Safety National announced today that Tim O’Grady joined the company as Vice President – Underwriting in the company’s large casualty division, which is responsible for large deductible workers’ compensation, commercial auto and commercial general liability coverage distribution.
With nearly 30 years of industry experience, O’Grady brings an extensive large account underwriting background to Safety National. He has previously served in various underwriting leadership positions managing regional underwriting teams for several lines of coverage, including large casualty, umbrella and multi-national, at some of the largest national insurance providers.
In his new capacity with Safety National, O’Grady will be responsible for leading large casualty underwriting for the southwest region and Colorado through oversight of Safety National’s Dallas, Texas office. In addition, he will directly manage Safety National’s large casualty presence in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi.
“Tim is a welcome addition to the large casualty management team,” said Steve Cotnoir, Executive Director Casualty Field Underwriting. “His proven track record in underwriting management for large complex casualty accounts, combined with his extensive leadership experience, will complement our existing team particularly well. Further, his background in distribution and underwriting, paired with his proven ability to develop solutions for customers, will be great assets to Safety National in support of our clients and business partners. Tim’s wealth of experience will supplement Safety National’s continued growth in the large casualty market quite successfully.”
O’Grady will be based out of Safety National’s Alpharetta, Georgia office.