CASUALTY FACULTATIVE TEAM

Our highly experienced team is focused exclusively on Casualty. A 'carve out' facultative solution provides you the ability to retain a reasonable level of risk while isolating the problematic exposure or hazard. View our Casualty Territories.

We provide Casualty Facultative solutions to a number of segments throughout the country, including excess & surplus lines, medical malpractice, national carriers, professional writers, regional companies, mutual companies and specialty organizations.


Vince Friscia - Senior Vice President, Casualty Facultative Leader
Vince Friscia
Senior Vice President, Casualty Facultative Leader

Vince Friscia, Senior Vice President & Casualty Facultative Leader, heads a team of experienced underwriters focused on providing our clients timely and effective casualty facultative solutions for their most difficult challenges.

Vince earned his earned his undergraduate degree in economics from Iona College and an MBA from Golden Gate University. He held various management positions at both Fireman’s Fund and Swiss Re.

 

Email: VFriscia@BerkleyReDirect.com
Local Office: Western Regional Office

Julia Freyre - Assistant Vice President
Julia Freyre
Assistant Vice President

Julia Freyre is responsible for marketing, underwriting and pricing activities for Casualty Facultative Reinsurance business in the Southeast, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Julia collaborates with our clients to fulfill their individual and unique requirements for Casualty Facultative placement.

Julia earned her undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Behavioral Science from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia.  Julia has over 20 years of experience in underwriting and marketing reinsurance with General Re, St. Paul Re and Guy Carpenter. 

 

Email: JMFreyre@BerkleyReDirect.com
Local Office: Southeastern Regional Office

Roger Goeke - Vice President
Roger Goeke
Vice President

Roger Goeke is responsible for marketing, underwriting and pricing activities for Casualty Facultative Reinsurance business throughout the Southwest, Southeast and Central region. He has been in the Insurance and Reinsurance industry for over 38 years, spending the majority of his career with Employers Reinsurance Corporation and Nationwide Insurance Company before coming to Berkley Re Direct.

Roger earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Ball State University and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and ARe designations from The Institutes®.

 

Email: RGoeke@BerkleyReDirect.com
Local Office: Southwestern Regional Office

John McGregor - Vice President
John McGregor
Vice President

John McGregor is responsible for marketing, underwriting and pricing activities for Casualty Facultative Reinsurance business throughout Southwest and West Coast. He has been in the insurance industry for over 37 years and has held various positions with major insurance and reinsurance companies in the United States and Canada.

John has attended the University of Texas - School of Offshore operations and has been a featured speaker in Caracas, Venezuela on Control of Well coverage. He has given numerous training sessions to clients on the oil & gas industry.

 

Email: JMcGregor@BerkleyReDirect.com
Local Office: Southwestern Regional Office

Dianne Zepp - Vice President
Dianne Zepp
Vice President

Dianne Zepp is responsible for marketing, underwriting and pricing activities for Casualty Facultative Reinsurance business throughout the Central and Northeast regions. Dianne works closely with clients across all market segments to provide competitive facultative quotes and superior service during all phases of the Casualty Facultative transaction.

Dianne earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Fairfield University in Connecticut.  Since 1984, she has held various Casualty Facultative and Program Underwriting positions with several major direct reinsurers.

 

Email: DZepp@BerkleyReDirect.com
Local Office: Great Lakes Regional Office

Spencer W. Purves - Senior Underwriter
Spencer W. Purves
Senior Underwriter

Spencer Purves is responsible for marketing, underwriting and pricing activities for Casualty Facultative Reinsurance business throughout Western region. He has been in the insurance industry for over 10 years and has held various underwriting positions with national carriers for both loss sensitive and guaranteed cost accounts. 

Spencer earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Hamilton College in New York.  He currently holds his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and ARM designations from The Institutes®.

Email: spurves@berkleyredirect.com
Local Office: Western Regional Office

Casualty Facultative Territories

General Submission Mailbox for all Territories: irf@berkleyredirect.com


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