Rob is our resident surety expert having been involved in surety bond underwriting for nearly 40 years! Rob joined our team in 2007, and was promoted to his current role in 2012. He is responsible for setting our underwriting guidelines and reviewing any applications that do not meet our automatic underwriting criteria. Prior to joining our team, Rob held various surety positions at Ohio Casualty Insurance Company for nearly 30 years.
Rob holds a BA in Business from Mount Union College where he was a place kicker for their football team once upon a time. Rob resides in Upper Arlington, Ohio, enjoys singing in the Church Choir and playing with his grandsons.
Cathie is a new addition to the team, joining this year! She is a licensed agent in all 50 states and DC and has 13 years of industry experience working for an independent agency, spending 11 years as their surety bond expert. Interestingly, it was our very own Rob Cannell that trained her 11 years ago while working for Ohio Casualty. Prior to entering the insurance industry, Cathie held various positions involving customer service and process improvement.
Cathie holds a BS in Business from Ashland University and resides in Lexington, Ohio.