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Travis Shaffer

Surety Manager

Responsibilities
Travis Shaffer is the Surety Manager for Conner Strong & Buckelew. He oversees the surety bond operation and its existing book of business. Shaffer is also responsible for maintaining and further developing relationships with existing clients as well as the placement of new business. In addition, he focuses on marketing Conner Strong & Buckelew’s bond operations to acquire new business in the Mid-Atlantic region. He possesses strong relationships with key surety markets such as Liberty Mutual, Travelers, Chubb, Zurich, and CNA along with several other companies. These relationships are key to forging successful contractor-broker-surety relationships. Shaffer is actively engaged with our surety clients on various projects in the heavy highway, bridge, rail, and energy sectors.

Background
Shaffer comes to Conner Strong & Buckelew from Safeco/Liberty Mutual Surety. In this role, he managed a surety book in excess of $6 million, which included several heavy highway contractors and general contractors in the Mid-Atlantic region. Shaffer’s focus was on accounts with surety programs ranging in size from $100 million to $2 billion.

Education
Widener University – Masters of Business Administration
Shippensburg University – Bachelor’s degree

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