Professional Liability Underwriters

    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.

    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.

    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.

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