Eric L. Dove, Chief Underwriting Officer
Excess Reinsurance Underwriters, Inc.
Mr. Dove is a Principal of ELD Consulting Group, Ltd., a fee based consultancy specializing in large ERISA and governmental group health and welfare plans.
Additionally, Eric currently serves as the Chief Underwriting Officer for Excess Reinsurance Underwriters, Inc. Excess Re is a national, full service managing general underwriter specializing in employer stop loss and excess loss insurance products and reinsurance solutions.
Prior to joining Excess Re, Eric served as Chief Underwriting Officer for HIIG-Elite Underwriting. Prior to HIIG’s acquisition of Elite in January of 2015, Eric had served as President of Elite Underwriting Services and the President of Elite Group Consulting (Fall 2010-2014).
A graduate of the University of Connecticut with a degree in Economics and 29 years in the health insurance industry, Eric joined Elite from BlueCross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA). At BCNEPA Eric was responsible for the P&L of the Group business including the Commercial, Self-funded, Governmental and Labor Group Segments. In this role, Mr. Dove providing operational leadership for Underwriting, Sales, Sales Support, Policy Issuance, Enrollment/Billing, and Credit/Collections. Eric joined BCNEPA in the Winter of 1999.
Prior to BCNEPA, Eric served as Vice President, Sales and Account Management at Southern Health Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Coventry Health Care, Inc. Prior to Southern Health, he spent two years with Trigon BlueCross as a Director of Financial Underwriting and Actuarial Services.
Eric began his career in 1987 with Aetna Health Plans in Connecticut, holding numerous positions eventually relocating to Richmond, Virginia as Director, Account Management.
Eric lives in N.E. Pennsylvania with his wife, Susan. Eric’s son, Elijah, is currently attending one of the Federal Service Academies and Mikayla is attending Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, MI.