Chris Zuccarini, President
Chris is the President of Cornerstone Professional Liability Consultants and has been working in the industry for over 26 years. Chris manages the day-to-day operations of Cornerstone, as well as negotiates carrier contracts and monitors retention and new business production. Chris specializes in large group accounts with an emphasis on Radiology, Orthopedics, Anesthesia, and Neurosurgery. Chris’ goal in forming Cornerstone was to provide physicians and groups long-term relationships by offering superior service and affordable quality coverage. Cornerstone currently manages over $55 million in professional liability premiums in the states of PA, NJ, DE, CT, MA, RI and NY. A native to the Philadelphia area, Chris is a graduate of Villanova University. He currently resides in Paoli, Pennsylvania with his wife and 5 children and enjoys spending time with family and friends. He is an avid golfer and likes to spend time in Avalon, New Jersey during the summer.
Regina Wintz, Vice President of Operations
Regina joined Cornerstone in April 2002 as a Senior Account Manager and was promoted to Vice President of Operations in January 2010. Regina’s professional liability career began in 2000 and since joining Cornerstone, she has worked with many physicians and physician groups providing them with exceptional service. She currently handles the majority of our agency’s largest accounts in addition to many operational aspects of the agency. Regina graduated from Villanova University in June 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. She currently resides in Ardmore, Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Michael Henry, Vice President
Michael joined Cornerstone in December 2002 and is currently Vice President of our agency. Michael distinguishes his business from the competitors by his commitment to providing the highest level of client service and support. He is extremely effective in establishing and sustaining rewarding customer relationships built on strong customer focus and mutual trust. Michael has vast experience insuring & servicing large medical groups including multi-practice mergers. Michael is dedicated to helping you and your fellow physicians find affordable medical malpractice insurance with a reliable professional liability insurance provider. Whether you are an individual doctor, a medical group, clinic, surgery center or hospital, we have the right program for you. Michael is native to the Philadelphia area and currently lives in Wayne, Pennsylvania with his wife and 3 children. He graduated from Archbishop John Carroll High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Millersville University in Lancaster, PA in 1988.
Scott Palde, Vice President
Scott joined Cornerstone in 2007 as a Senior Account Executive and was promoted to Vice President in May 2013. Scott is a fully licensed insurance agent and has over 15 years of experience in leadership and management roles. Before coming to Cornerstone, Scott led customer service and the inside sales team for a midsized company and worked with a Fortune 500 company in an operations role leading over 1000 employees. Scott has his B.S. in Engineering and an M.B.A in Financial Management, both from Drexel University. Since coming to Cornerstone, he has saved doctors thousands of dollars on their malpractice insurance and has provided exceptional service and advice. Scott grew up in New York on Long Island and currently lives outside of Philadelphia with his wife and three children.
Jennifer Negley, Senior Account Executive
Jenn joined Cornerstone in 2002 as an Account Executive and has over 17 years of extensive industry experience. Jenn has worked with several thousand physicians throughout her career, starting as an Account Manager and presently as a Senior Account Executive. She currently holds her property and casualty licenses in multiple states throughout the northeast region, where she continues to focus on providing new and existing clients with cost effective solutions. A native of Delaware, Jenn has resided in the Philadelphia area since graduating from Drexel University. She currently lives in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania with her spouse of 13 years and their two children.
Erin Rodgers, Account Executive
Erin joined Cornerstone in November 2010 as an Account Executive after working as a malpractice insurance broker for Argent Professional Insurance Agency. She previously worked as an agent for Conventus Inter-Insurance Exchange, as well as in the medical device industry at Medline Industries for over 5 years. She received a B.S. in Psychology and minor in Gerontology from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 1999. Erin holds her property, casualty, health, and life insurance licenses in New Jersey and New York, and has extensive professional sales training.
Catherine Hayden, Account Executive
Catherine joined Cornerstone in June 2011 as an Account Executive after obtaining her property and casualty insurance license. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh in April 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Communications and a Certificate in Corporate & Community Relations. While attending the University of Pittsburgh she was a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, a national leadership and honors organization, and the Women’s Club Lacrosse Team. A Philadelphia area native, Catherine attended the Country Day School of Sacred Heart in Bryn Mawr. She currently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Susan Thorn, Senior Account Director
Susan has worked at Cornerstone for over 10 years as an Account Manager and is currently our Senior Account Director. She previously worked for CitiCapital (formerly Fidelity Leasing) as a Team Leader for Operations. Susan enjoys spending her weekends biking on the Schuylkill Trail and walking in Valley Forge National Park. She also enjoys traveling.
Susan currently resides in Malvern, Pennsylvania.
Amy Thistle, Senior Account Director
Amy joined Cornerstone in August 2005 as an Account Manager. Amy previously held a supervisor position at Commerce Bank after attending Widener University, where she studied Communications and Business Management. Amy enjoys the beach and spending time with her family. She now resides in Lower Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania with her husband Tom, son Trey, daughter Lily, and stepson Tommy.
Rachel Casey, Senior Account Manager
Rachel joined Cornerstone Professional Liability Consultants in June 2008 as an Account Manager. She received a degree in Communications from Widener University, where she played on the women’s basketball team. Rachel currently coaches a summer-league basketball team for high school girls. She currently resides in Aston, Pennsylvania with her husband Jeff.
Maggie Brinker, Business Development Coordinator
Maggie joined Cornerstone in October 2009 as an Account Manager and Executive Assistant. She graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in August 2009, earning a Bachelor of Science in Economics and minor in Labor Studies and Employment Relations. While attending PSU, she was an active member of Penn State’s Greek Life and Dance Marathon. Originally from Cape May, NJ, Maggie enjoys spending time with family and friends down the shore. She currently lives in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.
Marge Patterson, Administrative Assistant
Marge has been with Cornerstone Professional Liability Consultants as an Administrative Assistant since 2002. She holds her casualty insurance license in Pennsylvania and has worked in the commercial insurance industry for nearly 20 years. Marge grew up in Delaware County, PA and attended Cardinal O’Hara High School and Delaware County Community College. She lives outside of Philadelphia and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Mary Braunsberg, Senior Account Manager Mary joined Cornerstone in June 2014. Prior to Cornerstone, Mary worked as an Underwriter at Professional Casualty Association for 8 years. During her time there she earned her Associates Degree in General Studies and a Certificate of Accounting from Montgomery County Community College. Mary spends most weekends at her parents’ beach house in Wildwood Crest, playing golf at her local golf course or hanging out with close friends and family. She currently resides in Royersford, Pennsylvania with her husband Harvey and son Ryan. She is also blessed with 3 step-sons Josh, Jordan and Justin.