with RCM&D for over 16 years in various leadership positions within the firm including Healthcare Team Leader and Liability Claims Manager at SISCO. Angela’s most recent position as Director of Strategic Initiatives provided her with the opportunity to contribute to RCM&D in a corporate capacity, overseeing firm-wide strategic efforts, ensuring alignment with corporate goals, culture and mission. Angela’s various roles have equipped her with invaluable experience, strong leadership skills and a broad understanding of RCM&D and its offerings, preparing her for this new leadership position.
“It’s an honor to lead our talented team of healthcare professionals and continue providing innovative solutions to our highly regarded healthcare clients” shared Angela Dignan. “Now more than ever, cost effective and creative risk management tools are priorities for our healthcare providers and for RCM&D as their trusted advisor.”
RCM&D established its healthcare practice in the 1940s, specializing in hospitals and health systems. The firm expanded to support physician practices and long-term care facilities. RCM&D also has extensive expertise in the medical malpractice and alternative risk financing space with over 40 years of captive advisory services and customized claim solutions through SISCO, a subsidiary of RCM&D.
“I am thrilled that Angela will lead the healthcare practice for RCM&D and all of Unison Risk Advisors,” said Matt Kahn, RCM&D President. “She is a key resource and she will continue to deliver exceptional results in this role. Our clients are fortunate to have a knowledgeable and strong advocate on their team.”
The healthcare industry is rapidly changing and growing. With RCM&D’s strong healthcare expertise, the firm is expanding with the industry, focusing on additional services in private equity, allied/miscellaneous healthcare, life sciences and healthcare tech. Angela’s holistic understanding of RCM&D, from healthcare to corporate initiatives, confirms she is the perfect candidate to expand the firm’s national healthcare presence with new markets, products and services, across RCM&D and SISCO.
“Angela is the ideal leader to grow and support our healthcare practice as the industry continues to expand,” said Bob Cawley, RCM&D CEO. “She will play a crucial role in further strengthening our healthcare presence across the region as RCM&D and Unison Risk Advisors continues to grow.”
RCM&D, one of the founding partners of Unison Risk Advisors, headquartered in Towson, MD, is ranked among the top independent insurance advisory firms in the United States. Our specialized teams provide strategic solutions and consulting for risk management, insurance and employee benefits. Leveraging more than 135 years of experience and strong local, national and global reach, we partner with organizations to meet all of their business objectives.
About Unison Risk Advisors
Unison Risk Advisors, a leading independent risk management, insurance and employee benefits firm was established in 2020 through the strategic merger of RCM&D and Oswald Companies. In June, 2023, NSI Insurance Group became the third partner of Unison Risk Advisors. Unison Risk Advisors represents one of the nation’s largest privately held and employee-owned, insurance brokerage and risk management firms. It ranks among the 40 largest brokerage firms and among the top 5 largest independently owned firms in the country.