David Shadle oversees the Casualty Underwriting operation of Embrace Partners. David works with each insurer to ensure that underwriting guidelines are uniform and consistent throughout all geographical regions. He assures that anticipated exposures are commensurate with underwriting policy to develop a profitable book for business within the insurer’s desired rate levels. David reviews eligibility requirements for various rating plans and manages various specialists to service the book of business with loss prevention and claims management services. David is also responsible for handling legal compliance with the various state promulgated regulations governing rates and licensing requirements. 

Having over 40 years’ experience in the insurance industry, David Shadle has earned the esteemed designations of Certified Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate Underwriter (AU), and Associate Risk Manager (ARM) from the American Institute of Insurance. David has broad commercial underwriting experience as well as claims management and loss prevention practical skills. In the area of Loss Prevention and Safety Health & Environment, David has provided risk management consulting services to large commercial accounts. He has a proven ability to develop and maintain strong account relationships. David has been deeply involved in mentoring younger brokers. He has a specific expertise in handling large construction management firms, having acted as an Account Executive handling all aspects of risk transfer for 20 large Chicago-based contractors.

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