Our Leadership Team
Berkley Accident and Health is led by a team of executives who bring a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience to benefit our clients, our people, and our communities.
President & CEO
Brad Nieland joined Berkley Accident and Health in 2018 as President and CEO. Prior to joining the company, he held various leadership roles in product management, actuarial, underwriting, risk management, and client relations. A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a B.S. degree in actuarial science and statistics, Brad is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Lee D. Davidson
Senior Vice President, Stop Loss Division
Lee D. Davidson joined Berkley Accident and Health in 2010. Lee has more than 30 years of insurance industry experience in product management, claims, and regulatory matters.
Senior Vice President, Group Captive Division
Jim Hoitt joined Berkley Accident and Health in 2011. Jim is an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and underwriting.
Chief Underwriting Officer and Senior Vice President
Theresa Galizia joined Berkley Accident and Health in 2020. Theresa has 20 years of industry experience in underwriting, strategy, and data analytics.
Assistant Vice President, Managed Care
Patti Sciubba joined Berkley Accident and Health in 2011. Patti has more than 30 years of experience in underwriting, reinsurance, and health care.
Accident Special Risk Leadership
President, Special Risk
Susan Clarke is President of Accident Special Risk. She has an extensive background in the insurance industry, with over 25 years of experience in domestic and international insurance, specializing in the accident market.
Chief Operating Officer, Special Risk
Greg is Chief Operating Officer of Accident Special Risk. Greg has 20 years of experience in marketing strategy and business development.
Vice President, Head of Products and Compliance, Special Risk
Don is Vice President and Head of Products and Compliance of Accident Special Risk . Don has 30 years of industry experience specializing in legal and compliance.