Our Leadership Team

Tara Gudenkauf – Senior Vice President of Underwriting

Ms. Gudenkauf has been with SIU since 2023 and oversees our Underwriting Team for all divisions. She holds more than 35 years of combined industry knowledge and is a highly experienced E&S leader.  In addition to cultivating ongoing relationships with many carriers, Ms. Gudenkauf brings a great deal of hands-on knowledge for Brokerage, P&C, Professional Liability, Environmental, Garage and others. She has a strong leadership background and has provided oversight for multiple offices in various states. Prior to coming to SIU, Ms. Gudenkauf was the Head of Binding for the entire South Region for another MGA.

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