Erie Insurance is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Shine as senior vice president, Commercial Products. Shine joined ERIE in 2000 as an actuarial analyst for Personal Lines and shifted focus to Commercial Lines in 2004. Since 2013, Shine served as vice president of Commercial Underwriting and, earlier this year, was named regional vice president, Underwriting, Southeast Region.
Under Shine's leadership, ERIE's commercial underwriting function strengthened the role of support staff to enable greater effectiveness across the team. Shine also initiated efforts to build talent through internships and dedicated training programs, in addition to building bench strength within the underwriting team.
Shine received a bachelor's degree from Penn State University and earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation. She is also a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society.
About Erie Insurance
According to A.M. Best Company, Erie Insurance Group, based in Erie, Pennsylvania, is the 10th largest homeowners insurer and 12th largest automobile insurer in the United States based on direct premiums written and the 15th largest property/casualty insurer in the United States based on total lines net premium written. The Group, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company, has more than 5 million policies in force and operates in 12 states and the District of Columbia. Erie Insurance Group is a FORTUNE 500 company.