VP of underwriting
EXCEPTIONAL RISK ADVISORS
Recent business achievements: Named to multiple binding authorities granted by Lloyd’s of London, which bestows the authority to underwrite and place individual risks; revamped Exceptional Risk Advisors’ processes to make underwriting more efficient, cutting the underwriting timeline from an average of two weeks to two days; played key role in implementing new premium rating guidelines, making the company more competitive in the specialty life and disability marketplaces
Projects and initiatives: Conducts annual binding authority renewal presentation in London, and has been praised for his vast knowledge of Lloyd’s products and his innovative spirit; crafted a binding authority that has generated about $500,000 in new premium in less than a year; responsible for creating the company’s catastrophic and presumptive riders, ensuring that its product offerings remain at the cutting edge of the specialized insurance industry
Awards and recognition: Participated in InsideOut Coaching Workshop; member of Golden Key International, Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Eta Sigma honor societies, as well as the National Society of Collegiate Scholars; recipient of Dean’s Award for Excellence at Rutgers University, where he graduated with highest honors
Other professional roles: Chairman of Exceptional Risk Advisors’ Underwriting Committee; member of the Metropolitan Underwriting Discussion Group; member of North American Contingency Association
In addition to his professional duties, Harris participates in several charitable efforts in his community, including the Avon Walk to End Breast Cancer, Light the Night and the Tomorrow’s Children’s Fund. He also coaches both Little League and adult softball.