Pioneer builds E&S Property operation with the appointment of Kellie Reese

13 December 2017

Pioneer Underwriters (‘Pioneer’) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kellie Reese as an Underwriter in its recently launched E&S Property operation. She will report to Dave Phillips, based in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Kellie is an impressive specialist property underwriter with almost 30 years of experience in the class. Latterly with The Hartford, having previously been with Fireman’s Fund and ACE.

Pioneer’s Property E&S operation writes exclusively on a non-admitted basis, offering both primary and excess layers. A broad spectrum of classes is covered including Commercial Real Estate, Bank Schedules, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Entertainment and Habitational (excess only) business will be considered. The team writes all types of covers including All Risk, DIC and Specified Perils.

Dave Philips, Head of E&S Property at Pioneer said: “I’m pleased to welcome Kellie onboard as we grow and build Pioneer’s capability in the Property E&S arena. Pioneer is focused on delivering an outstanding product to our clients and brokers via our sophisticated underwriting platform and is building an exceptionally talented team to achieve this - Kellie will be an integral part of that.”

Commenting on her appointment, Kellie Reese said: “I’m excited to be joining the team as we build our underwriting capabilities in the US Property E&S market.”

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