Regional Underwriting Manager resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Professional liability and cyber underwriting professional with over 10 years of experience holding both field underwriting and managerial positions. Throughout a 10 year career I have developed strong business relationships throughout the brokering community and am well known for professionalism, technical expertise, underwriting discipline and problem solving capabilities. With in-depth knowledge and passion for mentoring and teaching I would make a strong addition to any team and quickly become a highly productive team member.

  • Expertise in technology E&O, manufacturing E&O, miscellaneous E&O and cyber coverage concepts and risk assessment methodology
  • Formally trained and experienced sales professional
  • Adept in underwriting portfolio management concepts with strong financial analysis skills
  • Strong negotiation skills with track record of sustainable win, win outcomes
  • Highly proficient in public speaking and presentation skills
  • Experienced manager with track record of managing high performance teams
Work History
Regional Underwriting Manager, 07/2019 - Current
W.R. Berkley Corporation Manassas, VA,
  • Regional manager of 8 member professional liability and cyber team in central and west territories.
  • Implementation of underwriting strategies within regions of responsibility and achieving team production goals resulting in over 20% growth in GWP.
  • Collaborated with internal stakeholders to initiate marketing strategies and meet market penetration and business growth objectives by building cross product sales opportunities increasing customer product density and expansion of broker relationships.
  • Led all broker panel relationships including negotiation and development of panel endorsement wording and service level agreements
  • Managed onboarding and professional development of new underwriters in rapidly growing team streamlining new underwriter training and development yielding greater productivity resulting in regions of responsibility being on target to meet 2020 production growth goals
  • Managed insurance portfolio performance objectives within regions of responsibility consistently delivering on rate, retention, and loss ratio goals
  • Key contributor to coverage development and solution innovation resulting in creating industry focused cyber coverages increasing new business growth in targeted industry classes
Underwriting Team Leader, 03/2015 - 07/2019
Five Star Bank Rochester, NY,
  • Individual contributor to new and renewal business production, growing distribution channels/broker relationships within central and great lakes territories
  • Provide underwriting referral support, development coaching and sales training to underwriting team members resulting in exponential growth in team production while maintaining exceptional audit scores and underwriting loss ratios well below target level
  • Key contributor to market analysis and product development
  • Well documented performance demonstrating ability to coach and support team members while consistently achieving individual new and renewal business production goals
Professional Liability and Cyber Underwriter , 06/2010 - 03/2015
Zurich American Insurance Company City, STATE,
  • Developed comprehensive knowledge and experience in miscellaneous E&O, technology E&O, manufacture E&O, cyber and employed lawyers coverage concepts and risk analysis
  • Documented track record of achieving business objectives, adherence to guidelines, procedures, and regulations as well as maintaining outstanding file documentation and demonstrating sound underwriting judgement
  • Established strong business relationships with all major global broker firms as well as large national brokers
  • Participated in numerous global thought leadership summits for both professional liability and cyber underwriting
Senior Airman, 03/2002 - 06/2006
United States Air Force City, STATE,
  • Aircraft mechanic for C-130 aircraft responsible for in-depth maintenance, calibration, servicing, and inspection of aircraft supporting mid-range tactical airlift operations
  • Selected for highly specialized AREO repair maintenance position requiring advanced skill sets focused on complex flight systems as well as crash recovery capabilities resulting in becoming the only first-term airman to hold full airframe and powerplant certification within my squadron
  • Lead multiple teams while receiving world class technical and leadership training resulting in a well documented track record of exceptional military performance which I will make available upon request
Bachelor of Science: Finance, Expected in 12/2009
Northern Illinois University - Dekalb, IL
  • Graduated with 3.4/4 GPA
  • Additional concentration of course study in economics

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School Attended

  • Northern Illinois University

Job Titles Held:

  • Regional Underwriting Manager
  • Underwriting Team Leader
  • Professional Liability and Cyber Underwriter
  • Senior Airman


  • Bachelor of Science

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