Our Leadership Team

Hugh T. Nelson, CPCU -Senior Vice President

Mr. Nelson is responsible for SIU’s business development activities in the alternative insurance risk marketplace. He also manages Century Casualty Company and Claims Services Network, affiliates of SIU. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Duke University, an MBA from the University of North Florida, and insurance industry designations of CPCU, ARM, ASLI and AU. Mr. Nelson began his career at Dependable Insurance Group, ultimately serving as Executive Vice President. He then served as Chief Operating Officer of Pinnacle Insurance Company, a multi-lines insurer, and later as Chief Operating Officer of an MGA specializing in health care professional liability, prior to joining SIU in 2002.

David Green, Professional Lines Practice Leader

Mr. David Green is the Professional Lines Practice Leader for Alpha Specialty Programs. He is responsible for the creation, management, placement and underwriting of professional liability.  Before joining SIU, David was the New Business Manager for Real Estate E&O at Norman-Spencer Agency. David also has experience in Underwriting from when he worked at Berkley Select in Chicago, IL for their lawyers and accountants programs. At Norman-Spencer, David was integral in growing the retailer and wholesaler appointments and significantly increasing the book of business. He worked directly with the Carriers to develop new product offerings specific to real estate E&O.

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