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Senior Underwriter

Location:
Clifton, NJ
Salary:
$85,000
Posted:
October 24, 2019

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Senior Underwriter

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

Analytical, growth-driven, and goal-oriented professional, with comprehensive and hands-on experience in all aspects of underwriting process for professional liability and insurance. Equipped with outstanding communication and leadership skills, while demonstrating willingness to learn and undertake new challenges toward self-efficiency and knowledge improvement to ensure the achievement of company goals and objectives. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Applied systems, Guardian, and Epic.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Liability Underwriting and Rating Administration

Client – Broker Relations and Retention

Risk Assessment and Management

Account Management

Regulatory Notice Standards and Compliance

Coverage Enhancement and Highlights

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Jorgensen and Company (Scottsdale Indemnity and Freedom Specialty) – Maywood, NJ

Assistant Vice President Senior Underwriter (Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance) Jan 2019–Present

Acquire exclusive underwriting authority with Protective Insurance Company and Nationwide at managing general agent (MGA)-desk level

Assess new and renewal business submissions, as well as loss experience and loss control report

Closely coordinate with insurance agents in creating and maintaining new and current accounts

Offer first-rate service to customers and quick turnaround time in partnership with management and producers, ensuring their utmost satisfaction

Adhere to insurance company rates and coverage with profitable book of business

Handle monthly budget requirements and book of business in excess of $5M

Effectively supervise and train new underwriters to maximize their skills and capabilities

Perform monthly claims call and review renewal, non-renewal and conditional notices

Willis Towers Watson – Short Hills, NJ

Underwriter (Remote) Nov 2018–Dec2019

Collected renewal quotes and feedback through follow-up with the agents and broker

Acquired strong command in using new processing and data system, such as Guardian and Epic

Participated in monthly meetings and visits to the head office

Interacted with underwriting managers and Underwriting Team for monthly production call, discussion on market trend and analysis

Verified renewal reports, checked loss history, and submitted referrals in line with the underwriting guidelines

Walnut Advisory Corporation – Warren, NJ

Lead Professional Liability Underwriter (Hudson Insurance Company and Zurich NA) Jul 2004–Nov 2012

Assume full responsibility for a $2M book of business for MGA-underwriting authority for lawyer’s professional liability insurance company

Took charge of the underwriting results with respect to profitability and loss ratio.

Observed strict compliance with underwriting rules and guidelines in evaluating submissions, endorsements, and incoming documents

Dealt with the product marketing, rate negotiation, and quote rates, quotations approval, and document accuracy

Reviewed work performed by others and provided recommendations for improvement

EARLIER CAREER

M. D. Manage, Inc. – Edison, NJ

Office Assistant/Medical Billing (Collection Department) Jan 2004–May 2004

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

Bachelor of Arts in Economics: Jan 2004, Rutgers University – New Brunswick, NJ

Property and Casualty Broker License (State of New Jersey)



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