Scott Smidlein

Client Executive and Property Specialist, Senior Vice President, Marsh

Current Responsibilities 

Scott joined Marsh in 2020 as a Client Executive and Property Specialist for Marsh’s Energy  and Power Practice out of Phoenix. In this role, he works with clients on tailoring their insurance program(s) to best fit their Risk Management needs. This includes guiding the marketing strategy, design and structure and ensuring the implementation of insurance program.  Scott previously worked as an Account Executive with another brokerage firms and prior to that with the Marsh Energy and Power Practice out of Houston.  


Scott has diverse experience in the energy space from working with several different industry technologies including utility-scale and distributed solar, wind, battery energy storage, coal and natural gas turbines, hydro, gas processing and storage, and refining. Clients have ranged from private start-up companies to public utilities to large multinational corporations and he has had experience with both operational and construction exposures.  

Client experience includes: 

  • International independent power producer with 3,000+ MW of generation capacity through solar and wind with several more renewable projects in development  
  • Large public utility with 4,000+ MW of generation capacity including coal, gas, solar, and nuclear generation  
  • Hydroelectric power station based in Uganda with 250 MW of capacity 


  • B.A. in Business Management – Texas Christian University  


  • Charted Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation 
  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM) Designation Everen Technical Accreditation