Brown & Brown acquires Health Special Risk Inc.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — J. Scott Penny, chief acquisitions officer of Brown & Brown, and Tom Lenihan and Phil Munson, the principals of Health Special Risk (HSR), announce that Brown & Brown has acquired HSR.

HSR, which has been in business for 40 years, is one of the leading providers of TPA and MGU services for special risk and accident and health insurance. HSR has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 million.

The HSR team will continue to operate from its offices in Texas and Minnesota as Health Special Risk Inc. Lenihan will remain as president of HSR leading the new HSR profit center, and Munson, as executive vice president, will continue to oversee the MGU operations of HSR. Lenihan will report to Drew Smith, president of American Specialty.

Smith stated, “Tom, Phil and the HSR team have been a constant in the special risk and accident and health space for decades, providing top of class service for their clients and carrier partners. We are excited about what they bring to our collective capabilities and the complementary market focus that they share with the American Specialty team.”

Lenihan and Munson say they are thrilled to join the Brown & Brown team. “Through our partnership with Brown & Brown and American Specialty, we will be provided opportunities for growth far surpassing what we could do independently. The entire HSR family is excited to join forces with Brown & Brown as we enter this new phase of our journey.”

Brown & Brown Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of insurance and reinsurance products and related services. Additionally, certain Brown & Brown subsidiaries offer a variety of risk management, third-party administration and other services.

Serving business, public entity, individual, trade and professional association clients nationwide, Brown & Brown is ranked by Business Insurance magazine as the United States’ sixth largest independent insurance intermediary. Brown & Brown’s Web address is

SOURCE: Brown & Brown press release


Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at

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