Old Republic Professional Staff

    Frank J. Kastelic

    Underwriting, Chicago
    President

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    Frank J. Kastelic

    President
    Frank joined Old Republic Professional in 1993. Frank holds a Bachelor of Science degree in commerce from DePaul University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

    Fahad Ashraf

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Assistant Vice President

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    Fahad Ashraf

    Assistant Vice President
    Fahad joined Old Republic Professional in July 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Fahad worked at Nationwide as an Underwriting Consultant. Fahad holds a BA in Economics with a minor in Sociology from Georgia State University with certificates in Law & Economics and Public Policy.

    Konstantin Bezzubov

    Claims Administration, Chicago
    Paralegal

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    Konstantin Bezzubov

    Paralegal
    Konstantin Bezzubov joined Old Republic Professional in 2021. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Konstantin worked at several leading law firms in addition to private and public companies as a paralegal and risk administrator.

    Abigail Bell

    Chicago
    Marketing Specialist

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    Abigail Bell

    Marketing Specialist
    Abigail Bell joined Old Republic Professional in February 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Abigail worked as an Events and Marketing Manager for a corporate catering company. Abigail holds a BA in Marketing with a minor in Theatre from Columbia College Chicago.

    Devin Bilgi

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Vice President

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    Devin Bilgi

    Vice President
    Devin joined Old Republic Professional in 2011. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Devin worked at Pacific Life Insurance Company as a Retirement Solutions Specialist. Devin holds a BS/BA in finance from Creighton University and an MBA in finance and economics from the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago.

    Frederick W. Brown

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Senior Vice President

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    Frederick W. Brown

    Senior Vice President

    Fred joined Old Republic Professional in 2016. He has been underwriting various lines of professional liability since 2006 with an emphasis on public, private & not-for-profit company management liability.  Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Fred was with Chubb Specialty Insurance for ten years where he most recently served as Underwriting Manager & Practice Leader for its Illinois Branch.

    He leads Old Republic Professional in the development and marketing of its private company management liability strategy.

    Fred is a graduate of Kenyon College with a degree in history.

    Tracy L. Burns

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Vice President

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    Tracy L. Burns

    Vice President
    Tracy joined Old Republic Professional in 2001. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Tracy was an underwriter at The St. Paul Companies and Monitor Liability Managers. Tracy is a graduate of The University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and a minor in English. She has obtained the Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) designation offered through PLUS.

    Melanie Rivera-Cadena

    Underwriting
    Assistant Vice President

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    Melanie Rivera-Cadena

    Assistant Vice President
    Melanie Rivera-Cadena joined Old Republic Professional in April 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Melanie worked at Travelers as an Account Executive Officer/Lead Underwriter for the West Coast in Asset Management. Melanie holds a Bachelors in Economics and Spanish from Boston University.

    Michael Callis

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Vice President

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    Michael Callis

    Vice President
    Joining Old Republic Professional in 2021, Michael Callis brings over twenty years of Underwriting and Operations experience. Michael's expertise comes from holding numerous leadership roles in his previous positions. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Michael was with W.R. Berkley for 17 years and had 5 year's experience with Prudential Financial. Michael holds a degree in Political Science from Eastern Illinois University.

    Michael Carney

    Claims Administration, Chicago
    Senior Claims Counsel

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    Michael Carney

    Senior Claims Counsel
    Michael G. Carney joined Old Republic Professional in 2017. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Michael was in private law practice at a boutique civil litigation defense firm, where his practice was focused on the defense of professional liability claims. Michael received a B.A. in history from Fordham University. He received a J.D. from the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Journal.

    Mary Carrow

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Senior Vice President

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    Mary Carrow

    Senior Vice President

    Mary joined Old Republic Professional in July 2018, bringing over 30 years of underwriting and insurance management experience to our team. She most recently spent 11 years at Liberty International Underwriters, where she served as Senior Underwriting Executive in the Specialty Casualty division for the Chicago Branch. Mary's background includes underwriting and managing public and private D&O, EPL, Fiduciary and Crime for both financial institutions and general commercial business, as well as financial institution E&O and fidelity bonds.

    She leads ORPRO in the development and marketing of our financial institutions strategy.

    Mary is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in finance. She also holds the certificate of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter.

    Vivian Y. Cohn

    Claims Administration, Chicago
    Senior Vice President, General Counsel

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    Vivian Y. Cohn

    Senior Vice President, General Counsel
    Vivian joined Old Republic Professional in 1990. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Vivian was in private practice for ten years as a partner in an insurance defense firm. Vivian received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She received a J.D. from the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law where she was a member of the Loyola Law Review.

    Christina Conser

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Vice President, Underwriting

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    Christina Conser

    Vice President, Underwriting
    Christina Conser joined Old Republic Professional in April of 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Christina worked at Markel as a Director of Management Liability. Christina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

    Matthew Ekroth

    Underwriting, New York
    Underwiter

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    Matthew Ekroth

    Underwiter
    Matt joined the New York office as a Financial Analyst in May of 2021. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Matt worked as an Account Executive at a global financial communications firm and then worked for the NASDAQ in their Listing Services and Stock Surveillance divisions. Matt is a graduate of the Denison University with a B.A. in Economics with a minor in English and then earned his M.B.A. at NYU's Leonard Stern School of Business.

    Michael W. Early

    Claims Administration, Chicago
    Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

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    Michael W. Early

    Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
    Mike Early joined Old Republic Professional in 2000. Before joining Old Republic Professional, Mike was in private practice, engaged in commercial litigation, bankruptcy and professional liability defense matters. Mike was also an attorney with the City of Chicago Department of Law, Commercial and Policy Litigation Division, where he gained extensive trial experience defending the City of Chicago. Mike received a B.A., with honors, from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He received a J.D. from Duke University.

    Kelly D. Faust

    Underwriting, New York
    Underwriter

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    Kelly D. Faust

    Underwriter
    Kelly D. Faust joined Old Republic Professional in December of 2021. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Kelly worked at Travelers as a Private and Non-Profit Management Liability Account Executive. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public and Community Service and a double minor in English and Business from Providence College.

    Liza Fisher

    Underwriting, New York
    Assistant Vice President

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    Liza Fisher

    Assistant Vice President

    Liza Fisher joined Old Republic Professional's New York office as Assistant Vice President in November 2021 and will be focusing on business development and underwriting private-company management liability for the eastern region. Liza has been underwriting management liability coverages for private and publicly traded companies since 2004. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Liza was with Chubb Limited for 14 years where she most recently served as the Financial Lines Branch Manager for their White Plains, NY Branch. Liza is a graduate from Iona College with a degree in Mass Communications.

     

    Clancy P. Foley

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Vice President

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    Clancy P. Foley

    Vice President

    Clancy has been with Old Republic Professional since 1990. Clancy underwrites Directors and Officers and Lawyers Professional Liability risks. Clancy has also handled Directors and Officers Liability, Lawyers Professional Liability and Miscellaneous Professional Liability claims.

    Clancy graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and completed his MBA at DePaul University's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.

    Jackie Foresta

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Senior Underwriting Assistant / Compliance Coordinator

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    Jackie Foresta

    Senior Underwriting Assistant / Compliance Coordinator

    Zachary Fricke

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Financial Analyst

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    Zachary Fricke

    Financial Analyst
    Zachary joined Old Republic Professional in June 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Zachary interned at BCH Wealth Management. Zachary holds a BS in Business Administration, Finance from Valparaiso University.

    Peter Galiotos

    Accounting, Chicago
    Senior Accountant

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    Peter Galiotos

    Senior Accountant

    Nick Gallagher

    Chicago
    Data Scientist

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    Nick Gallagher

    Data Scientist

    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.

    Temperance Gates

    Claims Administration, Chicago
    Claims Counsel

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    Temperance Gates

    Claims Counsel
    Temperance Gates joined Old Republic Professional in August 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Temperance worked at Amtrust Financial Services as a Complex Claims Adjuster. Temperance holds a BA degree in Political Science from Spelman College and a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.

    Lauren Gilbert

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Financial Analyst

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    Lauren Gilbert

    Financial Analyst
    Lauren Gilbert joined Old Republic Professional in July 2021. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Lauren worked as a Retail Banking Intern at Dollar Bank, a Pittsburgh based institution. Lauren holds a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Gender and Women's Studies from Washington and Jefferson College.

    Dennis Heaton

    Underwriting, New York
    Assistant Vice President

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    Dennis Heaton

    Assistant Vice President
    Dennis Heaton joined our F.I. underwriting team in New York in June 2020. Dennis previously served as an Underwriting Manager at Arch Capital Group where he was employed for six years. Prior to that he spent three years at The Travelers Companies in their Financial Institutions division. Dennis is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a B.A. in business administration with a concentration in finance/economics.

    Reed Henderson

    Underwriting, Los Angeles
    Vice President

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    Reed Henderson

    Vice President

    Reed joined Old Republic Professional in 2017 and currently manages our Los Angeles office, assisting with the delivery of the company's products and services to both the Southern California area and the broader Western Region.

    Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Reed spent 16 years in the insurance industry, bringing with him both brokerage and underwriting experience from Marsh Placement and Liberty International Underwriters. He has underwritten and managed the placement of Directors and Officers liability coverage for companies of all sizes and stages, from start-ups and IPOs to the Global 250.

    Reed is a graduate of the University of San Diego with a B.B.A. in finance.

    Carolyn Kang

    Claims Administration, Chicago
    Senior Claims Counsel

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    Carolyn Kang

    Senior Claims Counsel
    Carolyn joined Old Republic Professional in May 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Carolyn worked as Senior Claims Manager at AmTrust Financial Services. Carolyn holds a BS from Michigan State University and received her J.D. from Indiana University School of Law.

    Brian S. Kenny

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Assistant Vice President

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    Brian S. Kenny

    Assistant Vice President
    Brian joined Old Republic Professional in 2014. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, while a full-time university student, Brian interned as an Investment Banking Analyst at Renaissance Capital Group, Inc from 2012 to 2014. Brian graduated Summa Cum Laude from Loyola University of Chicago in 2014 with a BBA in economics and finance.

    Timothy J. Kerber

    Underwriting, Denver
    Senior Vice President, Business Development and Marketing

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    Timothy J. Kerber

    Senior Vice President, Business Development and Marketing
    Tim joined Old Republic Professional in 2009 and currently manages our Denver, Colorado office, assisting in the delivery of the company's products and services to the western United States. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Tim spent 15 years in the insurance industry, bringing with him both brokerage and underwriting experience from Aon FSG and Monitor Liability Managers. He has managed the placement of Directors and Officers liability coverage for companies of all sizes, from start-ups and small-caps to the Fortune 500. Tim is a graduate of Colorado State University with a B.S. in business administration.

    Luke Knowles

    Underwriting, Denver
    Vice President

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    Luke Knowles

    Vice President
    Luke joined Old Republic Professional in September 2011. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Luke spent five years working as an Account Executive for The Travelers Companies, specializing in underwriting Management Liability for private and non-profit companies. Luke graduated with a B.A. in psychology from the University of Minnesota in 2002 and a J.D. from Creighton University School of Law in 2006.

    Ryan Krob

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Underwriter

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    Ryan Krob

    Underwriter
    Ryan joined Old Republic Professional in 2017. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Ryan interned as a Research Assistant for Midtown Partners & Co., a New York investment-banking firm. Ryan graduated from the University of Chicago with a B.A. in public policy and a minor in history.

    Vu N. Le

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Senior Vice President

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    Vu N. Le

    Senior Vice President
    Vu Le joined Old Republic Professional in 2004. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Vu was a management consultant. Vu has a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame.

    Ho Young Lim

    Underwriting, New York
    Assistant Vice President

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    Ho Young Lim

    Assistant Vice President

    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.

    Marc London

    Underwriting, New York
    Senior Vice President

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    Marc London

    Senior Vice President

    Marc joined Old Republic Professional in 2016 and currently manages our New York office, assisting with the delivery of the company's products and services to both Greater Metropolitan New York area and the broader Eastern Region of the United States.

    Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Marc spent 22 years in the insurance industry, bringing with him both brokerage and underwriting experience from Beazley Group, Marsh FINPRO and Genesis Professional Liability Underwriters. He has underwritten and managed the placement of Directors and Officers liability coverage for companies of all sizes and stages, from start-ups and IPOs to the Global 250.

    Marc is a graduate of Tufts University with a B.A. in economics, and earned an M.B.A. at the NYU Stern School of Business.

    James Maguire

    Underwriting, New York
    Vice President

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    James Maguire

    Vice President
    James Maguire joined the New York office as Vice President in May 2021. James previously served as an Assistant Vice President at Chubb Limited where he was employed since 1996. James is a graduate of the St. John's University with a B.S. in Sports Management.

    Justin Malenius

    Claims Administration, Chicago
    Associate Claims Counsel

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    Justin Malenius

    Associate Claims Counsel
    Justin K. Malenius joined Old Republic Professional in 2021. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Justin was in private law practice, engaged primarily in commercial litigation, bankruptcy and real estate matters. Justin received a B.A. in Individualized Study from New York University. He also received a J.D. and certificates in the areas of Health and Taxation Law from the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.

    Stacey Meade

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Senior Vice President

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    Stacey Meade

    Senior Vice President
    Stacey joined Old Republic Professional in April 2021, bringing over 25 years of underwriting and insurance management experience to our team. Prior to Old Republic she served as Senior Vice President QBE, leading their Financial Institutions practice for North America. Additionally, she spent 17 years with Chubb in various underwriting and leadership positions, both in the Department of Financial Institutions and Management Liability groups. Her underwriting expertise and background includes both private and public Financial Institutions Directors and Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Fiduciary Liability, Financial Fidelity and Financial Institution Errors and Omissions liability. Stacey is a graduate of Western Illinois University with a B.S. in Business Administration and Finance.

    Richard F. Mealle, Jr.

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Vice President

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    Richard F. Mealle, Jr.

    Vice President
    Rich joined Old Republic Professional in 2006. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Rich was with Genesis Professional Liability Managers serving as a Senior Vice President and Midwest Underwriting Manager for public company D&O. He has been underwriting various lines of professional liability insurance since 1991 with an emphasis on public company D&O. Rich is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College, with a B.A. in finance and economics, and Case Western Reserve University with an MBA.

    Peter Meyer

    New York
    Financial Analyst

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    Peter Meyer

    Financial Analyst
    Peter joined Old Republic Professional in June 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Peter worked at Peter interned at Lincoln Investment and was a Summer Analyst at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Peter holds a BS in Business Management from Hofstra University and an MBA in Finance from Molloy College.

    John Moll

    Underwriting, New York
    Assistant Vice President

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    John Moll

    Assistant Vice President

    John joined us in January 2018 as Senior Underwriter to further assist with the delivery of the company's products and services in the Greater New York Metro area and the broader Eastern Region.

    Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, John was with Chubb Specialty Insurance for six years where he most recently served as Executive Underwriter in New York, underwriting various lines of management liability with an emphasis on public company D&O. John is a graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in psychology.

    Sarah Morris

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Vice President, Operations and Underwriting

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    Sarah Morris

    Vice President, Operations and Underwriting
    Sarah joined Old Republic Professional in 2017 and has a focus on business development and underwriting management liability lines of coverage for private companies. She has been underwriting various lines of professional liability including management liability, employment practices liability, fiduciary liability, cyber liability and crime products for more than 10 years. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Sarah was with Beazley for four years developing the private and not-for-profit D&O and EPL book in the Midwest. She spent her first 13 years of insurance at Chubb in various underwriting and operational roles. Sarah is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago with a degree in political science.

    Joseph Muras

    Underwriting, Denver
    Underwriter

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    Joseph Muras

    Underwriter

    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.

    Eoin O'Neill

    Underwriting, Denver
    Financial Analyst

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    Eoin O'Neill

    Financial Analyst
    Eoin O'Neill joined Old Republic Professional in July 2021. Eoin started his professional career with Old Republic Professional, as a Financial Analyst. Eoin holds a Bachelors of Science in Finance from the University of Denver.

    Ryan O'Shaughnessy

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Underwriter

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    Ryan O'Shaughnessy

    Underwriter

    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.

    Joanna Papuga

    Accounting, Chicago
    Senior Accountant

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    Joanna Papuga

    Senior Accountant
    Joanna joined Old Republic Professional in 2005. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Joanna started her journey with insurance accounting at Old Republic International Corporation. Joanna holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

    Cole Petty

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Financial Analyst

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    Cole Petty

    Financial Analyst
    Cole joined Old Republic Professional in July, 2021. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Cole worked in Data Management for the Big Data in Environmental Economics and Policy Research Group. Cole is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in Agricultural and Consumer Economics.

    Kristin Pfeifer

    Underwriting, New York
    Assistant Vice President

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    Kristin Pfeifer

    Assistant Vice President
    Kristin Pfeifer joined the New York office as Assistant Vice President in April 2021. Kristin previously served as Assistant Vice President at Chubb Limited where she was employed for almost eleven years underwriting all management liability coverages for private and then publicly traded companies. Kristin is a graduate of Roger Williams University with a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Accounting.

    Heather Plunkett

    Claims Administration, Chicago
    Claims Counsel

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    Heather Plunkett

    Claims Counsel
    Heather Plunkett joined the Old Republic Professional Claims Group as Claims Counsel in June 2019. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Heather was in private practice at a Chicago law firm where her practice was focused on insurance defense, insurance coverage and appeals for over 15 years. Heather holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University Chicago, School of Law.

    Cetta Puleo

    Underwriting, New York
    Senior Underwriter

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    Cetta Puleo

    Senior Underwriter
    Cetta Puleo joined the New York office as a Senior Underwriter in May 2022 and has a focus on private company management liability lines. She brings over 14 years of diverse underwriting and insurance experience. Cetta previously served as a Technology Underwriting Consultant at CNA. Prior to that she spent five years at Chubb underwriting various management liability and P&C products. In addition, she spent six years at Liberty Mutual within the personal lines marketing/customer service department. Cetta is a graduate of the University at Albany - State University of New York, with a B.A. in psychology and a minor in sociology.

    Blair Puscas

    Underwriting, New York
    Vice President

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    Blair Puscas

    Vice President
    Blair joined Old Republic Professional in June 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Blair worked at Argo Group as Vice President, Financial Institutions Ð Northeast Underwriting Lead. Blair holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Economics from Loyola University in Baltimore, MD, and he is currently pursuing his MBA at NYU Stern School of Business.

    Lauren Rafferty

    Claims Administration, Chicago
    Claims Counsel

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    Lauren Rafferty

    Claims Counsel
    Lauren joined Old Republic Professional in April 2021. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Lauren worked as an Associate Attorney at Lindsay, Pickett & Postel, LLC. Lauren holds a BS from Syracuse University and received her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

    Diana Ramirez

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Underwriter

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    Diana Ramirez

    Underwriter

    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.

    Joseph V. Rizzo

    Accounting, Chicago
    VP, Chief Accounting Officer

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    Joseph V. Rizzo

    VP, Chief Accounting Officer
    Joe joined Old Republic Professional in 2010. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Joe held the title of Assistant Controller at Old Republic International Corporation. Joe began his career at Old Republic International Corporation in August 1985. Joe received a B.S. in accounting from Northeastern Illinois University.

    John Robinson

    Underwriting, Denver
    Vice President

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    John Robinson

    Vice President
    John joined Old Republic Professional in 2015. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, John worked at AIG, underwriting various Executive Liability products. John graduated from the University of Colorado with a B.S. degree in finance.

    Michelle Shepherd

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Assistant Vice President

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    Michelle Shepherd

    Assistant Vice President

    Prior to joining Old Republic Professional in 2020, Michelle worked at the Chicago Transit Authority as its Risk Compliance Officer. She also spent a year interning at the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission. As a licensed attorney, Michelle offers a unique perspective in underwriting Lawyers Professional Liability risks.

     

    Michelle is a graduate of Grand Valley State University with a B.A. in English.  She received her J.D. from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

    Michaela Rutledge

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Underwriter

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    Michaela Rutledge

    Underwriter
    Michaela joined Old Republic Professional in June 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Michaela worked at CNA Insurance as an Underwriter. Michaela holds a BS in Accounting and Finance, with a minor in Economics from DePaul University.

    Sohelia Shokraei

    Underwriting, New York
    Financial Analyst

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    Sohelia Shokraei

    Financial Analyst
    Soheila joined Old Republic Professional in June 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Soheila worked at Signature Financial Partners, LLC as a Financial Services Assistant. Soheila holds a BS in Finance from St. John's University.

    Mike Silver

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Executive Vice President | Chief Underwriting Officer

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    Mike Silver

    Executive Vice President | Chief Underwriting Officer
    Prior to joining Old Republic Professional in 2016, Mike was at Chubb Specialty Insurance for sixteen years where he most recently served as Vice President and Executive Underwriter for Chubb's Western Territory. Mike has over twenty years' experience in underwriting various lines of professional liability with an emphasis on public and private company management liability. Mike is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in political science and sociology.

    Rachel Sloan

    Claims Administration, Chicago
    Paralegal

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    Rachel Sloan

    Paralegal
    Rachel joined Old Republic Professional in July 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Rachel worked at Porter Wright as a Paralegal. Rachel holds an AB in Legal Studies from Lansing Community College and a BBA in Accounting from Robert Morris University.

    Jack Stedman

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Financial Analyst

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    Jack Stedman

    Financial Analyst
    Jack started his career at Old Republic Professional in August 2021 shortly after graduating from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

    Brian Stokley

    Underwriting, Denver
    Administrative Manager

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    Brian Stokley

    Administrative Manager
    Brian Stokley joined Old Republic Professional in 2010. Brian assists in the underwriting risk review process and manages document issuance and other general administration duties for the Denver office. Brian graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science in business administration and a minor in economics.

    David H. White

    Underwriting, Chicago
    Executive Vice President | Chief Operating Officer

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    David H. White

    Executive Vice President | Chief Operating Officer
    Before joining Old Republic Professional in 2003, David worked in various investment and financial analysis roles at J.P. Morgan, Fidelity Investments and AIG. David holds a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University and graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with an MBA in finance, accounting and general management.

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