President & Chief Executive Officer
Naveen Anand was named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in September 2014. Mr. Anand has over 25 years of experience in the property/casualty insurance industry with significant underwriting experience in specialty commercial lines.
Christopher Kenney, CPA
Chief Accounting Officer
Christopher Kenney was named Chief Accounting Officer in 2020 and has been with the Company for over 16 years, previously serving as the Senior Vice President of Accounting. Mr. Kenney has held various accounting roles and has more than 25 years of experience in the property and casualty insurance industry. He is a Certified Public Accountant with a license in Texas.
Ken Krissinger, FCAS, MAAA
Ken Krissinger was named the Senior Vice President & Chief Actuary of the Company in 2017. Mr. Krissinger has over 35 years of experience in the property/casualty insurance industry. He is a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Mr. Krissinger is a member of the Company’s Underwriting Committee.
Tarek N. Timol
Chief Information Officer & Head of Operations
Tarek N. Timol has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Group Head of Operations for the Company since October 2015. Mr. Timol has over 20 years of experience in managing the complex IT and application development requirements of financial and insurance operations.
Chief Claims Officer
Charles Stauber has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Claims Officer of the Company since on April 2016. Mr. Stauber has over 30 years of extensive domestic and international experience in managing and resolving complex specialty claims within the property and casualty insurance industry. Mr. Stauber is an Associate Member of the American Bar Association (ABA), a member of the National Structure Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) and a Member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDDC).
SVP, Head of Human Resources
David Miller was named a Vice President of the Company effective January 2015. For over 20 years, he has held executive management human resource positions within several banking and investment institutions such as T. Rowe Price and Citigroup.
SVP, Corporate Development & Strategy
David Webb joined Hallmark in 2018 with responsibility for executing the company’s strategic objectives, including product development and growth, ceded reinsurance, programs, and marketing. His previous roles include reinsurance, underwriting, finance and capital markets. Mr. Webb holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, an MBA from Wake Forest University, and is a CFA charterholder.
VP, Group Counsel & Compliance
Elena Banfi was named Vice President – Group Corporate Counsel and Compliance of the Company in November 2018. In this role, she oversees the legal and compliance functions of the company and its subsidiaries. Prior to joining Hallmark, she held in-house roles in the insurance industry and the specialty financing sector and served as an attorney advisor for a government entity. Early in her career she worked in higher education and was an adjunct professor at two local universities. Ms. Banfi received an LL.M from Syracuse University, College of Law, and is a graduate of UCSC, Milan. She is fluent in English and Italian.