Commercial Insurance Underwriter resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Seasoned Commercial Insurance Underwriter with 21 years of experience in the Insurance Industry seeking a position where I can maximize my interpersonal skills by building business relationships with clients and brokers, as well as utilize my experience to implement lines of business strategies to underwrite business that contributes to a profitabe portfolio. 
  • Licensed Property & Casualty Underwriter
Areas of Expertise

Current portfolio includes over 1,000 new and renewal property and casualty policies with the total book averaging over $7MM in premium annually.  Personal new business hit ratio averages over 38 percent with a 70 percent renewal retention, while utilizing independent pricing strategies as well as current market conditions.  Current book consists of E&S Hospitality, Habitational, LRO exposures, Office Buildings, Convenience Stores, Gas Stations, Hotel/Motel business located primarily in catastrophe exposed states as well as inland states.   Quarterly Marketing visits to assigned Brokerages located throughout the states.

2006 to 11/2016
Commercial Insurance Underwriter Brown & Brown, Inc. Naples, FL,
Responsible for new business production, renewal retention and overall profitability of assigned book of business as well as retaining and building business relationships.  Review, evaluate and price moderately complex business by applying individual sound Underwriting judgement and adhering to company policy within established authority.  Identify and minimize risks by utilizing due diligence and applying sound judgement to escalate underwriting issues when necessary and recommend opportunities for a profitable portfolio.  Ensure adherence to underwriting standards, objectives and guidelines of program by maintaining files.  Assist with improvements in underwriting practices, pricing and marketing strategies by providing feedback to upper level.  Foster strong partnerships with Brokerages by informing of new products and programs by quarterly travel throughout the US with marketing visits. Daily monitoring and guidance of my Assistant and Underwriting Technician while contributing to a positive work environment. 
2003 to 2006
Junior Underwriter M/I Homes Raleigh, NC,
Initiated the renewal process and prepared renewal files for Senior Underwriter's approval.  Reviewed and approved inspections, recommendation compliance, financials and loss runs.  Audit ordering and reviews.  Approval of endorsement requests for both premium and non-premium endorsements.  Policy review and approval.
10/2001 to 2003
Assistant Underwriter Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. La Palma, CA,
Reviewed bind requests for required information.  Processed binders, ordered inspections, initial review of inspections for hazards prior to Underwriters sign off.  Requested compliance for inspection recommendations.  Initial review of compliance for recommendations made.  Initial underwriting for renewal business.  Processed endorsements.  Approved signed Accord applications and supplementals. Training of all new hires.
1995 to 09/2001
Account Representative for Accountants Program Marsh & Mclennan Companies City, STATE,

Underwriting on a referral basis. Reviewed new applications for a full and complete application. Requested additional information as needed for referral. Reviewed prior loss ratio. Reviewed financial state of business.  Approval for new application for referral.  Approved policy issuance.  Approved endorsement request.

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