Scott Shader Joins CopperPoint as Chief Operating Officer

PHOENIX, Arizona - CopperPoint Insurance Companies, a leader in workers compensation insurance, announces Scott Shader has joined the company as chief operating officer.

With more than 30 years' insurance experience, Shader has extensive knowledge in commercial lines insurance, including expertise in analysis, building and running businesses with P&L responsibility, product underwriting and technology oversight.

"I'm so pleased to have Scott join the CopperPoint executive team," said Marc Schmittlein, President & CEO of CopperPoint. "His industry expertise will be a great asset as we chart the next steps in CopperPoint's strategic growth and expansion plans."

Prior to joining CopperPoint, Shader was executive vice president at Endurance Express, a commercial lines carrier. Before that, he was executive vice president at Axis Express Solutions, Axis Capital. Prior to Axis, Shader was with the Hanover Insurance Group where he served as president, Small Commercial; chief operations officer, Commercial Lines; and vice president, Small Commercial and Business Development.  He also held executive leadership positions with The Willis Group, St. Paul Travelers Companies; and Hartford Financial Services and Insurance Group.

Shader holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, and graduated summa cum laude from State University New York (SUNY) in Oswego, N.Y.

About CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, CopperPoint provides workers compensation insurance coverage to more than 12,000 businesses and their employees; In addition, the company also offers other business insurance products including property and casualty coverage.

As a leading advocate of workplace safety, CopperPoint provides businesses with safety resources. For more information, visit

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