Daniel Aronowitz is an owner and managing principal of Euclid Specialty and has over twenty-five years of experience in the professional liability industry. Prior to establishing Euclid Specialty, he was the President of a leading fiduciary liability insurance carrier and managing general agency with underwriting authority from several different program carriers. Before his underwriting career, Dan was a highly regarded professional liability insurance coverage lawyer as a partner at the national law firm Shaw Pittman. He is the author of Euclid’s Fiduciary Liability Handbook. Dan is also the author of the fiduciary liability insurance chapter of the Trustee Handbook published by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, and is a frequently requested speaker on fiduciary liability and other insurance topics, and has made numerous presentations at the NCPERS, IFEBP, NCCMP, PLUS and other national conferences. Dan is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Vanderbilt University School of Law, and has achieved the RPLU+ designation from the Professional Liability Underwriting Society. He is very active in his church and local community, including coaching in the Vienna Little League and serving as a Cub Scout Den Leader. He is an avid tennis player and long-distance runner, having participated in two Boston Marathons and is currently learning to play the piano. He lives in Vienna, Virginia with his wife and two young children.
Michael Saa is the chief underwriting officer for Professional Liability. Michael previously was the lead underwriter and assistant vice president of a leading niche insurance carriers professional liability division in which he developed market leading programs in fiduciary liability insurance for multiemployer and public benefit funds, and professional liability insurance for union non-profit entities. Michael began his career with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, spending five years in the Executive Protection Department specializing in management liability programs for public, private and non-profit entities. Michael has a Bachelor of International Business degree and a MBA in management from Iona College. Michael and his wife keep very busy with their three young children and Michael enjoys coaching basketball and other activities with his family.
John O’Brien is the chief marketing officer. He was previously the vice president of marketing for a leading niche professional liability carrier for over eighteen years, where he managed broker and market relationships across the country. John also has experience as a producer for the largest broker of multiemployer fiduciary liability insurance in the country where he managed a $5 million dollar book of multiemployer and governmental fiduciary liability business. John has a Bachelor of Science degree in management from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania. He is a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society. John lives in Avon Lake, Ohio with his wife and two adult children and enjoys golf and travel.
Justin Bove is the chief operating officer and a professional liability underwriter. Justin was previously a senior underwriter for a leading niche professional liability carrier for six years focusing on fiduciary liability for multiemployer and governmental benefit plans. He started his career with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies where he gained valuable underwriting experience in a number of management liability programs for public, private and non-profit entities. Justin has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in management information systems from The College of New Jersey. Justin and his wife live in Cranford, New Jersey with their three young children. He is also a member of the Cranford Jaycees, an organization active in community service and volunteer fundraising events.
Jeffrey Koonankeil is the Chief Claims Officer. Jeffrey has extensive Professional Liability claims experience having worked on Fiduciary Liability, Directors and Officers, Employment Practices Liability and Fidelity claims for leading professional liability insurance companies. Jeffrey has over 20 years of experience with national insurance carriers, including CAP Specialty, Beazley and Travelers. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and has a law degree from University of Connecticut School of Law. Jeffrey is a regular speaker at the American Conference Institute, the ExecuSummit EPL conference and the Professional Liability Attorney Network Conference and is a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society. Jeffrey and his wife reside in Colchester, CT with their three young children. In his spare time, Jeffrey enjoys coaching his kids in sports and teaching their Catechism classes. Jeffrey also spends part of his weekends selling Indian food spice blends at various farmers Markets throughout Connecticut.