New York, NY - May 21, 2018 - Everest Specialty Underwriters (ESU), a unit of Everest Insurance®, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Financial Lines portfolio with the addition of three new colleagues on the Private Company/Not-for-Profit business team. This segment’s focus is on providing creative management liability insurance solutions for private and not-for-profit insureds.
Patrick Sklarski has been named Director of the Chicago region, responsible for overseeing a team underwriting complex private and not-for-profit accounts in Chicago and the Pacific Northwest. Patrick joins us from Chubb Limited where he was an Assistant Vice President underwriting in the Pacific Northwest territory. Patrick brings a solid depth of experience with 8+ years of management liability underwriting experience. Patrick has a B.S. from California State University. He will be reporting to Salvatore Collura, the group’s national practice leader.
Laurie Tolton has been appointed Manager responsible for underwriting private and not-for-profit accounts. Laurie, who will be based in the Everest Insurance® Chicago office, joins Everest from OneBeacon Insurance Company, where she was responsible for underwriting small to mid-size private companies. Laurie previously worked for Chubb Limited in the Private Company/Not-For-Profit division servicing the Chicago area, and prior to that as a marketing associate on the broker side at The Odell Studner Group in Pennsylvania. Laurie received her undergraduate degree from Temple University and will be reporting to Patrick Sklarski.
Ansumana Diggs has been named a Senior Underwriter in New York, responsible for underwriting private and not-for-profit insureds. Ansu spent nearly 4 years at Chubb Limited as a Financial Lines Underwriter for the Private Company/Not-For-Profit Financial Lines division. Ansu is an alumnus of University of Hartford and will be reporting to New York regional manager, Micah Maravankin.
“We are committed to adding seasoned and professional talent to our rapidly expanding Private Company/Not-For-Profit division,” said Collura. “We are pleased to have Patrick, Laurie, and Ansu join our team. Their experience and technical acumen will enable Everest to further expand its Private Company/Not-For-Profit product and service offerings in the market and generate significant results for the division.”
Everest Re Group, Ltd. is a Bermuda holding company that operates through the following subsidiaries: Everest Reinsurance Company provides reinsurance to property and casualty insurers in both the U.S. and international markets. Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd., including through its branch in the United Kingdom, provides reinsurance and insurance to worldwide property and casualty markets and reinsurance to life insurers. Everest Reinsurance Company (Ireland), dac. provides reinsurance to non-life insurers in Europe. Everest Insurance® refers to the primary insurance operations of Everest Re Group, Ltd., and its affiliated companies which offer property, casualty and specialty lines insurance on both an admitted and non-admitted basis in the U.S. and internationally. The Company also operates within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 2786. In addition, through Mt. Logan Re, Ltd., the Company manages segregated accounts, capitalized by the Company and third party investors that provide reinsurance for property catastrophe risks. Additional information on Everest Re Group companies can be found at the Group’s web site at www.everestre.com.