Names Paul Little to Board of Directors


ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accelerant, the insurtech empowering underwriters with superior portfolio management, data analytics, and long-term capacity commitments, has appointed Protecdiv Chief Operating Officer Paul Little to the Board of Directors of Accelerant Holdings.

“I look forward to contributing to Accelerant, an innovator in insurtech.”

“I couldn’t be more delighted to welcome Paul to our Board,” said Accelerant CEO and co-founder Jeff Radke. “As a business founder and leader who has extensive experience in every aspect of the insurance industry, Paul complements the technology, data science and financial services expertise reflected on our Board today. He excels at innovative technology and service to anticipate and meet client needs in our ever-evolving market, and we know that our Board and our business will benefit significantly from his unique expertise.”

With more than three decades of leadership and management experience in the insurance, reinsurance and risk analytics industries, Little previously founded and served as president of Maxfield Risk Consulting, where he specialized in risk management and analytics consulting. He also served as CEO at Ultimate Risk Solutions, an economic capital software development company, and president of EQECAT Inc., a natural hazards software company, now part of CoreLogic. Prior to that, Little was a Managing Director of Guy Carpenter & Co. LLC, where he spent more than two decades.

Before entering the world of insurance, Little was drafted in the 1983 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. He is a graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and was the university’s first four-time All-Ivy basketball honoree and second Black two-time captain.

“After more than 30 years of service in the insurance industry, I continue to enjoy the work, the challenges and the opportunities, particularly leveraging technology, risk management and diversity to help companies of all sizes operate more efficiently and grow profitably,” Little said. “I look forward to contributing to Accelerant, an innovator in insurtech.”

Accelerant was founded in 2018 by a group of longtime insurance industry executives with a vision to rebuild the way risk is exchanged in order to work better for underwriters and insureds alike. Today, Accelerant specializes in serving a carefully selected and managed network of managing general underwriters and program administrator Members and is rebuilding the way that underwriters share and exchange risk to improve outcomes for everyone.


Accelerant is a data-driven, technology-fueled insurance platform that empowers underwriters to more effectively serve their insureds. We’re using advanced data intelligence tools to rebuild the way that underwriters share and exchange risk. With a current focus on the small and medium-sized businesses that power our global economy and their niche insurance needs, we align incentives to improve outcomes for everyone. Our full-service risk exchange supports our carefully selected, best-in-class network of underwriting teams. We leverage granular information on each policy to deliver unprecedented insight into insurance pools, and our specialty portfolio is fully diversified with very low catastrophe, aggregation or systemic risk. We’re proud to have been awarded an AM Best A- (Excellent) rating. For more information, please visit


Megan Stinson
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