>> THE TRU TEAM

KATIE DAVIES
President & CEO
Katie Davies is the president and CEO of Technical Risk Underwriters (TRU). Katie has over 18 years of experience underwriting US property insurance on an E&S, admitted, and program basis. More >



CHRIS BURNS
Chief Underwriting Officer
Chris Burns holds the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation from the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI), and attained a Bachelor's in Business Administration in Economics from Appalachian State University. More >



JOSEPH AMODEO
Risk Engineer
Bachelors in Civil Engineering (Vanderbilt University, May 2009)
Master in City and Regional Planning (Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, May 2011)
Amodeo joined TRU in July 2013, and is focused on Engineering and Loss Prevention.



LAURA BARTON
Senior Underwriter
Laura Cooley Barton joined Technical Risk Underwriters (TRU) in 2012, and has over five years of experience in underwriting Course of Construction projects. More >



SELINA KODISH
Underwriter
BA Business Administration (Berlin School of Economics and Law – Berlin, Germany 2014)
Upon moving to the United States, Kodish joined TRU in January 2015 and supports the Construction and Property Underwriting teams in Atlanta. Prior to joining TRU, Kodish worked as a project manager for global corporate events for a multi-national company headquartered in Berlin. More >



NICOLE MADDOCKS
Operations Manager
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Marketing (Long Island University, C.W. Post, 2006)
Master of Science, Technology Commercialization (University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business, 2013)
Maddocks joined TRU in June 2014, and works in the Austin office. She supports the Underwriting and Operations teams by managing and optimizing day-to-day processes that facilitate remarkable client service.



JOHN MEDFORD
Underwriter
John Medford joined Technical Risk Underwriters in 2012. Medford is a graduate of the University of Georgia and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Risk Management & Insurance and Real Estate. More >



AARON REISSNER
Underwriter
BBA Risk Management and Insurance (University Of Georgia: Terry College of Business May 2010)
Reissner previously worked at a Surety underwriting company. He began as an Risk Analyst at TRU in March 2012, and is now an Associate Builders Risk Underwriter in Austin. More >



ALEX REISSNER
Risk Analyst
BA in History (Texas State University 2016)
AA in Music (Austin Community College 2012)
Reissner previously worked at Hallmark Financial Services. Alex joined TRU in May 2018, and works in the Austin office.



ANNIKA RONEY
Risk Analyst
Philipps-Universität Marburg (Philipps Medical University – Marburg, Germany)
Roney joined TRU in September 2015, and supports the Construction and Property Underwriting teams. Prior to joining TRU, Annika worked as a German-English translator for two multi-national firms and has also worked in sales.



ANA SWEENEY
Executive Assistant
Instituto Politecnico Nacional in Mexico City, Bachelor in Business - Planning and Development (1988)
Worked previously for Fortune 500 Company for 15 years and later on for non-profit organization for 5 years. Joined TRU in February 2013.



MATTHEW ZARUBA
Compliance & Accounting Manager
B.S.B.A. in Accounting (Union University, May 2006)
Zaruba joined TRU in May 2015 and provides support in premium reporting, audit, and compliance.


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