Huntersure is comprised of seven Professional Liability business units: Lawyers, Technical Consultants, Accountants and Management Consultants, Miscellaneous Professional, Allied Health, Architects and Engineers, and our Claims Group. Each business unit is led by experts in their field.
Dennis Mullins heads the lawyers’ liability group. Dennis joined Huntersure in 2009 after 25 years at a prominent national firm that specialized in representing various London and domestic companies that insured large law firms, accounting firms as well as management consultants and actuaries. Dennis was a senior partner in that firm and was co-chair of the Professional Liability practice group when he left the firm to join Huntersure. Dennis is responsible for the large law firm program as well as the accountants’ program, and works with Michael Heffernan on the mid-size firm book. Dennis also has overall responsibility on claims at Huntersure and works closely with Paul Sewell, Huntersure’s Claim Director and his team on claims issues.
Michael Heffernan began his career as a lawyer at a prominent national insurance firm and later worked at a major broker on their lawyers and accountants team. Michael joined Huntersure in 2012 and works with Dennis on the Large Law firm book and is also responsible for the Lawyers program that covers firms of between 10 and 49 lawyers.
Brendan Groarke joined Huntersure in 2015. Prior to joining Huntersure, Brendan was a Partner at the same prominent national law firm as Dennis Mullins. Brendan has over ten years’ experience representing Lloyd’s Syndicates as well as domestic insurers that insure law firms, accounting firms, and other professional liability classes. Brendan Works on the Large Law Firm and Accounting Firm programs, and is responsible for the Lawyers Prior Acts and Accountants’ Prior Acts Programs, as well as the Mid-sized Accountants Program.
Ryan Mullins joined Huntersure in 2012 after working for three years as a wholesale broker. As a wholesale broker, Ryan focused on professional liability, including law firm errors and omissions. While Ryan devotes much of his time to our large law firm program, he also spends a great deal of time working on the accountants’ program and Allied Health program.
Christopher Alfieri joined Huntersure in 2013 and has over 22 years of underwriting experience in various professional liability product lines. Christopher is responsible for the underwriting of our Miscellaneous Professional Liability risks and Management Consulting firms. Christopher writes business on behalf of both Lloyd’s of London Syndicates as well as our domestic insurance partners.
Marc Holden joined Huntersure in 2016. Leveraging his extensive international underwriting experience in professional and financial risk, Marc has worked for some of the largest global insurers, including facilitating their market entry into North America. Holding an MBA, Marc is a progressive thinker and leader, with his specialty laying in large professional firm risk, having managed specialist class portfolios for over 15 years both in the US and abroad.
Carolyn Worster joined Huntersure in 2014 and underwrites our Allied Health program. Carolyn has been an underwriter for over 15 years and has a wealth of experience in Allied Health and health care in general. Carolyn is resident in Huntersure’s office in suburban Houston, Texas.
Stephen Carroll joined Huntersure in 2010 and is currently responsible for our Technical Consultants’ facility. Stephen is also responsible for our Lloyd’s Architects & Engineers program and works on our Miscellaneous Professional Liability program. Prior to that, Stephen worked on the Large Law Firm and Management Consultants’ program.
Paul Sewell joined Huntersure after a long career in the London market. Paul is resident in Huntersure’s London operation, Huntersure, Ltd. He joined Huntersure as our Claims Director.
Colin Campbell-Harris had 30 years of market experience when he joined Huntersure. He started his career in the London market, working at a Lloyd’s Syndicate and moved to the United States decades ago. He has worked at several insurance brokers, both large and regional firms and insurance companies. Colin has been a Lloyd’s Coverholder for almost twenty year and works on our Technical Consultant’s program.
Michael McGrath joined Huntersure in 2013 and is a Senior Claims Counsel. Prior to joining Huntersure, Michael was an Associate at the same prominent national law firm as Dennis Mullins. Michael has nearly 10 years representing Lloyd’s Syndicates as well as domestic insurers that insure law firms, accounting firms, and other professional liability classes..
Brian Van Cleave joined Huntersure in 2019. Brian has more than 30 years-experience as an Architects and Engineers Professional Liability Underwriter. Prior to joining Huntersure, Brian spent 19 years at an MGA leading an Architects & Engineers’ nationwide program insuring design professionals. Brian is active in the wholesale community, currently serving as the President of the WSIA Education Foundation, and previously as President and Director of the Derek Hughes – NAPSLO Educational Foundation.
Desi Scherf joined Huntersure in 2017 after beginning her career at a Big 4 accounting firm providing performance improvement advisory services for finance organizations. Since joining Huntersure, Desi works on the Large Accountants, Mid-size Accountants, and both Prior Acts programs while supporting the Large Law Firm program as well. Additionally, Desi develops data analytics for all of Huntersure’s facilities, providing insights into claims trends and informed pricing decisions.