Mark C. Horton – Travelers Insurance

Underwriting Director – Banks & Diversified Financial Institutions

Bond & Specialty Insurance

Travelers Insurance

Mark C. Horton, 52, is the Underwriting Director of Banks & Diversified Financial Institutions in the Bond & Specialty Insurance business unit of Travelers Insurance.  In this role, he is responsible for managing and overseeing the company’s community bank business throughout the United States.  Bond & Specialty Insurance provides comprehensive risk solutions for the financial services industry and professional indemnity and management liability products for professionals and public companies.

Horton joined The St. Paul Companies in August 1985 as an underwriting associate in the Fidelity and Surety Department.  During the past thirty years, he has held roles of increasing responsibility within the organization including field supervisor, account executive, resident manager, and underwriting manager of a four-state region.  He was named national director of community banks in October 2004 and promoted to second vice president in October 2005.

Horton earned a bachelor of science/bachelor of arts in Finance and Banking from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark.