Management & Professional Liability Leader Joins Professional Liability Wholesaler, Founders Professional

CHICAGO, IL, December 1, 2015 – Professional liability wholesale brokerage, Founders Professional, is pleased to announce the addition of Dan Vecchio as Executive Vice President and the head of their Midwest Division, in Chicago.

“I’m excited to start a new challenge with Founders Professional, and look forward to working with the entire team, to further the organization’s growth and commitment to best-in-class service,” commented Dan.

In this new role, Dan will lead a team focused on management liability for private and public companies, as well as professional liability for lawyers, healthcare, tech, cyber, architects & engineers, financial institutions, and miscellaneous professional exposures.

Prior to joining Founders Professional, Dan Vecchio was a Senior Vice President with another national wholesale firm, where he also focused on management liability and professional liability. Dan has extensive expertise in these product lines and will continue to provide retail agents with solutions to their complex risk 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. Prior to his experience in the wholesale marketplace, for 23 years Vecchio was a retail broker for high-profile companies, including many in the Fortune 500.

Robb Williams, President of Founders Professional, commented: “We are ecstatic to add Dan Vecchio to our Midwest Division. This recent hire shows our unwavering commitment to growth in the Midwest and beyond. Dan’s background and leadership skills, especially his proven track record of handling large and complex D&O accounts, will be an invaluable asset to our retail agents and the Founders team as we continue to focus on providing high quality service and solutions to our partners. We are currently working on numerous other exciting initiatives, and we look forward to identifying and adding more talented people to our organization nationwide.”

Dan can be reached at 312.502.1881 or via email at [email protected]

About Founders Professional:

Founders Professional is a wholesale insurance brokerage focused exclusively on the placement of professional liability insurance. They have deep expertise in Architects & Engineers, Cyber, Technology, Financial Institutions, Lawyers, Healthcare, Management Liability, and Miscellaneous Professional lines. Founders Professional is national in scope and able to assist with the placement of coverage nationwide for their key agents. Founders Professional represents a majority of the admitted and surplus lines insurance carriers that focus on professional liability insurance in the United States, additionally representing many exclusive or semi-exclusive programs.

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