Financial Institutions Underwriters

    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 will lead ORPRO in the development and marketing of a 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.

    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.

    John Meade

    Underwriting, New York
    Assistant Vice President

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    John Meade

    Assistant Vice President


    John Meade joined our underwriting team in New York in April 2019 as an integral part of the group's efforts to better serve our trading partners in the East Region and to profitably build upon our financial institutions capabilities. John previously spent 8 years at AIG serving most recently as a regional manager in New York. John has extensive experience underwriting all management liability lines with specific focus on financial institutions. John is a graduate of Hartwick College with a B.A. in political science and earned an M.A. in business management at Durham Business School in Durham, England.

    John can be reached at 646.653.6845 and jmeade@oldrepublicpro.com.

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