Joan Bauer is Director of Strategic Initiatives at WKFC and CorRisk Underwriting Managers. She leads the BOP program and co-leads the Deductible Buyback Program. She has been with WKFC since 2010, initially training as an underwriter under Dawn D’Onofrio. Joan is instrumental in the implementation of new initiative and programs and facilitates improvements between underwriters, management, and development teams.

Prior to WKFC, Joan led her team as a property broker in the southeast, where she worked for a leading global specialty insurance distributor. Joan graduated with a B.A. in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Following undergrad, she moved to Charleston, South Carolina, and obtained an A.S in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, four stepchildren and rescue pup Sidney.