Vice President of Medical Stop Loss Underwriting committed to driving profitable growth and increase market share by managing a team of professional stop loss underwriters and developing strategic relationships with producers on a regional and national basis. Seasoned professional people manager and coach with detailed technical, medical underwriting skills.
Product line expansion
Training and coaching
Technical and Medical Underwriting
Developed Underwriting Best Practices and Parameters.
Build a profitable book of stop loss business in excess of $100,000,000.
Achieved "exceeds expectations" performance ratings most years at Zurich.
Created and maintained monthly rate monitor for new and renewal business.
Instituted underwriting consistency among all offices nationally.
Managed program administrator authority level requests.
01/2005 to Current
Vice President Medical Stop Loss UnderwritingZurich North America － Framingham, MAManage a team of up to 2 regional underwriting managers and 12 underwriters. Develop and direct strategy to increase close ratios and deliver underwriting profits. Portfolio and producer management. Organize, drive, and direct producer meetings to develop books of business. Run monthly underwriting team meetings to identify and address underwriting issues and ensure alignment.
01/2003 to 01/2005
Regional Underwriting ManagerZurich North America － Framingham, MA
01/1995 to 01/2003
Underwriting ManagerNational Risk Transfer － Sudbury, MAUnderwrite a book of stop loss business with regional and national producers. Audit internal sold cases for underwriting compliance. Develop territories by calling on producers and establishing relationships. On site regional office audits. Network evaluations.
CLU: InsuranceAmerican University － Bryn Mar, PA, USA
Psychology/Political ScienceOttawa University － Ottawa, ON, CanadaStudied political science and psychology at Ottawa University and Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada from 1977 to 1979.
High School DiplomaEcole Secondaire Champlain － Ottawa, ON, Canada
Attended French language high school which included 5th year pre University courses in math and science.