RISK MANAGEMENT, LOSS PREVENTION, CLAIM MANAGEMENT, CONTRACT REVIEW ALL DESIGNED AROUND MANAGING THE COST OF INSURANCE AND PROTECTING YOUR FIRM.
R.J. Dean & Associates/Professional Liability Insurers was founded by Bob Dean in 1991 providing specialized insurance products and customized risk management services for Architects and Engineers. Today we provide similar programs also serving Certified Public Accountants.
Property & Casualty
Property & Liability
Auto & Umbrella
Life & Disability
Long Term Care
Our work on your behalf is designed to bring all aspects of your Risk Management and Insurance Program together in a manner that work best for you! Please let us show you how.
We do What's Right for you!
To serve professional firms as members of their trusted advisors team by providing:
- Insurance and Risk Management Services unique to their needs
- Claims assistance liaison services with their insurer
- Loss prevention resources and services
- Contract Review
- CE Accredited Training and Education
WHO WE ARE
R.J. Dean & Associates/Professional Liability Insurers is independently owned and locally operated.
We will assist you in finding the right combination of tailored, personalized insurance coverage.
R.J. Dean & Associates represents many of New Mexico’s finest professional services firms. Our expert knowledge of professional liability exposures translates into critical advantages for our clients. We are the only agency that is a Professional Liability Agent Network (P.L.A.N.) in New Mexico.
We are dedicated to serving the A&E industry, which includes individual A&E firms to the largest companies in the state. We are dedicated to helping your industry and the professionals that work so hard every day to make our lives better. And we thank you!
Bob Dean ~ President
Bob Dean is founder of R. J. Dean & Associates, an insurance agency established in Albuquerque, NM on July 1, 1991. He has been in the commercial insurance business since 1970 and has specialized in providing professional liability (errors & omissions) insurance since 1982.
Bob has been active in local design professional organizations and was named the Allied Member of the Year by the AIA Albuquerque Chapter in 2012 and was named the Outstanding Member of the New Mexico Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies in 2014.
Bob earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University in 1970 and has worked for Chubb & Son and Alexander & Alexander (AON) prior to forming his own business.
James Lyons ~ Vice President
James Lyons is the Vice President of R.J. Dean & Associates and has been in the Commercial Insurance business for 34 years. Prior to joining R.J. Dean & Associates, James served as the Chief Underwriting Officer for Mountain States Insurance Group managing Underwriting, Risk Management and Loss Control. James’ Underwriting/Risk Management background has been with the Commercial Construction Industry, Oil and Gas Industry and of course Professional Liability.
James began his career in insurance with USF&G Insurance after his graduation from college in 1985. James graduated from New Mexico State University with a BBA in Finance and continues to serve NMSU as a member of the Business Advisory Council within the College of Business. James is very active with ABC - Associated Builders & Contractors, AIA Albuquerque and Santa Fe and ACEC.
Eloise Hughes ~ Account Manager
Eloise Hughes is the Account Manager for R.J. Dean & Associates and has been with the agency since 2007. Eloise has been in the Insurance industry since 1980 specializing in Professional Liability. Eloise is an Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR).
As the agency Account Manager, Eloise provides daily assistance for our Architects, Engineers, Surveyors, Environmental Engineers and CPA’s and their insurance needs as well as managing the agency service operations.
Melissa Dean ~ Customer Service Representative
Melissa Dean is the Customer Service Representative for R.J. Dean & Associates and has been with the agency since 2008. Melissa graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education.
Melissa’s focus on customer service is responding to client request for certificates of insurance, policy information and quotes for property, casualty and workers compensation, as timely as possible.
In addition to servicing the needs of our customers, Melissa assists in the continuing education requirements and organizing our Risk Management seminars.
R.J. DEAN & ASSOCIATES
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