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Practice Leaders



Robb Williams- President and
Lawyers Professional Practice Leader

Robb has an extensive background in all areas of Professional Liability. Robb joined Founders Pro in November 2009. He started his insurance career in 1994 with The Westfield Insurance Companies as a Property & Casualty Marketing Manager. Prior to joining Founders Pro, Robb spent ten years with various operations of Brown & Brown Insurance, including most recently Peachtree Special Risk as Vice President and Professional Liability Broker.

Robb holds a bachelor of science in business from Southern Illinois University and an MBA from The University of Toledo.

Robb focuses on law firms.

Robb@founderspro.com


Chris Monfort- Miscellaneous Professional Practice Leader

Chris has an extensive background in management, sales and customer service. Chris joined Founders Pro in February 2010.

Chris holds a BA in marketing from the University of North Florida.

Chris focuses on law firms, insurance agents & brokers, Accountants, Title Agents and miscellaneous classes.

Chris@founderspro.com


Gwynne Wright- Architects & Engineers Practice Leader

Gwynne joined Founders Pro in August 2012. Gwynne started her insurance career in 1999 with the St. Paul Companies handling Commercial Auto Claims, then in 2003 joined AIG. At AIG, Gwynne was the Professional Lines underwriter specializing in Lawyers, MPL, Accountants and EPL.

Gwynne holds a BBA in Management from Marshall University.

Gwynne focuses on law firms & Architects and Engineers.

Gwynne@founderspro.com


Linda Wright- Healthcare Professional Practice Leader

Linda brings almost 30 years of insurance experience to Founder’s Pro.  She joined Founders as Healthcare Professionals Practice Leader in July 2013.  Much of that experience has been focused in the professional liability arena.  Prior experience includes 6 ½ years with RPS Healthcare, a wholesale intermediary that focuses exclusively in the medical professional field.  Her most recent position was Area Vice President for the Tampa Regional office.  Prior to joining RPS healthcare, Linda spent 16 years in leadership roles within the Brown & Brown, Inc. organization.  Responsibilities included Profit Center Manager, Retail Management, Sales Management, National Program Management, and Regional/National Marketing positions.

Linda earned her BA in Business Management with the University of South Florida and holds her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

Linda focuses on the placement of medical professional, regulatory liability and ancillary lines for the healthcare, Management Liability Life Sciences, and social service industries.

Linda@founderspro.com


Dan Vecchio- Executive Vice President and Management Liability Practice Leader

Dan provides consulting and technical expertise to business customers for Directors and Officers Liability Insurance, Employment Practices Insurance, Fiduciary Liability Insurance, Fidelity Bonds and all classes of Professional Liability Insurance.

Dan’s career spans more than 28 years, all of which has focused on management liability and related coverages. Dan has high expertise in publicly traded companies,
as well as non-traditional solutions to solve unique and complex management liability problems.

Dan began his insurance career as a D&O underwriter, and underwrote some of the most financially challenged banks and savings and loans in the mid-1980s. Dan was also a retail broker for numerous high-profile companies, including many in the Fortune 500.

Dan.Vecchio@founderspro.com

 


Aaron Lipson- Business Development Leader

Aaron joined Founders Professional in July 2015. Aaron brings an extensive background in marketing and business development to Founders. Before joining Founders, Aaron worked as the Director of Marketing for Paragon Underwriters, an independent insurance agency that is a state administrator of numerous professional liability insurance programs. While there he focused on marketing and sales of niche insurance programs to professional firms and associations. Prior to that Aaron worked for NBC Universal Television Group doing advertising sales, working with global brands such as Disney Cruise Lines and Walmart.

Aaron is known and appreciated for his knowledge of technology and abilities in customer support and service. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration/Prelaw from Michigan State University.

Aaron focuses on business development for all of Founders lines of businesses, while specializing in the placement of lawyers professional liability insurance for small law firms.

Aaron@founderspro.com

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