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Insurance Manager

Long Beach, California, 90802, United States
May 25, 2010

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Charlie Christ, CPCU

*** *. *** **. #*** Long Beach, CA 90802 (562) ***-****



Possesses strong underwriting skills. Thrives on a dynamic and

challenging environment. Formulated guidelines and procedures with

strong agency management and training skills.


Demonstrated strong underwriting abilities over a 20-year career in

insurance. Experience, drive and abilities complement a BA in

Business Management and completion of the CPCU designation.


Hull and Company, Inc.

March 2006-April 2010


Placed business on a brokerage basis for Commercial Property,

Commercial General Liability, Garage, Inland Marine (including Motor

Truck Cargo and Equipment Floaters), Excess Auto and General Liability,

Professional Liability (Errors and Omissions, Directors and Officers and

Employment Practices Liability), Environmental Insurance, Earthquake

Insurance, Aviation Insurance and Ocean Marine Insurance.

Wrote Commercial Auto Insurance on a contract basis.

Visited retail agents with Marketing Specialist to help nurture

relationships with existing retailers and help cultivate new agents.

Superior Access Insurance Services, Irvine, CA

October 2004-March 2006

Senior Underwriter/Supervisor

Underwrote Excess and Surplus lines business on a wholesale basis for

Commercial Property, Commercial General Liability and Garage for hundreds

of agents on both a contract and brokerage basis.

Improved underwriting quality through risk selection and obtaining

completed applications for new clients and renewal business.

Reviewed work performed by assistants and made recommendations.

Worked with underwriters in other departments to help place business

for demanding agents.

Updated website with current underwriting rules and rates.

National American Insurance Company of California, Long Beach, CA.

April 1989- September 2004

Senior Underwriter- Auto

Improved underwriting quality of risk through complete analysis of

insurance applications for commercial auto insurance policies for new

clients and renewal business.

Performed risk analysis on company's book of business and made

recommendations to the marketing and underwriting departments.

Developed tighter underwriting guidelines to control quality and

quantity of new business.

Increased the company market share by working closely with the audit,

loss control, claims, accounting and marketing departments.

Created loss control surveys and discovered research tools including

the Internet to determine the truthfulness of the information on the


Instituted consistent underwriting and pricing guidelines through

agency management plant of proper use of the company programs.

Serviced agency plant of 150 agents and $15,000,000 in premiums.

Trained staff and new employees and improved overall department

insurance knowledge.

Underwriter- Auto/Property/Casualty

Analyzed, evaluated and approved monoline, package and umbrella


Underwrote policies in various programs (BOP, Restaurant, Contractor

and Excavation Equipment Operator) in seven western states.

Expanded availability of coverage by obtaining facultative

reinsurance for commercial auto and property risks.

Underwriter Trainee - Auto/Property/Casualty

Reviewed and underwrote renewal book of business.

Assisted Underwriting Manager and Vice President of Underwriting with

correspondence, Department of Insurance audits and development of the

Commercial Auto Program.


American Institute for CPCU Malvern, PA

CPCU 1997

Insurance Institute of America Malvern, PA

Associate in Underwriting 1991

California State University Fullerton, CA

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration 1987

Marketing Concentration, Marketing Management Emphasis

Graduated with Honors.

Affiliations: Orange Empire CPCU Society, Orange, CA

Toastmasters International, Cypress, CA

Licenses: Fire and Casualty Broker-Agent, CA

Surplus Lines Broker, CA

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