Brian Schneider – Senior Director in Fitch Ratings’ North American insurance rating group
Brian C. Schneider is a Senior Director in Fitch Ratings’ North American insurance rating group. He joined Fitch in October 2000 after the merger of Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co. (DCR) and Fitch IBCA in June of that year. Brian serves as head of Fitch’s global reinsurance sector and has coverage responsibilities for property/casualty companies.
Previously, Brian spent eight years in the insurance industry in various corporate finance functions including capital management, internal reporting, investment accounting, and treasury. Most recently, he worked for CNA Financial Corporation in Chicago as a manager of capital planning and risk assessment with responsibilities for capital allocation and capital adequacy.
Brian earned a BS degree in finance and accounting with highest honors from DePaul University and an MBA in finance and econometrics with honors from the University of Chicago. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe). Brian is a member of the Illinois CPA Society.