Jeff Derango is the President and CEO for Diamond Insurance. Jeff joined Diamond in November 1997, as the Regional Manager responsible for premium growth, agency selection, risk management, and profitability for a new territory. In July of 2001, Jeff was promoted to Associate VP of Loss Prevention where he became responsible for building a team and implementing a successful risk management model. In September 2005, Jeff was promoted to Vice President of Operations. Later, in 2007, he became the Vice President of Business Development.
Jeff was named President of Diamond Insurance Company in early 2010. Since that time, Diamond has enjoyed steady growth in capital and surplus and profitability. Jeff has piloted growth in new class codes and forged partnerships that provide a national platform for Diamond’s products and services. Jeff recently celebrated 20 years at Diamond Insurance.
Jeff is a graduate of Illinois State University where he earned a double major with a B.S. in Occupational Safety & Health and Industrial Technology.