Christopher P. Featherstun joined Old Republic Professional in 2019 as Claims Counsel. Chris brings nearly nine years' of claims handling experience to Old Republic Pro, with a background mostly in private-company and not-for-profit D&O and EPL matters. Prior to focusing on management liability, Chris handled claims across a broad range of policies, including CGL, Technology, Media, and Professional Liability.
Chris graduated from James Madison University with a B.A. in political science in 2004. Chris then received his J.D., cum laude from Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board, in 2009.
Chris moved with his wife, Cheryl, and son, Woody, from Atlanta to Chicago in 2017.
Nick joined Old Republic Professional in 2019 as a Data Scientist. Before joining the firm, Nick worked in analyst roles at E15 Group, the Washington Nationals Baseball Club, and the Blackstone Group. Nick holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics with honors and a Master of Science in analytics, both from the University of Chicago.
Ho Young joined Old Republic Professional in November 2020, focusing on business development and underwriting private-company management liability. He will help lead our New York team in expanding and enhancing our private-company products and services in the eastern region of the United States. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Ho Young was with Chubb Limited for 14 years and most recently served as the Financial Lines Branch Manager for its New Jersey Branch. Ho Young is a graduate from Boston College with a degree in finance.
Alex joined Old Republic Professional in 2020, focusing on private company directors and officers underwriting. Prior to joining the team, Alex underwrote various lines of management liability for more than eight years. For six years prior to joining Old Republic, he was at Arch Insurance Group underwriting private and public business. Alex graduated from Roanoke College with a B.A. in business management and a concentration in marketing. Alex is a native of Connecticut but has lived in Chicago since 2012.
Joseph joined Old Republic Professional in August 2019 as a financial analyst. Prior to joining us, Joseph interned as a credit analyst at a community bank and as a financial analyst in Santiago, Chile. Joseph graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in finance and a Masters in financial management.
Ryan joined Old Republic Professional in 2018. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Ryan was a Commercial Real Estate Investment Intern for Principal Global Investors.
Ryan graduated magna cum laude from Iowa State University in 2018 with a B.S. in finance.
Diana joined Old Republic Professional in 2017 and has a focus on private company management liability lines. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Diana was an accounting assistant with 10 years of accounting experience. Diana is a graduate of Roosevelt University with a degree in accounting and human resource management.