Assistant Vice President Underwriting – Berkley Prime Transportation
Katie has been an underwriter in the insurance industry for over 30 years, having just celebrated her 16th year with WR Berkley. Over the course of her 16 year-stint with Berkley, Katie worked as a transportation manager with Carolina Casualty for over 12 years, up until 2018 when she saw an opportunity in the market. Funded by WR Berkley, Katie was one of a hand-selected group of leaders tasked with creating a new start-up company; Berkley Prime Transportation. This was a brand new vertical for Berkley allowing them to write standard to preferred risks for accounts with 15-75 units, writing their first policy in 2109. Prior to joining Carolina Casualty, Katie spent her career in underwriting in the general commercial space, before moving on to medical malpractice, writing hospital and physician’s professional, as well as small business worker’s compensation. Katie resides in St. Augustine, FL with her husband Lou. Their 2 adult sons live close by at the beach and visit often for food. Katie currently has no free time as she just started pursuing her MBA at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.