Contractor Managing General Insurance Agency, Inc. is PLEASED to announce NEW T-LISTED A XII Carrier

NEW Capacity, SAME Great Service

We are proud to offer our new specialty contract surety program for your contractors and subcontractors that don’t “fit” your Standard Market Surety Programs.

Contractor Managing General Insurance Agency, Inc. (CMGIA) concentrates solely on the needs of construction professionals nationwide. We are strongly committed to this marketplace, work enthusiastically with brokers to provide the best solutions for their clients.

We offer competitive pricing in our ‘A’ Rated Surety Bond Program.

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Meet Our Staff

s-shearStephanie H. Shear

CMGIA is owned and operated by its president, Stephanie H. Shear, who has over 35 years’ experience in the surety industry. Stephanie H. Shear has experience on both sides of the surety industry. She was the underwriting manager of a nationwide surety program for an MGU in California as well as underwriting California contractors as the supervising underwriter for a California surety company and multiple years of experience as an agent/broker for contractors doing bonded work in California.

gabriella-grady-photoGabriella Grady
Senior Underwriter

Gabriella has over 20 years’ experience in both the surety and construction mortgage industry. She spend over 9 years with a California surety company working her way up from bond clerk to senior underwriter handling the major accounts for the carrier as well as being in charge of the collateral program for the surety. While in the mortgage industry she did not only residential mortgages but construction loans for some of the major California lenders.

stacey-garcia-photoStacey Garcia

Stacey, our newest underwriter, has over 20 years’ experience in both the surety and mortgage industries as well as having spent time working at a large General Insurance Agency specializing in commercial insurance products. She worked at a local California surety company as an underwriter working on a large variety of contractors in various fields of the construction industry throughout the state. She continues to bring her “Can Do” attitude with her and is both fast and knowledgeable to help get the job done.

l-taylorLatanya Taylor

Latanya has been in the insurance industry for the last 27 years, starting her career on the commercial insurance side of the industry. She’s worked for several large brokerage houses and joined CMGIA over 2 years ago as a General Liability underwriter. She’s transitioned into a surety using her years of experience underwriting contractors GL and construction risks.

e-santos-photoElizabeth Santos
Jr. Underwriter Trainee

Elizabeth joined CMGIA over 3 years ago as a clerk but with a surety underwriter’s natural curiosity has become an up and coming underwriter trainee and strong part of our team. Currently Elizabeth heads up our “Fast-Track” credit underwriting program as well as handling bond line and rider change order requests.

s-giggles-phontShirley Giggles
Compliance/Accounting Supervisor

Shirley joined our team 4 years ago and has been an important part of the CMGIA family. She has a combined total of over 25 years’ experience in the Accounting, Claims and Compliance departments of various large brokerage houses. Her expertise and knowledge keeps us up to date and running as a smooth ship.

gail-nicholson-photoGail Nicholson
Status Coordinator

Gail has been with CMGIA for the last 2 years and brings a wealth of knowledge from her previous experiences. Having worked with her husband (an attorney) for years, she knows how to get the information she needs and has done a fabulous job running our status program. She gets answers from obligee’s and helps us close out our completed bonds and allows us to be on top of our principals work programs and job performance.