David Pesce - Senior VP, Hartford Bond, CCIFP
David Pesce is currently Senior Vice President of Surety for Hartford Bond after Hartford’s acquisition of Navigators. Hartford Bond is the 6th largest Surety Writer in the North America. He is a member of the Bond Leadership Team and is facilitating the integration of Navigators’ surety department, which included Standard Contract, Small/Secured Contract, Environmental Surety, Transactional Commercial Surety, and Customs Bonds into Hartford Bond. David created the Navigators Surety Department in February of 2016 and grew it to the 60th largest surety in North America at the time of the acquisition. David is a 1986 Graduate of Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., with a B.S. in Mathematics. Upon graduation he began his surety career and has held various underwriting and senior management positions with numerous major surety carriers. David holds the Certified Construction Industry Financial Profession (CCIFP) designation. He is a past chairman of the National Association of Independent Sureties, a former board member and current Chairman of the Marketing Committee for the Institute for Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals, and has served as President of the Florida Surety Association. He is a member of CFMA, AGC, Surety Association of America and is an associate member of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers. He is a frequent speaker on various surety related issues to contractors, architects, lawyers, bankers, and accountants associated with the construction industry.