"Build the people, so they can build the business."
My background includes over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. Currently I am the President-Owner of OIP, a highly regarded and respected KPO, specializing in Underwriting Assistant tasks with a keen focus on Commercial Excess & Surplus Lines business. My previous positions include Director of Underwriting at Catlin Specialty Insurance – Binding Authority Division and Vice President of Underwriting Central Region at Nautilus Insurance Company, both in Scottsdale, AZ.
"Be the change you want to see."
As a Managing Director of OIP, I have the ability to wear multiple hats. Very committed to professional and personal growth with enormous love for teaching people and passion for building leaders, making my unofficial title the Chief Heart Officer. Economic sciences degree, followed by an MBA program, prepared me for a career path in executive management. But only at OIP, I mastered governing strategic initiatives and developing expertise in change management.
"Work hard. It always pays off."
As the Director of Finance and Compliance, I get to identify and solve problems by looking at the big picture. My formal education was in the fields of statistics, IT, and quantitative finance at the Faculty of Economics, Belgrade. It provided a good base for today’s direction the world has taken – quantify everything. There is a house on a small peninsula I will own one day, I can show you the photos if you would like to see.
Director - Finance and Compliance
"Always move forward."
When looking back at the entire time spent at OIP since 2013, I am happy that I could impact the future and see how my decisions helped the company grow and change. Usually people get into insurance business by chance, but I have chosen this career through my formal education. When you know how to measure risks, it seems easy to take them. But building a good team, loving what you do and staying focused is what ultimately helps you succeed.
Senior Director of Operations
"To move forward you need to know the team has your back."
My OIP journey at OIP started back in 2013. As the Director of Business Technology, I consider myself, with the great support of my team as the backbone of the OIP InsurTech department, which continuously grows under my leadership since the inception. In my spare time, I enjoy playing with new technologies, finding ways to relate them to OIPR business, and improve customer experience. I have spent my youth days on the soccer field and now I am an avid trail runner.
Director of Business Technology
"Hunger for success and patience have no obstacles in one’s career path."
My every day consists of leading a group of talented colleagues while meeting the needs of valued partners in every day of the insurance business at the Operations Department. I have graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture, and have strong analytical skills and attention to detail. I have been enjoying this journey with OIP as of September 2013, going all the way to the Director Operations role. On top of that, In 2019 I have been recognized as the Best Manager of Development in Serbia. I am married with two kids.
Director of Operations
"Compare Yourself To Who You Were Yesterday, Not To Who Someone Else Is Today."
Being Director of Operations provides a challenging dynamic between resolving everyday problems and working on long term goals and strategies. Here at OIP, I am able to apply the knowledge of economics and diplomatics gathered at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade, Department of International Relations. Regardless of love for work, striving to reach Nietzsche’s definition of a free man and have two-thirds of the day for myself.
Director of Operations
"When we strive for progress over perfection, mistakes look less like failure and more like incredible growth opportunities"
I joined the OIP family in 2021, and it took little time to recognize the diverse talents of this experienced team. Professionally, my experience has been on the company side; starting my career at Nautilus Insurance Group then moving to Munich Re before joining OIP. Bringing a different perspective to the organization, I hope to add value through my 25 years in E&S, with experience in underwriting, marketing, business development, and leadership.
Director of Sales & Client Relations
"To succeed, do the right thing at the right time in the right place."
My broad experience in investment and financial management, combined with everyday motivation, passion, empathy, and commitment to work makes a winning combination that leaves a positive impact on my whole environment. Outside work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling, painting, growing flowers, exploring exotic culinary recipes, collecting medicinal herbs, watching the sky, and finding four-leaf clovers.
Director of Accounting and Investments
"Everything you can imagine is real. "
As Risk Manager at OIP my job involves overseeing our Quality Assurance Department as well as our ISO Compliance department. I enjoy helping our staff set up procedures that will add value and quality to our services. I majored in insurance at Singidunum University and received my CPCU designation in 2020.Outside of work I enjoy cooking and watching football, regardless of whether players wear helmets or not.
"Talent wins games, teamwork wins championships."
Years ago, I started my career at OIP and have worked on several different roles, realizing that developing talent and helping people reach their full potential is what drives me. Onboarding new team members, educating them on insurance and continuing to work with them through the years is an amazing experience. With the focus on connecting the insurance world, our corporate culture and my business communication educational background, I was able to help build our successful team.
Head of Talent and Development
" It is simple until you make it complicated."
In charge of improving productivity, reducing waste, eliminating unnecessary processes, and optimizing the workplace. I focus on analyzing current processes standards and metrics in order to provide solutions for improvements. I graduated from the Faculty of Organizational Sciences – department of Quality Control. Former professional water polo player and coach who is still enthusiastic about outdoor sports and running marathons/triathlons.
Process Improvement Manager
"The only limits are the ones you set yourself"
Working on various positions within Operations, Client Onboarding, Sales, InsurTech, AIA allowed me to get where I am now and contribute to company’s growth, development of new partnerships and opportunities. My formal education at Faculty of Political Sciences, International Relations opened the path to understanding different cultures, businesses and economics. Still, as each working day is over, I look to complete it with good yoga practice.
Head of Business Development
"Always on the watch."
The world is already so dependent on technology and as Head of IT you can never stop learning, and you are always driven forward into something new. I’ve studied Economics and specialized in the computer engineering field. When I was 7 years old, a PC entered my house, and passion for technology was born. Where most of my friends would buy a game and play it, I would explore computer systems, learn how to fix them, and to understand how they work.
Head of IT