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Patrick Diebel

Vice President, Surety



Patrick provides leadership and oversight to Woodruff Sawyer’s North Bay surety team, and company-wide surety support for our clients. Patrick manages placement and maintenance of surety credit relationships between our clients and surety providers, with an expertise in consultative surety financial planning for construction companies.

Prior to joining Woodruff Sawyer, Patrick was Home Office Underwriting Director at CNA Surety, with responsibility of their large and international contractor credit portfolio. Prior to this role, Patrick was Underwriting Manager in CNA Surety’s San Francisco Branch, where he specialized in Middle-Market General and Specialty contractors. Patrick is active in multiple professional organizations. He is a Past President of the Surety and Fidelity Association of California; Member, National Association of Surety Bond Producers; Member, United Contractors Legislative Committee, Scholarship Committee, Associates Committee; and Member, Construction and Financial Management Association.

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