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National Account Executive

Cindi Heffernan, CPCU

National Account Executive


Cindi Heffernan joined McLarens in November of 2020 as a National Account Executive for Major Accounts. She has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry in claims, underwriting, account management, production, and brokerage management. Cindi graduated collage with an insurance specialist degree and went on to earn her Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters designation. She has specialized in risk management and insurance portfolio development for the port industry for over 20 years and has been active in the development of port industry specific manuscript policy form and programs designed to incorporate the unique challenges and exposures specific to port authorities. Cindi has also handled major catastrophic hurricane claims.

Cindi is also involved in Risk Management Society (RIMS) and American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA).


2013 to 2020        McGriff
                                 Vice President and Ports Specialist

2011 to 2013         Alliant
                                Vice President and Ports Specialist

2005 to 2011        Hugh Wood Inc
                                 Managing Director and Ports Practice Leader

1991 to 2005        Marsh/Sedgwick
                                 Vice President and National Ports Practice Leader

1986 to 1991        Personal Lines Underwriter, Professional Liability Underwriter, Commercial Account Manager


  • Hurricane Ike 2008
  • Hurricane Matthew 2016
  • Hurricane Harvey 2017
  • Hurricane Irma 2017
  • Hurricane Zeta 2020

Office Address / Contact Information

19324 40th Avenue West
Suite D
Lynnwood, WA 98036
United States

Local Time: 10:56 pm
Local Date: 06 June, 2023

Industry Certification

Insurance Specialist Degree 1982


Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) 1996

Additional Expertise

Risk Services

Adjuster Experience

40 years 1983

Language Skills