A native of CT and a lifelong boater, Rod has an extensive background in the maritime community. He has sailed competitively for the past 35 years and participated in many regattas throughout the world, including many Newport – Bermuda Races, Trans-Atlantic passages and superyacht regattas. In addition to yachting, Rod has spent time working on commercial fishing vessels and tug boats. Rod graduated from Sacred Heart University in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in management and economics.
For the last 19 years Rod has worked strictly in the marine insurance industry. Starting his insurance career as an underwriter for a large property and casualty company, then moving into sales and product / policy development. He has worked with some of the country’s leading marine agencies and marine insurers. Prior to joining Maritime Insurance International, Rod was a program manager for Berkley Recreational Marine (W.R. Berkley Co.). Rod currently lives in Old Lyme CT.
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