Marianne Bonner is a freelance writer and insurance consultant who has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years. She has achieved numerous professional designations, including the Charted Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and the Associate in Risk Management (ARM). Marianne has been the Business Insurance Expert for The Balance (and prior to that, About.com) since 2013.
Marianne began her insurance career as a casualty underwriter at the Continental Insurance Company. She went on to work for Maryland Casualty, Safeco, and Continental International. After 13 years in commercial underwriting, Marianne joined Marsh USA, a large insurance brokerage. At Marsh she served as a Coverage Analyst and Vice President.
Since 2010, Marianne has worked as a freelance writer and insurance consultant. She has written many articles for The Risk Report, a subscription publication distributed by the International Risk Management Institute.
Marianne has earned a number of insurance designations, including the Charted Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and the Associate in Risk Management (ARM).
Marianne has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Delaware and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma City University.
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