Tony Benedetto is the Chief Executive Officer for NASW Assurance Services, NASW Insurance Company and NASW Risk Retention Group. He serves on the Boards for these companies and the American Society of Association Executives Insurance Company, where he was past Chairman. Tony joined the NASW Insurance Trust in 2005, where he led the planning and formation of a new company, NASW Assurance Services. In 2008, he became the CEO of NASW Insurance Company, a reinsurance captive that integrated into the NASW Liability Insurance program to realize underwriting profits. The company received its A.M. Best rating in 2012 of Excellent A- and has continued to retain the favorable rating. The combination of these two companies provided significant returns to their shareholder NASW. As Tony continued to focus on advancing the company’s mission and creating opportunity for growth, he led the company to develop a Risk Retention Group in 2012, which provided for customized liability insurance coverage and pricing for members of NASW as well as growing revenues for the NASW Assurance Services and Insurance Companies. In 2017, the NASW Risk Retention Group received its initial A.M. Best rating of Excellent A-. Before joining NASW, Tony held leadership positions at CitiBank, GE Capital and Prudential. While at GE Capital, Tony completed his six sigma training and was selected to attend GE’s Crotonville training program. Tony has a M.B.A. from Mount St. Mary’s University and a B.S. in Business Administration from The Ohio State University. He is currently in Professional Development at the Wharton School of Executive Education at the University of Pennsylvania.