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Beth Riczko

Underwriting Group and Product Leader, Westfield Group


Beth has over 25 years of experience in the property-casualty insurance industry in  a  variety of  roles.   She  presently serves as the  Group  Underwriting and Product Leader.   In this role, she shares responsibility with the Insurance Operations Leader for execution of the P&C strategy to ensure profitable growth. Her team includes the actuarial, personal and commercial product management, analytics, risk services, premium audit and commercial services functions.

Beth previously served as the Group Analytics Leader at Westfield. Prior to joining Westfield in 2007, Beth operated her own insurance agency for two years, selling the business before joining Westfield.  Before that, Beth spent several years at Ohio Casualty Group, a publicly-traded, top 50 property-casualty insurer. She served in a number of senior leadership roles including President of Insurance Operations, Chief Operating Officer – Personal Lines Division, Chief Actuary, and Senior Vice President of Financial and Treasurer.

Beth is a graduate of Muhlenberg College with a BS degree in Mathematics and Physics.  She also has an MBA from Walden University.  Beth also completed the University of Michigan Executive Program.  Beth is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.  She is a Certified  Management  Accountant  and  a  Certified  Financial  Manager.     In addition, Beth holds seventeen designations from the American Institute for Chartered   Property   Casualty   Underwriters   (The   Institutes)   including   the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.

Beth and her husband Chuck reside in Hamilton, Ohio. They enjoy travel and spending time with their three teenage children.