Barry Richter February 12, 2024 3 min read

Erik Hausmann Promoted to Vice President

It is with immense pride and excitement that we announce the promotion of Erik Hausmann to the position of Vice President of Property & Casualty. This decision is a testament to Erik’s exceptional people and process skills, execution of our commercial practice growth, and unwavering commitment to being the best for our team and our clients. Erik Hausmann

Erik joined Hausmann Group in 2010 and his track record of sales success and passion for learning helped progress his career development into a sales leadership role. He is constantly furthering his insurance education and has earned his Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designations.

“I work closely with Erik on a near-daily basis, and I've seen firsthand his adept critical thinking, exemplary leadership, and thoughtful guidance of our consulting team,” says Barry Richter, President. “His selflessness in consistently prioritizing what's right and his ongoing commitment to improvement are values that will help Hausmann Group thrive for many years to come.”

In this new role, Erik will be responsible for leading and developing our property and casualty division by overseeing sales, service, and carrier relations. He also serves on the Hausmann Group Board of Directors.

On his promotion, Erik says, “I’m looking forward to the opportunity to drive the agency and our clients to future success as we tackle the ever-changing challenges of the insurance industry together.”

We are confident that Erik will continue to make significant contributions that foster the overall growth of Hausmann Group. Please join us in congratulating Erik!


Barry Richter

Barry joined Hausmann Group in 2010 and was later named President in 2014. During his time as President, the agency has been named on the lists of 10 Best Workplaces in Insurance (2015), 50 Best Workplaces for Giving Back (2016), and Best Small Workplaces (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020) by Fortune. Prior to joining Hausmann Group, Barry gained insurance industry experience as a commercial agent after concluding a long career playing professional hockey. Barry is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Business, and holds a BBA in Marketing. He played hockey for the Badgers during that time, went on to represent Team USA in the 1994 Olympic Games, and played professionally for 15 years. He sits on the American Family Children’s Hospital’s advisory board and is co-chair of the Benefit Advisors Network’s board of directors. Additionally, he and his father run a golf outing each year for Easter Seals and have raised over $1,000,000 for the children at Camp Wawbeek. Barry enjoys fishing, golfing, and going up north with his family. He and his wife Kim have 4 children and reside in Verona, WI.