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Ms. Theresa Severson

VP, Insurance & Risk Management,
Retail Properties of America, Inc.
Silver MVP

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Oak Brook, IL
United States


Theresa Severson, Vice President Insurance & Risk Retail Properties of America, Inc. With 30 years of insurance experience, Mrs. Severson is an accomplished team leader whose strategic skills has built and oversees an insurance and captive program with $3 billion in TIV and 138 locations. In her role, Mrs. Severson oversees the insurance risk management for both the operations and corporate exposures. In addition, she is responsible for the captive program, contact management and claims management functions. Mrs. Severson has been with RPAI since 2008. Prior to joining RPAI, Mrs. Severson was with Mesirow Financial as a Sr. Quality Controller and a Sr. Account Manager with Dann Insurance handling real estate owners and developer's insurance programs. Mrs. Severson received her B.S. in Economics from Illinois State University and is a certified Management Liability Insurance Specialist.?


Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois, United States

Job History

Retail Properties of American, Inc.
Vice President, Insurance & Risk
Oak Brook, IL, United States
November 2008 - present

Mesirow Financial
Sr. Quality Assurance Advisor
June 1999 - August 2008

Dann Insurance
Sr. Account Mgr
Bannockburn, IL, United States
March 1994 - June 1999

Morency, Weible & Sapa, Inc.
Naperville , IL, United States
August 1988 - March 1994