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Ed Mazman and Dr. Phil Klotzbach

Ed Mazman, Head, U.S. Property

Ed Mazman is Head of Ironshore’s US Property unit and is responsible for all property operations including retail, wholesale and personal lines. Mr. Mazman brings over 30 years of commercial property underwriting and management experience to Ironshore. Prior to joining the company, Mazman worked for 12 years at Lexington Insurance Company, where he managed their national branch and was Product Line Manager for the Real Estate and General Property sector. Before working at Lexington, Mr. Mazman worked at CIGNA for four years as an underwriter within the Energy and Power Group.

 
Dr. Phil Klotzbach

Dr. Phil Klotzbach is a Research Scientist in the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University.  He received his Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from CSU in 2007.  Klotzbach has been employed in the Department of Atmospheric Science for the past seventeen years and was co-author on the Atlantic basin hurricane forecasts with Dr. William Gray through 2005.   He became first author on the seasonal hurricane forecasts in 2006.  Klotzbach developed the two-week forecasts currently being issued during the peak months of the hurricane season between August-October.  He has published over two dozen articles in peer-reviewed journals such as 
Journal of Climate and Weather and Forecasting.  

Klotzbach graduated from Bridgewater State College with a BS degree in Geography in 1999.  He then attended Colorado State University where he received his Masters degree in Atmospheric Science in 2002.  After receiving his Masters degree, Klotzbach thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine (2100+ miles).  He has also climbed all 54 14,000 foot peaks in Colorado, and has completed nine marathons and five ultra-marathons.