Meet our Team

Meet our Team 2019-05-17T12:00:36+00:00

 

SOUTH COAST SURETY STAFF

On Call For Your Surety Needs

 

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ADMINISTRATION

STEVEN SWARTZ

PRESIDENT/CEO

Steven Swartz founded South Coast Surety with his wife Nicki Swartz twenty years ago. Steve passed away on May 8, 2019 and will be dearly missed. Please read our press release for more information. He will be missed by our team, longtime clients, partners, community and the surety industry.

 

KELLY SPECHT

VP OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS

Kelly coordinates and manages all facets of office production for all Surety Bond Departments. Kelly heads the administration department. She supports the commercial and contract bond production programs. Kelly is a fully licensed producer with licenses in most states. She interacts with new applicants and the market underwriters.

 

DEBBIE MCGILLIGAN

SUPERVISOR OF ACCOUNTING / CUSTOMER SERVICE

Debbie is responsible for overseeing all account payables and collections Debbie reconciles all bank and market statements Debbie also provides support for new commercial bond production and the Wholesale Commercial Bond department

 

UNDERWRITING / ACCOUNT MANAGERS

KANDIS GREGORY

AVP UNDERWRITING

Kandis has worked hard to establish a place in the world of surety. She provides underwriting support for Commercial Surety and Contract Surety accounts and broker submitted cases. She works directly with our surety markets and oversees our account managers.

 

BOND PRODUCERS

RICHARD FORD

Contract Surety Representative

Richard provides contract surety support to new and established surety accounts, as well as for select insurance brokers.

BOND PLACEMENT / EXECUTION / CUSTOMER SERVICE

PHYLLIS DRAUGHON

MANAGER OF CUSTOMER SERVICE, MARKETING (PLACEMENT), RENEWALS AND ISSUANCE

Phyllis supervises the Oversees (Marketing) and Issuance Departments She manages the submission for approval of commercial surety bonds. Phyllis interacts with her staff and the market underwriters.

SHARON COONEY

SUPERVISOR OF CUSTOMER SERVICE

Sharon supervises all of Customer Service, She also Places Commercial Surety Bonds and Renewal Business with the Markets. She assists in the processing commercial bond renewal reconciliation and billings. Sharon interacts with the market underwriters on new commercial business and on renewing surety bonds.

 

DEREK SYME

BOND EXECUTION

Derek supports both bond placement and customer service generating new and renewal bond documentation and billings. Derek interacts with all surety bond production staff.

SYDNEY FINK

BOND EXECUTION

Sydney coordinates Surety Bond Production as a part time employee. She supports bond production processed with our on line systems and our on-line market programs along with all manual production and program production. Sydney interacts with all surety bond production staff.

 

Stacey Davenport

CUSTOMER SERVICE / BOND PRODUCTION

Stacey supports commercial bonds incoming, documentation and billings. Stacey interacts with all surety bond production staff.

 

Bethany Johnson

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Bethany supports the contract bonding team, existing contract clients, and our commercial bonding team when needed. Bethany by default of being a millennial serves as in-house IT support. Bethany interacts with all surety bond production staff.