Mark has strategic and operational oversight of Woodruff Sawyer’s Surety services, which are focused on assisting clients to build and maintain the best possible surety program. He specializes in consultation and financial planning to enhance clients’ overall credit relationship with sureties, negotiation of terms that maximize clients’ credit and capacity, and evaluation of sureties’ financial capacity. He also leads the team of dedicated surety account managers who assist in bid selection, contract delivery systems, subcontractor prequalification, and contract and bond form reviews.
Mark has more than 20 years of surety underwriting experience and has managed production offices in the Bay Area for several major surety companies prior to joining Woodruff Sawyer. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA from San Francisco State University, and serves as President of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers. He joined Woodruff Sawyer in November 2001.
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