Stratus Risk Underwriters is a full service MGA.  We represent our companies in all facets of the insurance transactions including agent relations, underwriting, policy administration and claims.  Our commitment to our agents and policyholders is second to none.

Stratus is not a wholesaler.  We are Program Underwriters.  Our goal is to develop niche insurance programs to provide for our agent’s clients special needs.  Representing only A rated carriers, our agents and policyholders can be certain that our products are backed by strong financial balance sheets.

Our management team consists of personnel with over 150 years’ experience including:  agency management, insurance company management, reinsurance company management, MGA management, claims management and Fortune 100 company risk management.  That experience generates a unique knowledge of our customer’s complex needs and concerns.  And, it brings an awareness of our customer’s demands for high quality service.


Our managament staff has vast experience in the insurance industry. They have brought their insight and expertise together to offer tailored insurance solutions to customers who are not well served by the traditional insurers.

Frank McCahill



43 years in the Industry

Founder and CEO of Homeowners Choice

Previously Founder and President of Cypress Underwriters

Doug Gaudet



38 years in the Industry

Former CEO of Penn Millers

Previously SR EVP, Harleysville Insurance

Alex Gaudet, CPCU, ARe



10 years in the Industry

Towers Perrin (JLT Re)

Guy Carpenter

Citizens Insurance​

Florida & Texas Surplus Lines Agent License

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