After graduating from DePaul University in 1965, Al worked at Employers Commercial Union Insurance Co. as a casualty underwriter. He moved to Stewart Smith Mid America in 1967 where he started as a broker and completed his tenure as Senior Vice President and Director. From 1984 to 1989 Al became the regional head of Swett & Crawford (a surplus lines brokerage firm) with responsibilities for six offices. In 1989, Al left Swett & Crawford to start his own company in association with C.E. Heath Plc, London. In 1993 the principals bought out Heath’s interest and operated independently.
President & CEO, CPCU, RPLU, ARe, ASLI
After graduating from DePaul University in 1991, Alex worked for Intere Intermediaries, a national reinsurance broker. Alex has obtained an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) and Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU). He built a book of professional liability to over $35M and manages a staff of nine brokers and six support staff. Alex served as the Chairperson and is a long standing board member of the Association of Lloyd’s Brokers. He is also a frequent presenter on professional liability at conferences.