Candice Akers

Vice President |  AmWINS Transportation Underwriters, Inc

Candice Akers is a Vice President of Underwriting at AmWINS Transportation Underwriters, Inc. where she has worked for more than a decade of her almost 20 years in the industry. After studying English at Indiana University, she took a job with a managing general agency and began learning a new language…Insurance. Candice’s career focus has been on environmental/hazardous material transportation. While learning how petroleum is loaded/unloaded, what commodities Go Boom, and what a DOT audit entails, Candice has focused on building carrier and retailer partnerships as a program underwriter in a niche field. One her greatest rewards is successfully collaborating with teams of people focused on the same goal. Candice lives in Indianapolis, IN with her husband and two children. When not behind the underwriting desk Candice enjoys roads trips to new places, seeing live music, and being outdoors with her family. She has recently become a soccer mom where she is learning how to navigate the dos and don’ts of the field while cheering on her son’s Bad News Bears team. It’s been like so much of life is, a blast.