Strategic Additions to Midwest Operations


Old Republic Risk Management (ORRM) is excited to announce the expansion of our Midwest presence with the addition of two new Account Executives. Chris Weber and James Duffy will support the growth in the region and provide front-line contact with our insureds and brokerage partners in the Chicago, Illinois and Brookfield, Wisconsin offices, respectively.

"We are very excited to expand Old Republic's presence in our Midwest marketplace with these additions.” said Steve Oberst, President and CEO of ORRM.  “Both Chris and Jim bring different backgrounds to Old Republic that will help us grow our relationships and exceed our client's expectations."

Chris Weber is a casualty insurance industry veteran with more than 25 years’ experience in underwriting and brokerage capacities.  Most recently, Chris comes to ORRM from a lengthy tenure at Marsh that included his role as Casualty Placement Hub Leader, where he was responsible for a team of specialists handling all primary casualty placements for the North Central and East Central region.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing from Loras College.

James "Jim" Duffy comes to ORRM with more than 5 years’ of industry experience. Jim spent the last six years in the Chicago insurance marketplace, most recently at Hiscox as a Senior Casualty Underwriter specializing in General Liability and Professional coverages. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Economics.

For contact information for our new and established Account Executives, please visit the Contact Us page.