Topic 2:    Obtaining Greater Bond Capacity, Even if Your Business has Challenges

One of the greatest challenges facing Hawaiian contractors is obtaining bond capacity to grow the enterprise.  Stephanie Shear with Contractors  Managing General Insurance (CMGIA) is a surety market that has an industry changing program available to help construction companies improve their bond program at standard surety rates.  CMGIA is the only insurance market on the islands that has this unique program.  Stephanie will present on strategies to help obtain bonding at the highest level without tying up valuable assets as collateral. 

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.  CMGIA is owned and operated by  Stephanie.