Ms. McConnell was appointed Active Underwriter for ICAT Syndicate 4242 in January 2014. Prior to the Active Underwriter role, Ms. McConnell held a variety of underwriting roles throughout her eleven-year tenure at ICAT, including Vice President of Underwriting, focused on ICAT Syndicate 4242, and Product Manager, managing pricing and capacity in ICAT’s hurricane-exposed regions. Prior to joining ICAT, Ms. McConnell worked as a Financial Analyst for a Denver-based private equity firm where she specialized in mergers and acquisitions in the energy industry. Ms. McConnell also served as the lead mathematical contributor to a multi-disciplined statistical hydrology project at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences.
Ms. McConnell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Philosophy with High Academic Distinction and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, both from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
As Active Underwriter of ICAT Syndicate 4242 and ICAT Special Purpose Syndicate 6123, Ms. McConnell is responsible for achieving the syndicates’ financial results and strategy, including underwriting, ceded reinsurance and third-party capital management.