June 4, 2020 – Hamilton Square, NJ – Berkley Accident and Health, a Berkley Company, has appointed Theresa Galizia as Chief Underwriting Officer. In this role, Theresa is responsible for the leadership and underwriting strategy for the company’s Employer Stop Loss, Group Captive, and Managed Care segments. She will drive all aspects of underwriting process and analytics and contribute to the continued success for Berkley Accident and Health and its clients.
Theresa comes to Berkley Accident and Health from a large property and casualty insurer, where she managed a block of Employer Stop Loss, HMO Reinsurance, and Provider Excess Insurance. She received an MBA from the University of Hartford and has extensive expertise, having held underwriting and business leadership roles with a focus on strategy, product development, and data analytics.
“Theresa joining our company strengthens an already outstanding leadership team,” said Brad Nieland, President and CEO of Berkley Accident and Health. “She brings a depth of technical and leadership skills that will be invaluable in leading our talented underwriting organization, and her innovative mindset will help us to better serve our clients now and in the future. I am thrilled to have Theresa join our team.”
About Berkley Accident and Health
Berkley Accident and Health is a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500® company. Berkley Accident and Health provides an innovative portfolio of accident and health insurance products. It offers four categories of products: Employer Stop Loss, Group Captives, Managed Care (including HMO Reinsurance and Provider Excess), and Specialty Accident. The company underwrites Stop Loss coverage through Berkley Life and Health Insurance Company, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best. For more information, please visit www.BerkleyAH.com.