Jason Zupnik is Vice President and Underwriting Team Lead on the North America Underwriting Team.
Jason holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut with dual concentrations in management and international business. Jason has his FALU and FLMI professional designations. As a 14-year veteran in the industry, his current role affords the responsibility for leading an elite team of facultative underwriters by managing cosigns, appeals, and assisting with complex medical and financial issues.
Prior to joining Swiss Re in March 2020, Jason enjoyed an illustrious career in brokerage underwriting. His most recent experience at AIG saw him managing a growing team of 10+ underwriters in one of the companies most successful distribution channels which realized year to year double digit growth. In addition to underwriting and management, Jason has a passion for identifying efficiencies in the underwriting process. He has been involved in numerous projects throughout his career aimed at streamlining applications and forms, implementing the use of APS summaries, and creating/smoke-testing rules-based logic for automated underwriting programs. Jason's constitution employs a mixture of ethics, logic, and personal accountability. These themes are an amalgamation of his core ethical values and are what keep him motivated.
Outside of work, Jason stays busy by imparting his wisdom and values on his 2 children (if they are willing to listen). He is active in local charities, sporting clubs, and the Scouts of America. In his spare time, which is rare, Jason enjoys all things outdoors and has a profound appreciation for all the natural wonders in the world.