AICPA/FAF/NASBA “Blue-Ribbon Panel” on Standard Setting for Private Companies

Mark Vonnahme

Executive Vice President, Surety, Arch Insurance Group

Mark Vonnahme is the Executive Vice President of Surety for Arch Insurance Group which he joined in 2007. His responsibilities include underwriting, marketing and operations related to the surety business unit within Arch’s US insurance operations. His industry experience spans nearly 40 years, and Mr. Vonnahme previously served in a number of senior positions with CNA, having led their Surety business unit first as Chief Operating Officer, then President and CEO from 1996 until 2003. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Vonnahme was a member of the faculty of the University of Illinois where he was the Fox Family Distinguished Clinical Professor in the Finance department of the College of Business. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Casualty Actuarial Society and is former chairman of the Board of Directors of the Surety Association of America. Mr. Vonnahme is a certified public accountant, a member of the Illinois CPA Society and a past chair of the organization’s Construction Accounting Committee.