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Jennifer Schipf

With a professional and educational background in fine art, along with years of underwriting and claims experience, Jennifer empowers her team to create solutions for unusual domestic and international fine art risks.

Jennifer is our North America Fine Art and Specie manager and oversees fine art, jewelers block and general specie insurance. She’s been dedicated to the highly specialized niche market of fine art underwriting for more than eight years. Earlier, she held various roles in claims, settling losses and performing loss control assessments for insurance and loss adjusting firms.

Before entering the insurance industry, Jennifer held positions with the Chasen Museum of Art in Wisconsin and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history and economics from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science degree in interior architecture from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is actively engaged in many nonprofit fine art organizations, teaches fine art underwriting courses and regularly participates in industry educational conferences. She has served as the co-chair for the Arts and Records Committee of the Inland Marine Underwriters’ Association since 2010.

Recent Activities and Publications

– IMUA Fine Art Underwriting Course (2012 – 2013)
– Sotheby’s Fine Art Course – Continuing Education 2013
– ARCS Insurance Basics for the Museum World 2013

– Co-chair of the IMUA Arts & Records committee, 2010 – current
– State of New York Certified Instructor – Continuing Education

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