Specialty Insurance, Streamlined

As a managing general agent and wholesale broker, Convelo is perfectly positioned to give agents and brokers easy access to the most competitive specialty insurance products. We work alongside you through every step of the process to find the best possible coverage.

Our underwriters put their deep niche expertise to work tailoring insurance policies to the particular needs of organizations in sectors like healthcare, senior living, nonprofits and human services. We cultivate relationships with top-rated carriers to provide agents with both the ease of program coverage and flexibility of wholesale coverage. And we use technology strategically, streamlining the paperwork to give agents and their clients more time for the business of being human.

Hustle You Can Trust

In a business where trust is everything, Convelo Insurance Group believes it’s our responsibility to work with the highest integrity in everything we do. We move fast, and never cut corners. We are fiercely competitive, and do whatever it takes to get the best results for our partners and their clients. We work smart, and never lose sight of the nuance that makes each client unique.

Our Team

Andy Borst

President

Andy Borst joins Convelo as President to lead the growth and diversification of our MGA platform.  With more than 25 years of carrier and MGA experience, Andy brings diverse operating expertise in program management along with domestic and international insurance experience.  He was President of E&S and International for Paragon Insurance Holdings after 8 years at Argo Group where he was executive officer holding positions leading Argo Group’s International business as well as Group Chief Administrative Officer.  Additionally, Andy repositioned and established their US Specialty Programs business from 2014-2018.  He has also held senior positions at OneBeacon Insurance Group after beginning his career at Travelers Insurance.  Andy graduated with honors from Boston University School of Management with a Bachelor of Science in business administration with concentrations in Finance and Management Information systems.

Daniel Shea

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Shea comes to Convelo with over 32 Years of Senior Leadership experience in the Insurance Industry. Mr. Shea was Sr. Vice President of Philadelphia Insurance Companies, a leader in the Non-Profit arena along with numerous other products. Dan led the Eastern Territory in sales and marketing, growing this territory to over 1.5 Billion in written Premium. Dan was responsible for managing a team of RVPs for Philadelphia Insurance Companies along with working with all areas such as Underwriting, Service, Claims and Risk Management.

Eric Smith

Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriters Officer

Eric brings extensive experience in underwriting, marketing, policy services and compliance to Convelo’s leadership team. He co-founded a start-up insurance wholesale operation that was acquired by a national program manager, and has held several key senior leadership roles for national managing general agencies, as well as various insurance carriers.

Jennifer Moran

Counsel

Jennifer is a seasoned attorney with expertise in insurance coverage and regulatory matters. She brings a wealth of knowledge in the legal aspects of insurance underwriting and claims to Convelo.

Ronald Chung

Senior Vice President of Underwriting

Ronald leads the development, implementation and growth of Convelo’s nonprofit human services programs, informed by his deep experience with underwriting in this niche for Philadelphia Insurance.

Cecil Maxwell

Senior Vice President of Underwriting

Cecil brings value to Convelo client relationships through his extensive knowledge of primary casualty and risk management, particularly in the healthcare sector. He has expertise in results-driven underwriting and portfolio management, most recently with Zurich Financial Services.

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Irene Magistro

IT Director

Irene, with over 15 years’ experience, joins Convelo to lead complex tech projects for niche insurance solutions in support of Non-Profit and Human Services. Her expertise spans leadership, communication, project and resource management, and networking. She’ll oversee tech strategy, software dev, cloud infrastructure, security, and databases. Formerly a CIO in law firms and Non-Profit Health Care, Irene holds degrees in Law and an MBA and is pursuing an MS in Cybersecurity. Convelo welcomes her as a trusted tech partner and leader.

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Adrienne Matarazzo – SHRM-CP

Managing Director of Talent Acquisition

Adrienne leads a team of talented recruiters focusing on emerging and early career talent all the way through executive level. Prior to joining the Convelo team, Adrienne led the recruiting efforts for a National leader in Legal Solutions for 5 years.

Adrienne earned her BS in Fashion Merchandising from Philadelphia University.