We are a female-led, underwriter-driven, specialty program quota share reinsurance provider. With over 100 years combined experience, our leadership team has what it takes to deliver value for our partners. 

Our Senior Management, Shevawn and Simon Barder, have focused on writing program business using a quota share model successfully for many years.  Both have Lloyd’s of London expertise and training in the excess and surplus lines market, with Simon having run excess and surplus lines syndicate operations successfully at Lloyd’s for a number of years.

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Our Leadership

Shevawn Barder


Shevawn has more than 30 years’ experience in the re/insurance industry. Shevawn is the Chief Executive Officer and Principal of AM RE. Prior to AM RE, Shevawn was the President of Ironshore Marine Re. Shevawn has held roles at Marine Re, Sedgwick, Alexander & Alexander and Willis.

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Simon Barder


As Chief Underwriting Officer and Principal of AM RE Syndicate Inc., Simon has more than 30 years' underwriting and leadership experience in the re/insurance market. Prior to AM RE, Simon was Chief Executive Officer of Ironshore Marine Re. Simon has held roles at Gerling, Cologne Re and Barder & Marsh.

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Grant J. Miller

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Chief Compliance Officer

Attorney & Counselor at Law

David Saylors

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Chief Financial Officer

Ernie Zayicek

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Chief Operating Officer

Head of Corporate Development

Dan Dijak

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Senior Vice President

Head of Underwriting

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