Meet Our Valued Team: BobbiAnn Murphy
BobbiAnn Murphy, Senior Underwriter, National Underwriting - Exton Office
In an effort to ensure we are the insurance company of choice for environmental insurance brokers, it is important we establish a strong and dynamic team. Each issue of Environmental Insider introduces you to members of our team and describes the unique role they play in supporting you and your clients.
Great American Insurance Group’s Environmental Division welcomes BobbiAnn Murphy to its National Underwriting department as a Senior Underwriter. As the newest edition to the Exton office, BobbiAnn will support the team on building broker relationships while producing valuable business for the division.
Prior to Great American, BobbiAnn was exposed to the environmental field early on in her career. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania.
“I am excited to deliver innovative solutions and to have the opportunity to support a variety of brokers, agents and their clients,” BobbiAnn said. “I have always had wonderful interactions and experiences while working with Great American Insurance Group, and I’m particularly excited to join the Environmental Division – which is where my background lies.”
BobbiAnn brings more than a decade of experience to the team. Her professional career began in environmental consulting, specifically with claims. She supported a variety of oil, gas, manufacturing and specialty chemical clients with liability management and compliance projects. From there, she joined a larger firm where she continued to lead a variety of carriers’ on claim supportive initiatives. BobbiAnn then transitioned into a role that expanded her responsibilities to support to both underwriting and loss control trainings. It was this experience that ultimately sparked her interest in the underwriting side of the business.
“I was drawn to the collaborative environment,” BobbiAnn said. “I have worked with a number of carriers and never experienced the level of integration between the claims and underwriting teams like that at Great American. I’m excited to be a part of it.”
More than just a personal observation, other carriers had positive remarks about Great American, which speaks to overall reputation of the company. The culture along with the A.M. Best “A+” (Superior) rating (affirmed August 17, 2018), is what made Great American BobbiAnn’s top carrier choice as an underwriter.
BobbiAnn is pleased to experience no shortage of work while transitioning into her new role due to the, “collaborative fast track integration process which is invaluable in the exposure to resources it provides.” She is confident her new role as a Senior Underwriter at Great American is the ideal fit for her to continue her passionate career in environmental science.
BobbiAnn, along with the team of the experts at Great American’s Environmental Division, can uncover the hidden risks in your clients’ operations and develop a custom program to help protect them. Great American Environmental offers a complete portfolio of environmental insurance products, including contractor’s and fixed premises pollution liability insurance that work across the U.S., U.S. territories, Canada and other select countries.