Crystal R. Brown (Moderator)
Crystal R. Brown joined TDC Specialty Underwriters, Inc. (TDCSU) in the fall of 2019 as Vice President, Hospitals Underwriting. Crystal brings over 30 years of underwriting experience to this role, along with deep industry knowledge of the E&S market. Prior to joining TDCSU, she led the national underwriting platform for the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, The Doctors Company. She oversaw policy development, underwriting portfolio management, alternative risk solutions, underwriting infrastructure and systems development administration, continuous improvement, due diligence support, and talent development. Crystal also served as healthcare zone leader for CNA, where she oversaw underwriting at 10 branch offices focused on the healthcare segment.
She is a graduate of the Advanced Leadership Program at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She earned a master’s in public administration (MPA) in Health Services Management from New York University, and a bachelor’s degree in English from Amherst College. She is a member of PLUS and is a Business Insurance Women to Watch Foundation Board Member, former Women to Watch Ambassador and 2018 Business Insurance Women to Watch Honoree. She is also a Board Member of Youth Educational Mentoring Basketball Association (YEMBA) and Advisory Board Member for the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreation Center (BHCCRC). She also served on the Underwriting Committee for the Medical Professional Liability Association and the CBS Underwriting Study Group. She is a moderator for the 2022 PLUS Healthcare & Medical PL Symposium.