Alex Mendelson, CNA INSURANCE
Assistant vice president, financial institutions
As assistant vice president of financial institutions for CNA’s Eastern territory, Alex Mendelson is responsible for the portfolio growth and profitability of the New York City branch. He manages and develops a team of underwriters focused on all specialty lines of business for depository institutions and insurance companies. Mendelson and his team regularly meet with risk managers and C-suite executives from some of the largest financial institutions in the world.
Prior to joining CNA in 2014, Mendelson worked in the financial institutions division at Zurich, underwriting a wide range of specialty business. He began his career at AIG, where, after completing two summer internship programs, he joined the professional lines underwriting team. Mendelson was recognized as an Emerging Leader in 2018 by the Insurance Brokerage Association of New York and has participated in leadership forums with CNA colleagues from around the globe.