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.
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.
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.
Blair joined Old Republic Professional in June 2022. Prior to joining Old Republic Professional, Blair worked at Argo Group as Vice President, Financial Institutions 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.