$240M Vegetation Management Firm in California

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$240M Vegetation Management Firm in California

Insured Profile

  • Vegetation management contractor with operations across the West Coast
  • Headquartered in CA
  • Operations in AZ, CA, and OR


  • Contractor practice program
  • $10M x $25M x P follow-form excess liability policy

Working with Shepherd

We received the initial submission from the broker for this contractor’s upcoming practice program renewal with a high level of urgency. We provided our initial indication within 4 hours of receiving the submission and turned around our quote within the same day.

$240M Vegetation Management Firm in California

Why We Won

Speed-to-quote allowed us to meet the urgency of this request while still prioritizing accuracy and the client’s needs in our deliverables to the broker. Efficiency in our review of the submission and follow-up back to the broker ensured seamless communication from submission to bind.

$240M Vegetation Management Firm in California
"Working with Shepherd has been a breath of fresh-air. Their operations and service is what the brokerage community seeks out in our carrier partners. They presented deliverables almost immediately after receiving subjectivities and were consistent with messaging throughout the whole marketing process."

Meet the underwriter

Costas Hadjipateras

Costas Hadjipateras

Head of Underwriting

Costas has 11 years of underwriting and management experience in the casualty space. Costas started his career with Chubb's primary Construction Group in Los Angeles, and eventually managing the Foreign Casualty unit for Chubb's Pacific Region. Before joining Shepherd he was most recently with the Hartford, where we has an Executive Underwriter in their Northern California Middle Market Division.

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