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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Pat Walker, Personal Lines Underwriter, Heartland Mutual Insurance

November 2, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

Pat Walker’s insurance career began nearly 25 years ago when she joined Heartland Mutual Insurance (then Kings Mutual). She takes great pride in delivering excellent service and building lasting relationships with her broker partners. She achieved her CIP designation in

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Linda Tétreault, Commercial Mid-market Underwriting Specialist, Aviva

November 1, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

Linda Tétreault began her insurance career in the early ’90s with Missisquoi Insurance and later worked as a broker for a year while expanding her expertise and working on her FPAA designation. She held a senior underwriter position at RSA

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Greg Steinbach, Senior Commercial Lines Underwriter, Intact

October 31, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

Greg Steinbach’s insurance career began in 2016 with the Insurance program at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ont. Through this program, he secured his first role in the broker channel via a co-op placement. Shortly after, Steinbach started his underwriting journey,

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Katherine Stanley-Paul, Commercial Lines Underwriter, Intact

October 30, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

Katherine (Katie) Stanley-Paul began her insurance career at Intact in the summer of 2022 in the Commercial Lines Underwriter Academy, a fast-paced underwriter development program. She currently works on a Toronto-based mid-market commercial lines team and will be graduating into

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Jimmy Sota, Senior Underwriter, Personal Risk Services, Chubb

October 27, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

With two decades of diverse underwriting experience, Jimmy Sota takes pride in collaborating with brokers on creative solutions and excellent service delivery that benefit insurance customers. A chemical engineering graduate from the University of Toronto, Sota began his insurance career

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Cristina Sorescu, Senior Personal Lines Underwriter, Northbridge

October 26, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

Cristina Sorescu joined Northbridge in 2019 as senior personal lines underwriter, bringing 11 years of prior underwriting experience to her role. Throughout the years, Sorescu sharpened her skills and developed a keen underwriting sense. Today, she consistently provides expert service to her

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Ramy Sonbl, Personal Lines Underwriting Specialist, Intact

October 25, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

Ramy Sonbl’s insurance career started in 2009 at Belair Direct. He joined Intact in 2014 and prides himself in being able to collaborate with brokers and colleagues to solve problems and find innovative solutions to protect clients’ properties. “I really

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Matt Pike, Account Executive, Business Insurance, Travelers Canada

October 24, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

Matt Pike began his insurance career with Travelers Canada 14 years ago, starting in commercial lines business development before moving into an underwriting role. He enjoys the ever-evolving nature of underwriting and that the role enables him to focus on

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Katie Murray, Pleasure Craft Underwriter, Coast Underwriters

October 23, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

A graduate of Saint Mary’s University, Katie Murray started her career in insurance in 2015. After working as a claims assistant for five years, Murray decided to broaden her horizons and took on a marine underwriting assistant role. With a

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Kevin McDermott, Senior Personal Lines Underwriter, Aviva

October 20, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

Kevin McDermott started his career as an insurance advisor at TD before becoming a broker working in the high-net-worth specialty personal insurance space. He joined Aviva in 2021 as an underwriter with the Ovation home insurance team. He has since

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Lisa Moores, Senior Commercial Lines Fleet Underwriter, Intact

October 19, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

Lisa Moores’ insurance career began in 2000 as a billing analyst at RSA. She joined Intact in 2012 and quickly became a senior underwriter within the Commercial Lines Fleet team. Moores prides herself on providing out-of-the-box solutions and helping her broker

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Paid 2023 Underwriters of the Year | Natalie Magaletta, Commercial Lines Underwriter, Northbridge

October 18, 2023 Canadian Broker Network

Natalie Magaletta joined Northbridge in 2011 as a summer student in commercial lines. After a brief stint on the broker side as a marketer, she returned to underwriting with a new perspective after having learned both sides of the industry.