Our management team consists of proven leaders with decades of experience in the insurance industry and a passion for building long-lasting partnerships with our clients.
Chief Executive Officer
Pat Blandford joined WNC as a board member in 2004 to focus on growth strategies. He assumed an operating role in 2011 as the Managing Director of … Read more.
President, Private Flood Division
As President of the Private Flood Division, Norman Heinrich is responsible for the management, marketing and development of Private Flood programs … Read more.
President, Specialty Property Division
As President of the Specialty Property Division in Dallas, Texas, Eric Wurmser is responsible for the design and delivery of WNC’s insurance products and services … Read more.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Linda Long is responsible for all of WNCs operations and financial accounting functions including payroll, general ledger … Read more.
Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer, Kiran Achen is responsible for defining and implementing a technology strategic vision aligned to WNC’s growth and performance goals … Read more.
Chief Claims Officer
As Chief Claims Officer, Jeff Garretson is responsible for claim strategies and operations for WNC’s wholly owned subsidiary, Precise Adjustments … Read more.
Group General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
As Group General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Art Lee is responsible for overseeing, managing, and maintaining the company’s compliance … Read more.
Chief Human Resources Officer
As Chief Human Resources Officer, Steve Griffith is responsible for driving strategic talent and culture initiatives across the organization, including … Read more.
Executive Vice President, Private Flood Division
As Executive Vice President of the Private Flood Services Division, Lauren Savage provides the strategic leadership and oversight of the division’s … Read more.
Executive Vice President, Specialty Property Division
Kelly Cretti is Executive Vice President of the Specialty Property Division.
Senior Vice President, Construction Insurance Division
Kaileigh Bowe is Senior Vice President of Highland Insurance Solutions’ Construction Insurance Division. In her role, Kaileigh provides strategic leadership … Read more.
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
As Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Josh Clifton is responsible for the development and execution of WNC’s marketing strategy to enable … Read more.
Senior Director, Digital Distribution
As Senior Director of Digital Distribution, Tim Reilly is responsible for leading WNC’s distribution strategy and delivering a common digital experience … Read more.
Senior Vice President, Transformation and Strategy, Specialty Property Division
As Senior Vice President of Business Transformation and Strategy, Chris Barks is responsible for the Specialty Property Division’s ongoing business … Read more.
Head of Data and Analytics
As Head of Data and Analytics, Nirav Shah is responsible for setting and executing WNC Insurance Service’s strategy to become a data-driven business … Read more.