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Jason Peterson, CPCU, ARM

Jason Peterson, CPCU, ARM

Jason Peterson is the Chief Underwriting Officer of Specialty Managers Group (SMG) and AELC Risk Managers (AELCRM) and the Corporate Secretary of Architects & Engineers Insurance Company (AEIC).   Mr. Peterson serves on the Board of Directors of SMG, AELCRM and AEIC.


Jason attended Creighton University, receiving degrees in economics and political science. Mr. Peterson earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) designation in 1999 and his Associates in Risk Management (ARM) in 2000.  A member of the CPCU Society, Mr. Peterson is a licensed property/casualty and surplus lines agent in the State of Illinois and holds non-resident licenses in the State of Delaware.


Jason has been with SMG and its predecessor company for 25 years.  He serves as SMG’s Chief Underwriting Officer and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Company’s underwriting functions, including the planning and implementation of underwriting initiatives.  Mr. Peterson manages the underwriting functions and reports directly to the CEO.  All binders of insurance are reviewed and approved by Mr. Peterson.   Mr. Peterson also serves as the company’s liaison with the American Institute of Architects Trust in managing a commended personal lines insurance program to AIA members through Liberty Mutual.  In administering the AEIC program, his efforts also include business development, wherein he works to expand AEIC’s network of independent agents and help them more effectively present AEIC clients.  Mr. Peterson has served AEIC as a Director since 2000 and was elected Corporate Secretary in 2005.