Deborah Dioguardi, NIF Group
Specialty: Professional liability
Deborah Dioguardi has been in the insurance industry since 1998, when she began as a claims representative for GEICO. She joined the NIF Pro division of NIF Group, a JenCap Holdings Company, in 1999 as an assistant; by 2001, she was handling professional liability books of business and managing the employment practices liability insurance book.
Currently, Dioguardi serves as a vice president of NIF Group and manager of NIF Pro. Her responsibilities include developing new business, placing and servicing accounts, and establishing and maintaining relationships with insurance companies. She is a specialist in management liability, professional liability and cyber liability insurance and has been instrumental in tailoring coverages and programs to address her agents’ and brokers’ various niches.
“I did not plan to have a career in insurance but was fortunate enough to find a career that I continue to be passionate about,” Dioguardi says. “I have also been lucky enough to be part of the wholesale community, which consists of some of the most intelligent, hard-working and successful people I know.”