With nearly two decades of experience in surety, underwriting and marketing, Kirk Welch serves as the Bonds Director for Lovitt & Touché, A Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company. He specializes in construction, commercial and international surety products for small, middle market, large regional, national and international companies.
Kirk brings extensive experience in contract, commercial, international and international reverse flow surety, from startup companies to the largest clients in the industry. A skilled relationship builder, he partners with clients and carriers to implement strategies and solutions to fulfill clients’ surety bond and business needs.
Prior to joining Lovitt & Touché in 2019, Kirk spent eight years at CNA Surety, most recently serving as the Phoenix Branch Manager.Kirk also worked on CNA Surety’s International team, providing bonding and reinsurance solutions in Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America, and working on multi-billion-dollar surety programs with large, multi-national clients performing work in the United States. He also served as a Home Office Underwriter for the company in Chicago, supporting multiple offices throughout the continental United States.
Kirk gained additional surety experience working as a Senior Surety Underwriter for SAFE CO Surety/Liberty Mutual Surety, handling Chicago,the state of Michigan and other territories.
Committed to advancing the industry, Kirk serves as Vice President of the Surety Association of Arizona.
Kirk earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He enjoys playing and watching sports,especially the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Cubs.