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  • Writer's pictureBrendan Kelly

AM Specialty Insurance Ranks Among Highest-Scoring Businesses on Inc. Best Workplaces for 2023

Dallas, Texas – May 9, 2023 – AM Specialty Insurance Group has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual Best Workplaces list.

Featured in the May/June 2023 issue, which hits newsstands on May 16, 2023, and prominently featured on, the list is the result of a comprehensive measurement of American companies that have excelled in creating exceptional workplaces and company culture, whether operating in a physical or a virtual facility.

The flagship entity of the group, AM Specialty Insurance Company (ASIC), is an Arizona domiciled domestic Excess and Surplus Insurance Company and an Accredited Reinsurer. ASIC has been assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of "a-" (Excellent) by AM Best. ASIC's business model is unique; allowing for risk-sharing and access to reinsurance capacity for its partners. Information about AM Specialty Insurance Group’s other subsidiaries can be found below.

After collecting data from thousands of submissions, Inc. selected 591 honorees this year. Each company that was nominated took part in an employee survey, conducted by Quantum Workplace, which included topics such as management effectiveness, perks, fostering employee growth, and overall company culture. The organization’s benefits were also audited to determine overall score and ranking.

"We are honored to be named as one of Inc’s Best Workplaces of 2023. At AM Specialty Insurance Company, our company culture thrives on the pillars of collaboration, innovation, and integrity, as we leverage our diverse talents to make a difference to the specialty insurance landscape and secure a better tomorrow for our stakeholders," says ASIC CEO Shevawn Barder.

“Being named to Best Workplaces is an honor that only a small fraction of companies have been able to claim,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “Proving to the world that you’re a magnet for talent and have a culture that keeps teams engaged, productive, and proud to come to work is a truly remarkable achievement.”

About AM Specialty Insurance Group

AM Specialty Insurance Group is comprised of AM Specialty Insurance Company, AM RE Syndicate, and AM Star Claims. AM RE Syndicate creates efficient risk transfer between best-in-class primary MGAs and institutional investors to provide investment opportunities outside of the natural catastrophe space for a diversified and predictable return. AM Star Claims is an attorney-led management company that provides Claims Management & Litigation Consultancy, Underwriting Review, and Operational Oversight & Review services for insurance providers in the specialty market.

About Inc. Media

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit

About Quantum Workplace

Quantum Workplace, based in Omaha, Nebraska, is an HR technology company that serves organizations through employee-engagement surveys, action-planning tools, exit surveys, peerto-peer recognition, performance evaluations, goal tracking, and leadership assessment. For more information, visit


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