Tom Parrent Joins United Guaranty As Chief Risk Officer
AIG Executive and Industry Veteran Taking on Role as Jason Berkey Joins AIG
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- April 3, 2014
United Guaranty Corporation has named Tom Parrent Chief Risk Officer (CRO).
Parrent comes to United Guaranty from American International Group, Inc.
(AIG), where he had been Senior Managing Director of Asset Risk Analytics
within Corporate Enterprise Risk Management since 2012.
Parrent joined United Guaranty in Greensboro when former United Guaranty CRO
Jason Berkey was named Chief Portfolio Actuary for AIG’s Global Consumer
Insurance. Berkey joined United Guaranty as Corporate Actuary in January 2004,
became Chief Actuary, and then CRO. The moves reflect AIG’s dedication to
optimizing talent utilization companywide.
“Tom Parrent brings a wealth of experience to our team in a crucial role,”
said United Guaranty President and CEO Donna DeMaio. “Under his leadership,
we’ll enhance the Performance Premium^® pricing introduced in 2009 by Jason
Berkey’s team. By providing better rates for quality loans, this risk-based
platform creates certainty for lenders and savings for consumers.”
Prior to joining AIG, he was CRO for a large U.S. mortgage insurer and has
held senior management positions at a number of major financial institutions,
including GMAC ResCap, ABN AMRO, and Lincoln Capital Management.
Parrent holds a bachelor’s in economics from Princeton University and an MBA
in statistics and finance from the University of Chicago.
With the addition of Parrent, John Gaines was named Senior Vice
President–Chief Underwriting Officer and will join United Guaranty’s Policy
Committee. Gaines, who has been with United Guaranty for 16 years, was
previously SVP–Deputy Chief Risk Officer.
About United Guaranty^1
United Guaranty Corporation and its subsidiaries provide certainty to mortgage
lenders through world-class underwriting, quality risk solutions, and dynamic
pricing available through Performance Premium,^® the industry’s only MI
pricing that is truly risk-based. Established in Greensboro, North Carolina,
in 1963, United Guaranty is a company of American International Group, Inc.
^1 United Guaranty is a marketing term for United Guaranty Residential
Insurance Company and United Guaranty Mortgage Indemnity Company. United
Guaranty and Performance Premium are registered marks. Coverage is available
through admitted company only.
United Guaranty Corporation
Jo Fleischer, Director – Media Relations
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