Local Underwriters Added in Charlotte & New York City

August 13, 2018

Expansion continues at Merchants Bonding Company with the announcement of two new contract underwriting offices and one new commercial underwriting office.  


Merchants welcomes Contract Underwriter Ray Klucznik, who will lead the new California office near San Diego. Ray comes to Merchants from the Travelers office in Phoenix. The second Contract Underwriting office will be near Charlotte, North Carolina and led by Contract Underwriting Manager Jeff Cornett. Jeff joins Merchants from RLI Insurance Surety Division where he has worked for the past 11 years. 


Commercial Underwriting is adding a New York City area office with the addition of Joseph Stewart, who also joins Merchants from the RLI Insurance Surety Division where he has worked for the past 10 years. Stewart will serve the state of New York.