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Hadja Weedon

hadja.weedon@gmail.com | (216) 032-5051 | Olathe, KS



Senior Underwriter at AIG, KSMay 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and wrote $5 million in new business contracts.
  • Wrote 10 underwriting reports for senior management.
  • Managed a team of 3 underwriters.
  • Trained 2 new underwriters on company procedures.
  • Reviewed 100+ insurance applications.
  • Met or exceeded quarterly targets for 4 consecutive quarters.

Underwriter II at CNA, KSAug 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Reviewed and evaluated loan files to determine if the borrower, collateral, and loan met guidelines for approval.
  • Recommended credit decisions within established limits while maintaining a high level of quality control.
  • Analyzed self-employed tax returns, corporate financial statements, partnership agreements and other business documents.
  • Utilized automated underwriting systems (DU/LP) as well as manual underwriting skills when necessary to make sound lending decisions.
  • Communicated with customers regarding missing documentation needed for file completion.
  • Coordinated with processors and loan officers to resolve conditions on approved loans.

Underwriter I at Zurich, KSSep 2015 - Jun 2019

  • Reviewed and processed an average of 100 mortgage loan applications per week.
  • Approved 80% of loan applications based on credit history, employment stability, and other factors.
  • Utilized underwriting software to assess risk and determine whether to approve or deny a loan.
  • Worked with loan officers and borrowers to gather missing documentation needed for approval decision.
  • Communicated decisions to approved and denied applicants in a professional manner.
  • Monitored industry trends and changes in guidelines to ensure compliance.


Bachelor of Science in Risk Management and Insurance at Kansas State UniversityAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned risk management techniques, insurance policies and coverages, and how to assess and manage risk.


  • Insurance
  • Risk management
  • Claims processing
  • Policy analysis
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Underwriting guidelines and standards

Stacyann Galde

stacyann.galde@gmail.com | (671) 061-1847 | Cincinnati, OH



Senior Underwriter at The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, OHMay 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated $250,000 in premium savings for the company through expert underwriting of a new client's policy.
  • Wrote and implemented a new underwriting procedure that increased accuracy by 5%.
  • Successfully completed training on the latest industry software, allowing for more efficient work processes.
  • Worked with clients to find cost-effective solutions that met their needs without compromising coverage.
  • Mentored two junior underwriters, helping them develop skills and knowledge in the field.

Underwriter II at The Motorists Insurance Group, OHSep 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Reviewed and approved loan files for conventional, FHA, and VA loans.
  • Ensured that all documentation met company guidelines and government regulations.
  • Analyzed borrower’s financial information to determine creditworthiness.
  • Determined appropriate loan amount based on borrower income, debts, and assets.
  • Recommended denial or approval of loan applications.

Underwriter I at Grange Insurance, OHAug 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Reviewed and processed an average of 125 applications per day.
  • Managed a portfolio of 500 accounts with a total value of $100 million.
  • Reduced the number of outstanding claims by 20%.
  • Negotiated settlements with claimants that saved the company $10,000 on average per claim.
  • Reviewed and updated policies for 200 clients to ensure compliance with new regulations.


Bachelor of Science in Risk Management and Insurance at The Ohio State UniversitySep 2011 - May 2015

Some skills I've learned while studying Bachelor of Science in Risk Management and Insurance are: insurance underwriting, insurance claims, insurance policy analysis, and risk management.


  • Underwriting
  • Insurance
  • Risk Management
  • Claims Handling
  • Policy Administration
  • Customer Service