National Practice Advisor – Professional Risk Practice, Wells Fargo Insurance Services
Mario Paez is a vice president in the Wells Fargo Insurance Professional Risk Practice located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He specializes in management and professional liability insurance with a focus on technology errors & omissions, professional liability and network security & privacy liability insurance coverages. In this role, he provides
consultative services, market negotiation, policy analysis and placement, contract review, policy administration, and claims advocacy services on behalf of clients. He assists clients with analyzing professional liability and network security risks and provides risk management consulting for a variety of industries focusing on risk transfer and breach response solutions.
Mario has more than 14 years of experience in the insurance industry, the last 10 as a broker in the Professional Risk Practice. Prior to joining Wells Fargo Insurance, Mario was an underwriter at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies in the Executive Protection Practice (Minneapolis, MN).
He speaks on various panels relating to the topics of professional liability and network security & privacy liability for all industry classes. He also conducts seminars on behalf of our local and regional offices.
Mario received his certification as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Mario also received his Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) designation from the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). He has also served for a number of years as a steering committee member of the local PLUS chapter.
Mario earned his B.A. in Economics with an emphasis in Finance from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN (cum laude) and his M.A. in Politics, Economics and Business (MBA equivalent) from Claremont Graduate University/Drucker School of Management in Claremont, CA (summa cum laude).