The upside of using Our People to Your Advantage is one of the defining benefits of employing HUB International CONSTRUCTION as your trusted insurance advisors. Our company’s founder Herb Osen always stressed the importance of Our People. He felt the key to great relationships is timely, exceptional and holistic service. Our sales and service staff have expertise managing full portfolios for our clients. In addition to years of expertise in serving Residential, Commercial and Industrial Developers & Contractors, our HUB International CONSTRUCTION team also specializes in working with Mining Contractors.
Your Construction Insurance Team
Rob Lightfoot is the Mining & Construction Practice Leader at the Vancouver offices of HUB International. Rob specializes in providing customized solutions to Construction and Mining companies of various sizes with operations around the world.
Rob has been in the insurance industry since 2002. Prior to joining HUB International, he was Vice President of the Construction and Design Industry practice group for a large international insurance brokerage. Rob has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Ferris State University. He has completed his Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) and Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designations.
Specialties: General Liability, Wrap-up Liability, Property, Course of Construction, Business Interruption/Delay in Start Up, Professional Liability, Risk Management, Mining.
Derek May is the Residential & Commercial Construction Specialist at HUB International in downtown Vancouver. Derek helps builders & developers identify, understand and mitigate their risks with customized insurance and risk management solutions. As a former employee of a New Home Warranty provider in British Columbia, Derek brings a strong background in the many sides of construction insurance.
In addition to his insurance experience, Derek holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business –Entrepreneurship from Northern Michigan University where he graduated with honours. Derek also holds a Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation and his Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation.
Specialties: Property, Course of Construction, General Liability, Wrap-up Liability, Risk Management, Bonding, Cyber Liability.
Roz Wishinski is Vice President, Marketing at HUB International Insurance Brokers. She joined HUB International in 1986 as a Senior Commercial Account Executive. With over 30 years of insurance experience, she continues to market and manage the insurance portfolios of numerous large corporate clients. In addition to her industry experience, Roz holds designations as a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Canadian Certified Insurance Broker (CAIB).
Ray Monteith is Senior Vice President and Risk Control Services Leader of HUB International’s Canadian operations. Ray works out of the Burnaby, BC office and joined the HUB Group of Companies in 2014.
For the past fifteen years, Ray has been a Risk Management Consultant providing evaluations and risk mitigation strategies to a broad range of clients, including various agencies of federal, provincial, and municipal governments across Canada. He has also worked extensively with institutions, universities, heavy industry, and major insurance companies.
Prior to joining HUB International, Ray served as the Director of Regional Operations for SCM Risk Management Services, where he was responsible for RMS operations throughout the four western provinces and the territories. Prior to that role, Ray spent six years with the Insurers' Advisory Organization (IAO) as a Senior Loss Control Consultant assuming responsibility for highly protected commercial risks, special hazard and institutional surveys, as well as construction plan reviews, course of construction inspections, municipal liability surveys, and municipal fire protection evaluations with the Fire Underwriters Survey. Ray has also been engaged in research on hazardous materials decontamination protocols with the Simulation and Training Exercise Collaboratory (SIMTEC) project through the Office of Applied Research at the Justice Institute of British Columbia.
As Risk Control Services Leader with HUB International, Ray is responsible for directly managing and servicing the Risk Services Team in Western Canada, as well as working closely with HUB’s Canadian corporate and regional leadership to ensure HUB’s Risk Services Team is fully coordinated and deployed across the nation. Ray also sits on HUB International’s Risk Services Leadership Team.
Ray holds a Master of Arts degree in Disaster and Emergency Management from Royal Roads University, as well as the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation. He is a member of the Society for Risk Analysis, the Risk and Insurance Management Society, and the Global Risk Management Institute.
With his broad technical experience and leadership in property protection, life safety, and organizational resilience, Ray is a key contributor and valuable member of HUB International, and a trusted advisor to our many clients.