July 30, 2007
Business Insurance Salutes Integro's Ruth Kilduff in "Women to Watch: 2007"
Business Insurance salutes Ruth Kilduff, Managing Principal at Integro Insurance Brokers, as one of its distinguished "Women to Watch" in 2007. Kilduff joined Integro in 2006, launching the firms East Coast healthcare practice based in Boston, and this year, she's been selected as one of fifty industry professionals recognized for outstanding personal achievements; significant influence in the marketplace; and a commitment to enhancing opportunities for women in the insurance business.
"As an insurance professional, Ruth Kilduff serves her clients much as I imagine she served her patients as a nursing professional, with expert care and unwavering advocacy," says Nancy Aque, Integros Healthcare Practice Leader and Chicago Operations Leader. "When you couple her insight and experience with her talent and commitment, you get amazing results with distinct program advantages. Ruth is a natural, experienced leader who believes in sharing her extensive knowledge, so our clients get exceptional program designs and service." Aque, one of Business Insurance's "Women to Watch" in 2006, declares, "Were very proud to have Ruth on the Integro team, and were very excited to celebrate her success."
Kilduff has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare sector and uncommon expertise in professional liability, alternative risk financing and risk consulting. After performing for seven years as a registered nurse at the Shrine Burn Institute in Boston, Kilduff began her insurance career with St. Paul Cos. in 1978 as a health care risk management consultant. Five years later, she joined InterQual Inc. as a medical staff consultant before joining Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston as the vice president for quality support services, responsible for the Center's risk management. In 1997, Kilduff joined Marsh Inc. as its national senior care practice leader, and she rose to a managing director in 2004.
In addition to her current work with Integro, Kilduff also serves on several philanthropic boards, including the Kenneth B. Schwartz Center dedicated to improving relationships between health care providers, their patients, and families.
Kilduff is a Licensed Casualty Broker in the states of Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island. She received her R.N. from Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing and a clinical nurse specialist designation from Boston University School of Nursing.