SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nautilus Insurance Group, a Berkley company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Joyce as Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer. Joyce has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Claims Officer since joining Nautilus in 2015, and has made significant contributions.
Joyce has more than 30 years of experience in the Excess & Surplus Lines insurance industry with significant expertise in leading claims organizations and business strategy. Prior to Nautilus, he worked as a Claims leader at a Fortune 100 insurance carrier.
“Tom’s leadership and strategic vision have been invaluable to our Claims organization and to Nautilus. We’re thrilled to have him in this underwriting role,” said Tom Kuzma, President and CEO of Nautilus Insurance Group. “With his extensive experience, I’m confident our Underwriting department will benefit immensely from his vision and strategic direction, ensuring we provide innovative solutions and the highest level of customer service for our wholesale partners.”
“I look forward to this opportunity to maintain Nautilus’ underwriting discipline and strengthen our partnership value,” Joyce said. “Our agency partners expect a highly responsive and solutions-oriented market, and we will continue to deliver.”
Joyce earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Arizona University and holds a number of professional designations, including an Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance and an Associate in Claim Law.
Joel Lasky, Vice President, Claims, will succeed Joyce in the role of Chief Claims Officer. Lasky joined Nautilus as a Claims Vice President in 2016. Lasky holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Purdue University and CPCU, ASLI and RPLU designations.
About Nautilus Insurance Group
Nautilus Insurance Group (www.nautilusinsgroup.com) is a leading U.S. Commercial Excess and Surplus and Specialty Lines provider offering insurance solutions to appointed Managing General Agents. Nautilus Insurance Group writes on behalf of Nautilus Insurance Company and Great Divide Insurance Company and is a proud member of Berkley, whose insurance company members are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company.