Zerona leads a team of Middle Market Business Development and Underwriting experts within the General Industries practice. She joined the Nationwide organization in 2016 as an Underwriting Specialist before moving into a leadership role as Construction Underwriting Manager in 2018. In her current role as Director, Zerona is responsible for driving growth, profitability, retention and overall satisfaction with key distribution partners.
With over 20 years in the commercial Property & Casualty space, her background includes underwriting for Zurich, Chubb, Allied World and Philadelphia Insurance Companies. Her underwriting expertise spans 50 states for all lines of business.
Zerona holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Eastern University in Pennsylvania, along with the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Underwriting (AU) designations. She is an active member within the CPCU society at a local and national level; she was recently appointed as the Chair of the Emerging Leaders Committee.