Franz Wagner

Executive Partner, National Accounts

Franz Wagner brings more than 25 years of experience to the National Accounts division with a primary emphasis in the construction industry. He directs account services for large and strategic business relationships. With his large account experience and industry knowledge, Wagner brings a wide array of strategic and tactical insurance and risk management solutions to our clients.

Wagner manages and designs casualty insurance programs for larger, more complicated accounts for a variety of business sectors with notable experience in heavy construction, healthcare, wholesale/distribution, transportation/parking, aviation, municipalities, and manufacturing. In addition to providing risk management services to large commercial clients, Wagner is responsible for overseeing the agency’s construction, healthcare, and transportation insurance service teams.

As co-chair of our National Construction Practice, Wagner is responsible for the overall management of our construction clients’ risk management, Subguard and insurance needs including Controlled Insured Programs (CIP) from both an owner’s (OCIP) and contractor’s (CCIP) perspective. In this role, Wagner assists in the design, marketing and implementation of a CIP and is responsible for the everyday servicing of the program including account management, claims management and safety services.

Prior to Conner Strong & Buckelew, Wagner was Vice President at The Graham Company where he managed many of the agency’s largest Risk Management accounts. Prior to joining The Graham Company, he spent 5 years as Project Manager in the International Process Systems Group at Air Products and Chemicals. Previously, Wagner worked for the United States Navy in the Civil Engineer Corps for 5 years.

United States Naval Academy – Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

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