Matt Zehner is Vice President, Surety Information & Analysis for Roanoke and has been involved in the international trade segment of the insurance field for over 25 years. He has held upper management positions in both agency and insurance company operations. Matt is involved with Roanoke’s customs and OTI bond product which includes monitoring current events for changes in the legal and regulatory environment and working closely with federal agencies and industry trade associations concerning changes impacting the international trade industry and its surety products.
Matt is an active member with the International Trade Surety Association and is a well-regarded speaker. He has made presentations on CBP, FMC and related surety matters to various trade and importer associations throughout the United States, and before groups in Canada, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, Singapore, South Africa and Switzerland.
Roanoke Insurance Group is a sales, service and underwriting organization specializing in insurance and bond solutions for international trade and transportation. Roanoke is a subsidiary of Munich Re as well as an affiliate of Munich Re Syndicate, Ltd., and is the North American primary insurer of marine insurance and customs bonds for this worldwide organization. Roanoke Insurance Group employs approximately 200 employees across 10 U.S. locations with its focus on providing targeted insurance solutions backed by agile service and technology.
￼The regulation of trade continues to evolve through new laws, new regulations, precedent-setting court decisions and changes to policies and procedures adopted by various federal agencies. Staying well informed and understanding the changes is one of the characteristics that distinguishes Roanoke. Empowering our employees with this information enables us to continually meet and exceed the expectations of our clients, our insurance markets and our organization.
– Matt Zehner