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AIG’s Blackboard expands underwriting team

6th April 2020 - Author: Charlie Wood

AIG subsidiary Blackboard Insurance has announced a series of appointments and expanded capabilities to include coverage in Washington State.

BlackboardBlackboard is strengthening its underwriting team with the addition of Bobby Steinsdoerfer as Head of Industry Segments, Trey Martino as East Coast Underwriting Leader and Peter Buccola as West Coast Underwriting Leader.

With these additions, Blackboard’s underwriting team now includes over 20 members nationwide.

Blackboard offers a commercial insurance package that includes Property, General Liability, Auto, Umbrella and Workers Compensation across the manufacturing, real estate, retail, wholesale and services industries.

With the approval of its commercial insurance package for customers in Washington State, Blackboard now provides coverage in 48 states plus the District of Columbia.

“Right now, during this challenging and unprecedented time, supporting our customers and meeting demand without interruption is more important than ever before,” said Seraina Macia, Blackboard’s Chief Executive Officer.

“Our state of the art technology empowers our team to readily work from anywhere while continuing to provide a better, more efficient end-to-end experience.

“Not only are we fully functional during this time, we’re proud to continue to serve our brokers and customers with increased capabilities by onboarding new underwriting leaders and expanding our offering to 48 states.”

John Mizzi, Blackboard’s Head of Growth and Underwriting, added, “Trey, Bobby, and Pete bring deep backgrounds in the industry, which makes them unique and highly-qualified additions to our ‘one stop shop’ approach to underwriting.

“As our team continues to grow, their commitment to approaching middle-market commercial insurance in a data-driven and customer-centric way will be an asset to our team and customers alike.”

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