Resilience Broadens National Footprint Adding Underwriting Strength naming Gavin Reed as EVP in Los Angeles

by | Apr 21, 2021

San Francisco, CA, April 21, 2021 – Resilience Cyber Insurance Solutions, providing comprehensive insurance coverage and patented cybersecurity tools to protect mid-market companies, has strengthened its underwriting team with the addition of Gavin Reed as Executive Vice President based in Los Angeles. Resilience is enhancing the services and solutions it delivers to clients continuing its strategic growth.

“Gavin will be a key leader for Resilience. We are very excited about the experience he brings and his ability to build relationships in a market we believe is being underserved today.” Says CJ Pruzinsky, Chief Underwriting Officer of Resilience Cyber Insurance Solutions.

Reed, joined Resilience effective April 19, bringing nearly 20 years of underwriting expertise, most recently as Assistant Vice President of Specialty Underwriting – Cyber/E&O/Media for CNA Insurance.

“We look forward to working with Gavin, who is a tremendous addition to the Resilience team. His leadership and expertise  well-positions their continued growth into the Western Region,” said Jeff Richardson, SVP, Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions. Resilience is the cyber program manager for Intact Insurance.

Throughout the past decade, Reed has been most notable for working on highly complex underwriting risks, employing diagnostic and systematic analysis.

“I’ve spent a great deal of time developing corporate strategy and team growth over the last several years so I’m very excited to join Resilience at this particular inception point.”

Reed spent 10 years in the London market in various broking and underwriting roles across all financial lines. He began his insurance career at Marsh as a broker before joining Hiscox and then CNA in London.

Reed holds an M.A. in International Relations from the University of East Anglia – School of Economic and Social Studies where he was captain of their football club. Reed is an avid surfer and snowboarder and will be based in Resilience’s Los Angeles office.

About Resilience

Resilience Cyber Insurance Solutions provides comprehensive insurance coverage and patented cybersecurity tools to protect mid-market companies. By bringing together security, insurance, and recovery, Resilience goes beyond risk transfer to help clients become cyber resilient. Resilience insurance, the cyber program manager of Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions – rated A+ by A.M. Best – leverages Cyber Meteorology, a proprietary data-driven risk analytics platform, to provide highly targeted coverage and allowing for a superior claims experience. Resilience is backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Founders Fund, CRV, Intact Ventures, UL Ventures, and John Thompson, Chairman of Microsoft. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.