Top Underwriting Executive directs and oversees all aspects of an organization's underwriting function. Develops all underwriting procedures and employs new practices. Being a Top Underwriting Executive coordinates work between home office, field underwriting, and field sales force. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Top Underwriting Executive typically reports to top management. The Top Underwriting Executive manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head.