Help us welcome Ellen O’Connor to DUAL Commercial. Ellen will be based in New York and will perform two roles. She will act as CUO-Property for DUAL Commercial to assist us with our existing large property portfolio, which she will help us build out with the new carriers we have coming on board. Her second role will be to head up a new subsidiary entity to focus on Excess & Surplus Lines property / Inland marine business which will look to replicate what she has done successfully for the last 25 years.
Ellen brings a proven track record to DUAL for these very important lines of business and she brings with her strong support from a host of A rated carriers. We look forward to her further diversifying our existing property products which will add value for our clients and trading partners.
Ellen has spent the past 17 years with Seneca Ins. Co. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Crum and Forster). In that role she started and managed the Inland Marine and E&S Property operations, eventually taking responsibility for those same operations with the parent company. Prior to Seneca Ms. O’Connor worked at the Hartford Insurance Co where she managed the NYC Inland and Ocean Marine operations. Ms. O’Connor started her career at Chubb working in both the Long Island and NYC offices. In addition, she served on the board of directors of the Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA) for 9 years.
Ellen attended Hofstra University’s School of Business with a concentration in Management.