W. R. Berkley Corporation
About Us

Our Management

William R. Berkley

William R. Berkley

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Years of Service: 47

W. Robert Berkley, Jr.

W. Robert Berkley, Jr.

President and Chief Operating Officer
Years of Service: 16

Eugene G. Ballard

Eugene G. Ballard

Senior Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Years of Service: 15

Ira S. Lederman

Ira S. Lederman

Senior Vice President
General Counsel and Secretary
Years of Service: 31

Robert P. Cole

Robert P. Cole

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 16

C. Fred Madsen

C. Fred Madsen

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 6

Kevin H. Ebers

Kevin H. Ebers

Senior Vice President
Information Technology
Years of Service: 34

William M. Rohde, Jr.

William M. Rohde, Jr.

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 6

Robert W. Gosselink

Robert W. Gosselink

Senior Vice President
Insurance Risk Management
Years of Service: 9

Lucille T. Sgaglione

Lucille T. Sgaglione

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 3

Jeffrey M. Hafter

Jeffrey M. Hafter

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 3

James G. Shiel

James G. Shiel

Senior Vice President
Investments
Years of Service: 26

Paul J. Hancock

Paul J. Hancock

Senior Vice President
Chief Corporate Actuary
Years of Service: 22

Robert D. Stone

Robert D. Stone

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 11

Robert C. Hewitt

Robert C. Hewitt

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 12

Nelson Tavares

Nelson Tavares

Senior Vice President
Claims
Years of Service: 3

Gillian James

Gillian James

Senior Vice President
Enterprise Risk Management
Years of Service: 4

Steven W. Taylor

Steven W. Taylor

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 6

Peter L. Kamford

Peter L. Kamford

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 8

Philip S. Welt

Philip S. Welt

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 9

Carol J. LaPunzina

Carol J. LaPunzina

Senior Vice President
Human Resources
Years of Service: 15


Directors

William R. Berkley

Chairman of the Board and
Chief Executive Officer

W. Robert Berkley, Jr.

President and
Chief Operating Officer

Christopher L. Augostini

Senior Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer
Georgetown University

Ronald E. Blaylock

Managing Partner
GenNX360 Capital Partners

Mark E. Brockbank

Retired Chief Executive
XL Brockbank LTD

George G. Daly

Dean, McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University

Mary C. Farrell

Financial Services Industry Consultant
Retired Managing Director,
Chief Investment Strategist
UBS Wealth Management USA

Jack H. Nusbaum

Senior Partner
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Mark L. Shapiro

Private Investor

Officers

William R. Berkley

Chairman of the Board and
Chief Executive Officer
Years of Service: 47

W. Robert Berkley, Jr.

President and
Chief Operating Officer
Years of Service: 16

Eugene G. Ballard

Senior Vice President Chief Financial Officer
Years of Service: 15

Robert P. Cole

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 16

Kevin H. Ebers

Senior Vice President Information Technology
Years of Service: 34

Robert W. Gosselink

Senior Vice President
Insurance Risk Management
Years of Service: 9

Jeffrey M. Hafter

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 3

Paul J. Hancock

Senior Vice President
Chief Corporate Actuary
Years of Service: 22

Robert C. Hewitt

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 12

Gillian James

Senior Vice President
Enterprise Risk Management
Years of Service: 4

Peter L. Kamford

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 8

Carol J. LaPunzina

Senior Vice President
Human Resources
Years of Service: 15

Ira S. Lederman

Senior Vice President
General Counsel and Secretary
Years of Service: 31

C. Fred Madsen

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 6

William M. Rohde, Jr.

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 6

Lucille T. Sgaglione

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 3

James G. Shiel

Senior Vice President Investments
Years of Service: 26

Robert D. Stone

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 11

Nelson Tavares

Senior Vice President
Claims
Years of Service: 3

Steven W. Taylor

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 6

Philip S. Welt

Senior Vice President
Years of Service: 9

Richard K. Altorelli

Vice President Investment Controller
Years of Service: 5

Richard M. Baio

Vice President Treasurer
Years of Service: 4

Harry J. Berkley

Vice President Information Technology
Years of Service: 25

Thomas P. Boyle

Vice President Corporate Actuarial
Years of Service: 13

Michele Fleckenstein

Vice President Internal Audit
Years of Service: 6

Laura Goodall

Vice President Insurance Risk Management
Years of Service: 1

Karen A. Horvath

Vice President
External Financial Communications
Years of Service: 8

Joan E. Kapfer

Vice President
Years of Service: 12

Aaron M. Larson

Vice President Predictive Modeling
Years of Service: 7

Jonathan M. Levine

Vice President Chief Marketing Officer
Years of Service: 1

Edward F. Linekin

Vice President Investments
Years of Service: 19

John M. Littzi

Vice President Senior Counsel
Years of Service: 2

Steven J. Malawer

Vice President Senior Counsel
Years of Service: 18

Scott Mansolillo

Vice President Chief Compliance Officer
Years of Service: 2

Jane B. Parker

Vice President Senior Counsel
Years of Service: 9

Clement P. Patafio

Vice President Corporate Controller
Years of Service: 21

Josephine A. Raimondi

Vice President
Senior Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Years of Service: 20

Rajiv N. Raval

Vice President Senior Counsel
Years of Service: 4

Scott A. Siegel

Vice President Taxes
Years of Service: 22

Jessica L. Somerfeld

Vice President Corporate Actuary
Years of Service: 8

Simon Tuck

Vice President U.S. Corporate Catastrophe Manager
Years of Service: 2

Dana R. Frantz

Assistant Vice President Corporate Actuary
Years of Service: 3

Arthur Gurevitch

Assistant Vice President Analytics
Years of Service: 9

David Hudson

Assistant Vice President Corporate Data Manager
Years of Service: 1

Naomi B. Kinderman

Assistant Vice President Counsel
Years of Service: 3

Suzette A. Lemson

Assistant Vice President Office of the Chairman
Years of Service: 10

Jamie Martin

Assistant Vice President Financial Analysis
Years of Service: 14

Nancy Micale

Assistant Vice President Human Resources
Years of Service: 12

Raymond J. O'Brien

Assistant Vice President
Director of Internal Audit
Years of Service: 18

Robert E. Sabio

Assistant Vice President Catastrophe Risk Manager
Years of Service: 2

Srinivas Somayajula

Assistant Vice President
Corporate Actuary
Years of Service: 2

Bryan V. Spero

Assistant Vice President
Corporate Actuary
Years of Service: 6

Laura A. Stevens

Assistant Vice President Corporate Actuary
Years of Service: 2

Craig D. Stevens

Assistant Vice President International Controller
Years of Service: 1

Bruce I. Weiser

Assistant Vice President Counsel
Years of Service: 13

Gene Zhang

Assistant Vice President Corporate Actuary
Years of Service: 1

John M. Antonazzo

Director of Investment Accounting
Years of Service: 1

Rohit Sood

Director of Investment Accounting
Years of Service: 1

Richard A. Jordan, Jr.

Tax Counsel
Years of Service: 4

Jean P. Milot

Assistant Corporate Controller
Years of Service: 11

John S. Navratil

Assistant Tax Director
Years of Service: 8

George K. Richardson

Assistant Treasurer
Years of Service: 11

Janet L. Shemanske

Assistant Secretary
Years of Service: 22

Donna Syko

Assistant Secretary Human Resources
Years of Service: 24

John E. Warycha

Assistant Corporate Controller
Financial Reporting
Years of Service: 19