WSRB Leadership Team

Building for the Future

We've constructed a powerhouse team of industry experts to build on WSRB's foundation of excellence to provide you and our subscribing partners with innovative risk evaluation solutions.




Karl Newman

President and CEO

Karl brings a visionary, results-oriented track record of growing organizations to WSRB. Karl's roots as a leader, advocate and representative for the insurance industry run deep. He served as President of the NW Insurance Council, Board Member of the Arson Alarm Foundation and Marketing Promotion Administrator for PEMCO. A founding partner of the John Maxwell Team, he focuses on developing leaders within WSRB and throughout our industry. 
Connect: Karl Newman - LinkedIn

Bryan Stanwood

Bryan Stanwood

Vice President and COO

Bryan brings extensive insurance industry experience to WSRB. His expertise in managing high-performing insurance sales and underwriting departments provides a solid foundation of leadership to our operations, technology, and business development teams. In his role at WSRB, Bryan focuses on innovation and customer-focused product solutions to benefit our Subscribers.
Connect: Bryan Stanwood - LinkedIn

Business Development

Joe Nolan 

Manager, Business Development


Joe has extensive experience providing data and technology solutions for the insurance sector. Combined with his strong analytics and GIS background, Joe’s knowledge and experience are an asset to you and your customers.

Connect: Joe Nolan - LinkedIn

Joe Nolan at WSRB


Leadership Team


Board of Directors

  • Rex W. Clark, Director Emeritus
  • Mark S. Cole, Director
  • Jeffrey R. Dehn, Director
  • Karl J. Newman, Chairman & Director
  • Gary A. Raid, Director
  • Brian G. Upton-Rowley, Director