May 09, 2018

Joe Beneducci Named a QuantumShift 2018 Top Entrepreneur in America

Joint program between KPMG LLP and the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business identifies and assembles select group of entrepreneurs leading high growth, private companies Morristown, NJ (August 11, 2017)

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (May 09, 2018) ProSight, based in New Jersey, today announced that Joe Beneducci has been selected as one of QuantumShift’s Top Entrepreneurs in America for 2018 by KPMG LLP’s Private Markets Group and the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. QuantumShift assembles an impressive class of founders, owners and CEOs of private, high growth U.S.-based companies to boost their development through an intensive, five-day learning, networking and collaboration program featuring sessions with Ross School of Business faculty and talented industry professionals. Joe Beneducci and ProSight Specialty Insurance were selected to be part of the QuantumShift 2018 class by the Michigan Ross QuantumShift Admissions Committee having demonstrated a strong track record for revenue growth and future growth potential. This collaborative project between KPMG LLP’s Private Markets Group – the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm – and the University Of Michigan’s Ross School of Business offers CEOs access to an exclusive peer-to- peer Fellows Network focused on ongoing problem solving, development and mentorship in addition to the intensive program.

“We are thrilled that Joe Beneducci from ProSight is one of the select group of entrepreneurs selected to complete the 2018 QuantumShift program,” said Brian Hughes, National Leader, KPMG LLP’s Private Markets Group. “We welcome Joe into this exclusive fellowship of high-growth business leaders and hope that the week-long program will have a long lasting positive impact on the participating founders and CEOs, and the companies they lead.”

“The QuantumShift program recognizes the achievements of high-growth entrepreneurs who are at the top of their game, and helps them lay a groundwork for the future,” said Stewart Thornhill, executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. “We’re looking forward to working with Joe Beneducci and ProSight, and we are excited to see what they accomplish.”

About ProSight Specialty Insurance
ProSight Specialty Insurance is an innovative property and casualty insurance company that designs solutions to help customers solve their business problems. Each solution is targeted to enhance customers’ operating performance. ProSight focuses on select niche industries, deploying differentiated underwriting and claims expertise and then works exclusively with specialized distributors to deliver value. ProSight is fueled by a cultural desire to succeed at uncommon challenges, making the business performance of its customers a top priority. The underwriting members of the ProSight Specialty Insurance (ProSight) group, New York Marine and General Insurance Company, Southwest Marine and General Insurance Company, and Gotham Insurance Company, are rated “A-” (Excellent) by A.M. Best. Based in Morristown, NJ, ProSight has regional offices in Los Angeles, CA, Petaluma, CA, Alpharetta, GA and New York, NY. More information about ProSight and its member insurers can be found at www.prosightspecialty.com.

About KPMG LLP
KPMG LLP is the independent U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”). KPMG International’s independent member firms have 197,000 professionals working in 154 countries. Learn more at www.kpmg.com/us.

About University of Michigan: Ross School of Business
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a vibrant and distinctive learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. The Ross School of Business’ mission is to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world. Through thought and action, members of the Ross community drive change and innovation that improves business and society. Housed within Michigan Ross, the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies is a leading center for entrepreneurial thought leadership and engagement.

About QuantumShift
QuantumShift is a joint program between KPMG LLP’s Private Markets Group and the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business that is rooted in sustained learning, networking and collaboration. Each year founders, owners and CEOs of private, U.S. companies are vetted through a nomination and application process reviewed by the Michigan Ross QuantumShift Admissions Committee. Candidates with an established revenue base, a strong record of revenue growth and a clear pathway for continued growth are eligible to participate in a week-long program to learn from distinguished Ross School of Business faculty members and a wealth of other talented professionals. Additionally, participants who complete the program gain access to an exclusive peer-to- peer Fellows Network focused on ongoing problem solving, development and mentorship.