Republic Indemnity Insurance Company

Republic Indemnity Insurance Company
San Fernando Valley
Encino, CA 91416-0036
(818) 990 – 9860

Founded in 1945, Republic Indemnity Company is a subsidiary of American Financial Group, Inc. and a member of the Great American Insurance Group. American Financial Group is a publicly traded company on the NYSE/NASDAQ under the symbol AFG. Headquartered in Encino, California, the company provides workers’ compensation insurance all over the western United States. The company’s California offices are situated in Encino, San Francisco, and San Diego, while its other state operations are in Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Las Vegas, Nevada; Portland, Oregon; and Dallas, Texas.

As of March 27, 2009 Republic Indemnity is rated A or Excellent by A.M Best Company, a leading insurance-rating and information agency. Republic Indemnity has been rated A- (Excellent) or better by A.M. Best for over 30 years. The company’s many years of diversified workers’ compensation specialization makes it the best choice for employee injury coverage needs.

Since Republic Indemnity’s beginning more than half a century ago, it has provided service through workers’ compensation for small and medium-sized businesses in California and the western United States. Its experienced professionals blend approachable service to policyholders with innovation in creating personalized programs. Republic Indemnity boasts of a responsive customer service. The company’s entire key personnel have one primary objective: to serve its customers.

As a leader in workers’ compensation for decades, the company’s claims management team has been dynamically involved with business leaders in conveying the chief regulatory issues arising from workers’ compensation legislative reform. Demonstrating an understanding of these sensitive issues, workers’ compensation is the company’s only business, and this is why it knows its products very well. Republic Indemnity’s claims and loss control staff is able to work personally with employers and producers in producing cost-reducing solutions. Republic Indemnity has served customers ranging from single, large policyholders to groups exceeding 1,200 small business persons

Republic Indemnity takes pride in its experienced staff. On the average, employee tenure at Republic Indemnity goes beyond 11 years, with most of its personnel having more than 20 years of experience in the workers’ compensation business. The senior executives at Republic Indemnity are all experienced professionals with broad experience in workers’ compensation. These executive knows well all components of the business. They also work directly with producers and employers to give outstanding service and original programs.

Dwayne Marioni has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Republic Indemnity Company since 1996. He joined the company as the Vice President of the Northern California Division in 1984 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1986. He is currently responsible for Republic Indemnity’s overall operation. Dave Harkins is the Senior Underwriting Officer of Republic Indemnity since 1995. He joined Republic in June 1992 as Vice President, Home Office Underwriting, and was named Senior Vice President and appointed to the Board of Directors in January of 1995. His areas of responsibility include Underwriting, Premium Audit, Loss Control and Reinsurance purchasing. Dave Mitchell, on the other hand, has served as Senior Vice President, Home Office Claims, for Republic Indemnity since July 1994 and became a member of the Board of Directors in 1995. He coordinates governmental affairs for Republic Indemnity.

Republic Indemnity has approximately 201 to over 500 employees.