Senior Field Underwriter

Location: Nashville, TN

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Senior Field Underwriter
Nashville, TN or Knoxville, TN


Our client seeks a dedicated Senior Field Underwriter to join the team, focusing on exceptional customer service, building strong agency relationships, evaluating and pricing risks, and managing a growing book of business.

This role is pivotal in shaping the future of our business in Tennessee, leveraging established agency relationships to drive growth and profitability.


  • Develop and Enhance Agent Relationships: Cultivate and strengthen new and existing relationships with agents to drive qualified submissions, quotes, and binds, ensuring profitable growth and meeting annual goals.
  • Collaborate with Team Members: Work closely with in-house underwriters and other departments to manage a designated book of business, providing oversight to ensure clients receive exceptional customer service.
  • Agency Visits: Schedule and conduct agency visits weekly to maintain and grow relationships.
  • Underwrite and Negotiate: Evaluate and negotiate new and renewal policies within company guidelines, ensuring acceptability, adequate pricing, and profitability.
  • Documentation: Maintain underwriting files within established parameters.
  • Attend Events: Participate in agency-related seminars, conferences, and events.
  • Reporting and Projects: Prepare monthly reports, collaborate on special projects, and deliver presentations as required.
  • Travel: Regional travel as necessary.
  • Additional Duties: Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or a related field; CPCU and/or ARM desirable but not required.
  • Ten or more years of Workers' Compensation underwriting experience, preferably in the construction industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of Workers’ Compensation Insurance, especially in Tennessee.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain agent relationships in Tennessee, with a focus on the Greater Nashville and Knoxville areas.
  • Familiarity with other Southeast jurisdictions, including NC, GA, SC, TX, and AL, is desirable.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Strong teamwork skills, thriving in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent computer, communication, and presentation skills.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated professional to make a significant impact on our company's growth and success.
If you have the experience and skills required, we invite you to apply and join our client’s dynamic team.
If you have additional questions: Please reach out to Mike McDonough at

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