Founder & EVP for Strategy and Strategic Partnerships

Dave Bradford is Founder & EVP for Strategy and Strategic Partnerships at Advisen. Dave is also a founder of Advisen.

As Chief Strategy Officer, Dave monitors market trends and advises the CEO and fellow Executive Committee members on strategic developments that impact our ability to fully serve our clients.

As Director of Strategic Partnership Development, he cultivates and manages relationships with companies with complementary products and services.

Prior to co-founding Advisen in 2000, Dave spent 20 years in the reinsurance industry in underwriting, actuarial and strategy development roles. Most recently he was with Swiss Re where he served as Head of Treaty Underwriting for North American Re and was Senior Vice President in charge of the Global & National Division of Swiss Re America.

Dave received an MM degree in Music History from University of Missouri and a BM in Performance from University of Illinois. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and is regularly quoted in insurance and business publications.

Dave is based in New York, NY.