Marianne Bonner Introduction Worked 30 years in the property-casualty insurance industry, including as an analyst and underwriter Holds numerous professional designations, including the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) Extensive knowledge of commercial insurance coverages and policy forms Experience Marianne Bonner covers a variety of small business insurance topics, from commercial insurance to policies and underwriting. A designated Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Marianne worked for 30 years in the property-casual insurance industry, including as an analyst and underwriter.Marianne began her insurance career as a casualty underwriter at the Continental Insurance Company. She went on to work for Maryland Casualty, Safeco, and Continental International. After 13 years in commercial underwriting, Marianne joined Marsh USA, a large insurance brokerage. At Marsh she served as a coverage analyst and vice president.Since 2010, Marianne has worked as a freelance writer and insurance consultant. Along with The Balance, she has written many articles for The Risk Report, a subscription publication distributed by the International Risk Management Institute. Education Marianne has a bachelor's degree in dietitics from the University of Delaware and a master's degree in business administration from Oklahoma City University. LiveAbout and Dotdash Meredith LiveAbout, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a reference site focused on entertainment, activities, and hobbies. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines. Read more from Marianne Bonner Handling Wrongful Death Claims Against Your Business Insuring Your Firm Against Contractor Negligence Top Risks for Small Business Owners What Are Valued Policy Laws? How to Secure Your Home-Based Business What Is Business Interruption Insurance? Buying Insurance Online Electronic Data Liability: What Small Businesses Need to Know How to Find the Right Agent or Broker 10 Home-Based Businesses You Can Start Right Now What Is a Business Owners Policy? Property Coverage for Riots, Vandalism, and Civil Commotion Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying Business Insurance How Small Businesses Can Address Rent Payment Issues What Is an Omnibus Clause? What Is Political Risk Insurance? What Is Commercial Casualty Insurance? What Is Aircraft Liability and Hull Insurance? What Is an Other Insurance Clause? What Is Leasehold Interest Coverage? What Is Incidental Medical Malpractice Insurance? What Is Defense Base Act Insurance? What Is Bodily Injury? What Is Equine Insurance?