Merle Shapiro is Assistant Product Line Manager for Public Entity in the Ironshore Specialty Casualty Division. Her responsibilities include expansion of Ironshore’s Public Entity practice and building the infrastructure to support that expansion. Prior to joining Ironshore, she spent the majority of her insurance career as Vice President with Victor O. Schinnerer & Co., Inc., underwriting programs for public sector business. Ms. Shapiro received her BA from SUNY Albany. In addition, she has earned an ARM designation.