Diane M. Ritucci
President & Chief Executive Officer
Diane is responsible for the ongoing management, operation and future direction of the Trust, ensuring that the Trust remains a premier provider of workers’ compensation insurance and services. Services include claims administration, loss control, managed care, underwriting, and marketing for both insured and self-insured employers.
Diane began working with the Trust in 1994 as an employee of the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA), who was then providing management services to the Trust. Her first role was Director, Claims Administration. In 1996, she was promoted to Associate Vice-President, the administration of the workers’ compensation claims, loss control, managed care, marketing, agency and underwriting services. In this capacity, Mrs. Ritucci also served as Chief Operating Officer of the Trust. During this time, Mrs. Ritucci also directed CHA Insurance Services, Inc. (CHAIS), a full-service insurance agency and CHA Securities, Inc. (CHAS), an entity established to provide various financial products.
Prior to 1994, Diane held various human resource positions during her 18 years of service with Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was instrumental in the design, implementation, and administration of the hospital’s self-insured workers’ compensation program. Additionally, Mrs. Ritucci was responsible for the management of their short and long term disability programs, paid time off, unemployment compensation and other employee benefit programs.
A licensed casualty adjuster since 1982, she holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Bridgeport.