Professional Liability and Specialty program partners

We offer a wide variety of solutions with our best-in-class program partners.

Our specialized program managers have strategic professional liability products, such as small private company (for-profit and nonprofit) D&O, employment practices liability and related lines, as well as professional liability for lawyers, accountants, architects and engineers and offer non-admitted and admitted solutions.

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Program manager: Minico
Program: Adult residential facility

Overview: Adult residential facility has 10 or fewer inhabitants and is designed to provide help for seniors who need assistance with activities of basic living; facilities are typically located in specially retrofitted private dwellings in residential neighborhoods and licensed by state

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Sherri Sheidler
Program manager: Euclid Design Underwriters, LLC
Program: Architects and engineers professional liability

Overview: E&O coverage for firms engaged in practice as architects, engineers, land surveyors, landscape architects and construction managers

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Euclid Design Underwriters, LLC

Chris Ventrone
Program manager: Negley Associates
Program: Behavioral healthcare, addiction, and related social services organizations

Overview: General liability, professional liability, property and D&O liability for alcohol/drug rehabilitation centers, mental health facilities, group homes, sheltered workshops and related organizations, and workers' compensation

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Negley Associates

Andrew Roth
Program manager: Pro-Praxis
Program: Clinical research organizations professional liability

Overview: Clinical Research offers coverage on primary and excess placement; the eligible risks include independent research sites, contract research organizations, site management organizations, institutional review boards, data management safety boards, NFP research institutes and trial sponsors/biotech firms

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Bob Allen
Program manager: Innovative Risk Solutions
Program: Credit insurance for small lending institutions

Overview: Protequity Home Equity Loan Insurance is offered to credit unions and small community banks. This product is designed to protect lenders from individual loan defaults on home improvement loans.

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Innovative Risk Solutions

Gregory Shimkus
Program manager: RT Specialty
Program: Educators professional liability (for members of professional associations of educators)
Overview: Professional liability for members of professional associations of educators:
  • All associations pertain to some aspect of education, such as, but not limited to, elementary and high school teachers, counselors, physical education instructors, principals and administrators
  • The liability coverage is intended to be excess over any other coverage available to the individual
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RT Specialty

Lori Pack
Program manager: Pro-Praxis
Program: Excess healthcare professional liability insurance

Overview: Excess Healthcare Professional Liability protects health care institutions, physicians and surgeons from catastrophic litigation arising out of their professional services. The coverage can be expanded to provide excess liability insurance above general, auto and employers' liability as well as other casualty insurance.

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Bob Allen
Program manager: FEDS Protection
Program: Federal employee defense services

Overview: Professional coverage for any full or part time civilian (including MPs) federal employees or individuals performing work for the federal government and who receive the same civil liberty protections for matters occurring within the scope of their employment

  • Includes EPL coverage
  • Miscellaneous coverage available to consultants who have a federal contract
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FEDS Protection

Tony Vergnetti
Program manager: ProSurance Group Inc.
Program: Financial services professional liability

Overview: E&O coverage for investment advisors, registered representatives, financial planners, life insurance agents and broker/dealers. Master policies available.

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ProSurance Group Inc.

John Wagner
Program manager: Lee & Mason Financial Services Inc.
Program: Insurance agents and brokers professional liability

Overview: Backed by some of the most experienced people in the industry, our easy-to-read, comprehensive policy is designed for property/casualty and life/health agents and brokers including wholesalers, general agents, managing general agents and program administrators. The policy is extended to insurance consulting, premium financing, claims adjusting, loss control and risk management services.

Contact information:

Lee & Mason Financial Services Inc.

877-562-4311, ext. 2504
Program manager: Innovative Risk Solutions
Program: Appraisal management and underwriting services professional liability

Overview: Appraisal management professional liability insurance provides outsourced appraisers E&O per appraisal. Underwriting services professional liability product provides outsourced underwriters E&O per contract. For appraisal and underwriting services, the target audience is mortgage service companies (MSC). They provide services to lending institutions on a contract basis for a fee.

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Innovative Risk Solutions

Gregory Shimkus
Program manager: PT PRO
Program: Part-time professionals program

Overview: Errors & Omissions coverage for part-time and freelance professionals working 26 hours per week or less, and generating less than $250,000 in revenues annually. Target classes include accountants, lawyers, consultants, technology and miscellaneous professionals.

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Jock Wols


Stephen VanWert
Program manager: E-Risk Services LLC
Program: Business and management indemnity insurance

Overview: We offer a suite of management liability products for private and nonprofit organizations that includes professional liability coverages tailored to meet specific risk exposures of private companies.

We provide a flexible package that can be fit to our insureds' specific needs and includes the following coverage:
  • Directors and officers liability (with full entity coverage)
  • Employment practices liability
  • Technology, media and professional services
  • Miscellaneous professional liability
  • Fiduciary liability
  • Crime coverage
  • Management insured coverage
  • Privacy coverage
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E-Risk Services LLC

Program manager: Pro-Praxis
Program: Senior living professional liability

Overview: Pro-Praxis Senior Living Underwriters, a division of CRC Programs and CRC Group, is a highly experienced and client-focused managing general underwriter (MGU) servicing the insurance needs of the senior living industry and providing comprehensive solutions for senior living facilities. Our insurance products are supported by effective risk management and results-driven claims handling.

Program coverage is available in all 50 states for senior living facilities, subject to the specific product limitations in certain states and venues and includes:
  • Professional and general liability
  • Excess/umbrella liability
  • Property
  • Business auto
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David Catanuto
Direct: 720-922-7208
Program manager: Ryan Transactional Risk
Program: Transactional risk insurance

Overview: Our transactional risk products address the risks of loss that may arise from mergers and acquisitions, potential regulatory enforcement, pending lawsuits, uncertain tax positions and other contingent liabilities.

Our coverage is designed to facilitate transactions by enhancing bids; expediting and easing closings, syndications, and offerings; and providing balance sheet protection.
  • Representations and Warranties Insurance —Protection against loss arising from a breach of a party's representations and warranties made in a merger or acquisition agreement; either the buyer or the seller can be the insured
  • Tax Insurance —Indemnification for an insured for additional taxes, interest, and penalties that are incurred with respect to one or more uncertain tax positions
Contact information:

Ryan Transactional Risk

Dave De Berry