A constellation in the southern hemisphere, Vela means "sails of a ship" in Latin. In 1996, Vela Insurance Services began operations writing excess and surplus lines casualty business. In the beginning, the primary focus was on construction and manufacturing risks but expanded to write a variety of general casualty and professional liability classes. Today, we offer both national service and local knowledge to our exclusive wholesale broker network and the businesses they serve.
The Vice President is the lieutenant to Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) and is a senior executive responsible for the underwriting strategy of the Company. Reporting to the CUO, and working with both Field and Staff functional areas, the lieutenant designs, implements, and monitors the underwriting activities for all of the Company’s customer segments: Construction, Manufacturing, Specialty Construction and Professional Services and Small Business. This role is critical and provides the day-to-day direction and support to the Segment leaders and underwriting groups.
Must be fully vaccinated and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19*, unless prohibited by law