Fundamental Underwriters Adds Sr. Business Development Specialist to Western Region

August 9, 2021

Fundamental Underwriters, a member of AF Group and a specialty managing general underwriter with expertise in commercial auto insurance, has announced the hiring of Vida Moalej as Sr. Business Development Specialist for the company’s western region. Moalej will assume responsibility for production underwriting in several western states including California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Arizona.

“We are very excited to welcome Vida to our underwriting team,” said Rob Westburg, managing director of Fundamental Underwriters. “She brings a solid middle market presence to our western region and we look forward to continued growth and success throughout these important states.”

Moalej most recently was a commercial P&C underwriter for Chubb Insurance in Los Angeles. Prior to that, she was a Commercial P&C claims advocate with Alliant Insurance Services in San Diego. Moalej began her insurance career in 2007 with FM Global in Thornhill, Ontario.

Moalej earned a Master of Business Administration degree and Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Davenport University. She earned several professional designations including an Associate in Risk Management (ARM), California Insurance Adjuster license, California Property & Casualty Agent-Broker license and a Certified Manager (CM) designation from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers.

Fundamental Underwriters delivers individual underwriting solutions, consultative loss control programs and rapid claims resolutions for risks with superior safety cultures. Late last year, the company expanded its mid-market commercial trucking insurance product offerings into 10 additional states including California, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Arizona, North Dakota, South Dakota, West Virginia, Mississippi and Delaware. The company’s footprint now includes 28 states throughout the U.S.  Previously, the company offered insurance services in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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