Passion. Experience. Persistent.


Who We Are:

We take pride in creating a “family” atmosphere, meaning you will always be able to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have concerning your insurance or risk management issues.  No matter where you conduct business you can be assured that HM Risk Group is equipped to handle your business needs.  HM Risk Group is active and committed to the Austin, Texas and London, United Kingdom business community. HM Risk Group is not only committed to our community, but a sustainable business community as well, we show this commitment through our participation as a Austin’s Platinum Green Business Leaders.

Who We Will Never Be:

You can be confident that as a boutique underwriter, we take pride in knowing our clients thoroughly. You can feel comfortable knowing that because we specialize in niche commercial risks, we can provide the correct solution for your business. We are also committed to education and we utilize that education to provide insurance cover that responds to the changing insurance industry. You can be assured that our underwriters are providing comprehensive insurance and risk management services.





Ashley M Hunter

Ashley M. Hunter is the president of HM Risk Group, an international insurance, reinsurance and risk management brokerage. Prior to founding HM Risk Group, Ashley worked in various claims and underwriting management positions for State Farm Insurance Companies, The Hartford Insurance Company and AIG Insurance Company. In her role as president of HM Risk Group and most recent role as Managing Director of Touriga Risk Partners; Ashley has assisted many startups and corporations with risk transfer schemes and reinsurance placement domestically and internationally. Under Ashley’s leadership, HM Risk Group has become a leader in the development of niche insurance products for the sharing and assistive reproductive technology industry. In addition to working with industry leaders, HM Risk Group has been instrumental in the creation and development of policy forms for several multinational insurance companies. Ashley is also an accomplished classical violinist. 


Activities & Affiliations

  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society
  • U.S. Reinsurance Under 40s Group, Inc.
  • South Texas Society for Healthcare Risk Management 
  • Texas Wall Street Women 
  • Women in Private Equity 
  • Gubernatorial appointee: Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority
  • Lecturer: University of Texas at Austin



Masters in Business Administration, 2003

B.M., Music Theory and Composition, 2000