Lawrence E. Harb
President & CEO
Mr. Harb, as President
and CEO of IT Risk Managers, Inc., brings with him all of the experience
needed to manage a wholesale operation specializing in niche' insurance
products. Mr. Harb has directed the start up of five different companies
and has over 25 years experience in the insurance and financial
Prior to forming IT Risk Managers, Inc., Mr. Harb was a founding partner
in the firm of J.S. Wurzler Underwriting Managers, Inc. (Wurzler).Wurzler was the first company to
underwrite Internet insurance for Lloyds of London. At Wurzler, Mr. Harb spent almost two years
working with the agent and broker channel, educating them on how to market the WiSP (Website
Insurance and Security Program) products.
Before joining Wurzler, Mr. Harb spent a number of years with Aon Corporation,
one of the world’s largest insurance brokers. In addition to starting
two subsidiaries for Aon, Mr. Harb was appointed Chairman and CEO
of Financial Solutions, an Aon holding company. There, he was responsible for six companies that specialized
in underwriting Property, Causality, and Professional Liability
insurance for financial institutions. These six companies combined had over 100 employees, in nine
offices and produced over $70 million in insurance premiums.
Throughout Mr. Harb's career, he has also owned his own NASD licensed securities
broker firm; started the capital markets unit for a major Chicago
money center bank; has taught as an adjunct professor and co-authored
the book entitled, Reinventing the Retail Bank, published
1993 by Probus Publishing.
Mr. Harb received a Bachelors of Science degree from Northern Illinois
University in Management (‘75) and a Masters of Management degree
from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management (‘93).
He currently sits on the board of two Internet mutual funds, two
privately held corporations and a number of local not-for-profit
organizations. He and his wife, Pam reside in Okemos, Michigan.