ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - September 30, 2009) - Susan Bugg has been promoted to Vice President of Risk Management at Uni-Ter Underwriting Management Corporation, Sanford "Sandy" Elsass, President and CEO, announced. Uni-Ter is a builder and administrator of Risk Retention Groups (RRGs) that are active in 48 states.

Bugg joined Uni-Ter last year as Director of Risk Management. She is a Registered Nurse and Certified Legal Nurse Consultant with 23 years experience. Bugg came to Uni-Ter after two years at Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates where she was responsible for coordinating procurement of organ donors, organ placement, and family counseling.

"We're pleased to promote Susan to our senior management team. She is a seasoned professional who will make an important contribution to Uni-Ter as we grow," Elsass said. She heads Uni-Ter's staff of clinical nurses and consultants who provide risk management services to long-term care facilities, surgeons, nurse practitioners, and group practices insured by RRGs that Uni-Ter administers.

Uni-Ter is a subsidiary of U.S. RE Companies, Inc., the New York-based, international financial services and reinsurance brokerage firm.

Bugg's insurance experience includes four years as a Risk Claims Analyst in the medical malpractice area at St. Paul Fire & Marine/MMI Companies, Inc. Earlier, she served in a wide range of advanced nursing specialties including medical intensive care; coronary care/open heart; surgical intensive care; and nuclear medicine.

She holds Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Health Science degrees from the University of Louisville, Kentucky.

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