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Expert Corner

Gain insights from our Munich Re Specialty Insurance experts

In this section, you can get to know some of the many subject matter experts (SMEs) within our team, as they talk about the challenges and opportunities related to the topics that they are passionate about.
Lauren Tredinnick

Lauren Tredinnick
Head of Public Entity National Accounts and Property 
Public Entity Risk Solutions (PERS)

Lauren began her career with Munich Re as a Risk Analyst as part of the Graduate Trainee Program in 2008 before joining the Public Entity Risk Solutions (PERS) underwriting team. With a BBA from Wisconsin School of Business in Actuarial Science and Risk Management and Insurance, she went on to obtain her MBA at DePaul University and CPCU designation. In her “free time,” Lauren is a Sergeant First Class and Platoon Leader for the 132D Army Band of the WI National Guard. As a member of several ensembles, Lauren plays the saxophone and is the emcee for performances.

David Pesce
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David Pesce
Head of Surety 
Munich Re Specialty Insurance

David is Head of Surety for Munich Re Specialty Insurance. Throughout his 36 years of industry experience, David held various underwriting and operations positions with a number of major surety carriers. Previously, he led the expansion of a specialty insurance company’s surety operations prior to its acquisition by another carrier. 

David holds the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation and is an officer on the CFMA Certification Board, in addition to memberships in numerous professional organizations. 

He is a frequent speaker on timely surety topics. David earned  B.S. in Mathematics from Lafayette College. In his spare time, he likes to golf, snowboard, and ski. 

Read more as David shares his insights on the surety market.

Rachael Dougherty

Rachael Dougherty
Property Production Specialist and Underwriter, E&S Property
Munich Re Specialty Insurance

Based in MRSI’s San Francisco, CA office, Rachael has ten years of experience in the insurance industry with eight years as a property underwriter. She has a particular interest in learning about regional wildfire risks and their associated mitigation practices and technologies. Rachael obtained her B.A. in English from Temple University.

Get Rachael’s insights on wildfire risk in California.

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About Munich Re Specialty Insurance

Munich Re Specialty Insurance (MRSI) is a description for the insurance business operations of affiliated companies in the Munich Re Group that share a common directive to offer and deliver specialty property and casualty insurance products and services in North America.

For more information on MRSI, including licensing, regulatory-required, and other information on the operating companies, please click here.