Job Title: President, Global Surety
Company: Liberty Mutual
Industry: Financial Services/Surety Bonds
Mentor Since: Fall 2018
Will Mentor: Graduate Students, MSBA Students
I am President of Liberty Mutual Surety, a $ 1 billion revenue business with operations in AsiaPac, Europe and North & South America. Our business provides performance and payment guarantees for the construction sector as well as payment guarantees for Global 1000 businesses.
Liberty Mutual is a global diversified insurance and financial services company headquartered in Boston, MA operating in 30 countries around the world. Liberty has revenues of $40 billion and is ranked number 68 in the 2018 Fortune 500 ranking.
I have spent 34 years in the Surety business with a variety of positions with Safeco and Liberty Mutual culminating in my appointment as President of Liberty Mutual Surety in 2008.
Bachelors of Business Administration - University of Cincinnati
Masters of Business Administration - Xavier University
Mentoring Objectives & Scope
I have been fortunate in my career to have experienced leadership roles in local, Regional and National markets, in the United States. Over the last 5 years we have focused on growing our business outside the United States, primarily in Australia, Brazil, Columbia, Continental Europe, Hong Kong, Mexico and the U.K. I have also been involved in mergers & acquisitions as both being acquired and acquiring. So over I can provide insight into all aspects of leading a multinational company, from operations to capital/financial management.
When and where do you hold meetings with your students?
I have a lot of flexibility as far as meeting preference. I can meet either in my office in downtown Seattle, on the Seattle University campus, or in any other location in the great Seattle area.