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THIE - Position Opening in Austin, Texas



The Texas Hospital Insurance Exchange seeks a future-focused, innovative leader with

extensive underwriting and business development experience.

Basic Function:

The VP of Underwriting and Business Development is responsible for the overall management of

the Underwriting Department, including leadership and management of Underwriting staff and

operations. This position will manage the independent agency force as well as THIE’s direct

written book of business and ensure seamless collaborations with the THA family of companies.

This position is responsible for the production of premium revenue and retention of subscribers

through promotion of THIE’s products and services. The position will lead expansion efforts of

THIE while maintaining industry presence in existing markets.

The VP of Underwriting and Business Development will manage THIE’s reinsurance programs

and reporting, ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and filings, and maintain

effective internal controls. The VP of Underwriting and Business Development will report

quarterly to the Underwriting Committee and Board of Directors.

This position is authorized to represent THIE and to speak for THIE in the absence of the



Must have valid Drivers’ License and proof of insurance.

BS/BA in appropriate field of study and relevant work experience are required.

General Agents License required.

Professional designation of CPCU or CIC required.

Minimum 10 years property and casualty underwriting experience with minimum 8 years

underwriting medical professional liability insurance in multiple states is required.

Customer service experience with 5-7 years management experience in the insurance industry


Strong knowledge of reinsurance market and contracts required.

Ability to travel by car and air and work long hours with high level of energy. Overnight travel up

to 50%.

Motions such as bending, stooping, crouching, pulling, and pushing may occasionally need to be

performed, as well as lifting items up to 20 lbs.

Candidate must possess:

Demonstrated knowledge of business practices, management, and leadership skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills and an aptitude for establishing and maintaining professional


Strong communication skills and experience in effective public speaking, to represent THIE

clearly and confidently before large and small groups.

Excellent mentoring skills with desire to coach and develop individual staff and team strength and


Excellent computer skills using the latest version of Microsoft Office Suites.

Strong analytical skills.

Mature, respected demeanor inspiring confidence and trust to Board, subscribers, staff, and

external industry organizations.

If you are interested in this position or have questions, please contact Paulina Heaney, HR

Director, at 512-465-1519,

Equal Opportunity Employer – THA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless

of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran

status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

You may visit to learn more about E-Verify.

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