Stephen V. Festa
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Stephen V. Festa has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Employers Holdings, Inc. since August 2013.  He served as Senior Vice President, Chief Claims Officer of EICN and ECIC and their predecessors from 2004 to April 2014 and EPIC and EAC from November 2008 to April 2014.  Mr. Festa has been a Director of EICN, ECIC, EPIC and EAC since February 1, 2011, and EIG Services, Inc. and its predecessors since April 6, 2011. He was also a Director of Pinnacle Benefits, Inc. from April 2011 to June 2013 when it merged into EIG Services, Inc. and Employers Occupational Health, Inc. from 2007 until January 2014 when it merged into EIG Services, Inc.  Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Festa was Executive Vice President of Crawford and Company from 1998 through 2003 and led the company’s Third Party Administrator (TPA) division. Mr. Festa serves on the Board of Governors of the California Insurance Guarantee Association. He also previously served as a Board Director of Arbitration Forums, Inc. He attended the University of Southern California and has completed the Advanced Executive Education Program sponsored by the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (AICPCU) and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Acronyms and Terms

  • EAC (Employers Assurance Company)
  • ECIC (Employers Compensation Insurance Company)
  • EGI (Employers Group, Inc.)
  • EHI (Employers Holdings, Inc.)
  • EICN (Employers Insurance Company of Nevada)
  • EIS (Elite Insurance Services, Inc.)
  • ESI (EIG Services, Inc.)
  • EOH (Employers Occupational Health, Inc.)
  • EPIC (Employers Preferred Insurances Company)
  • The Fund (Nevada State Industrial Insurance System)