Mitch Blaser is Chief Operations Officer of Ironshore Inc., Chief Executive Officer of Ironshore's Bermuda office, and Chief Executive Officer of Iron-Starr Excess Agency Ltd. Prior to joining Ironshore, Mitch was Chief Financial Officer for Swiss Re's Americas Division from 2001 through 2005 and served as a director of Swiss Re America. Prior to Swiss Re, he was part of the leadership team at Marsh, the insurance services subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, and served in a variety of roles from 1973 until 2001 including Global Chief Financial Officer and Head of Technology and Corporate Services, as well as a member of the Marsh Board of Directors. Mitch chairs the Advisory Board at The George Washington University School of Business. He holds a B.B.A. from The George Washington University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Pace University.