Sonja joined Martin & Company in 2006 and is the Vice President and Director of Compliance. She began her insurance career in 1985 on the Property and Casualty Underwriting side of the industry and transitioned into Compliance in 1992. Responsibilities throughout her career have included: developing, establishing, and overseeing functional compliance departments; working closely with Managing General Agents to develop new/revised products; overseeing various licensing responsibilities; Program & Product Development; state rate, rule and form filings; bureau circular monitoring; developing and implementing internal procedures; as well as performing system and underwriting audits. In addition, Sonja has been very involved in coordinating the Compliance and Underwriting aspects of insurance requirements in various policy issuance and rating systems. Experience across all Commercial lines of business including Businessowners, Cyber, Inland Marine / Non-Filed Inland Marine, Professional Lines, Property, Motor Truck, Transportation and Workers Compensation.
Current member of Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA), Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), and Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals (AICP). She currently holds the position of Vice President for the AICP Great Lakes Chapter. She has been a panel speaker at various Conferences including AICP, TMPAA, and a Speed-to-Market Seminar sponsored by PCI, NAIC and InSystems.