Commercial Surety

Arch’s Surety group consistently delivers value-added underwriting and risk management capabilities using a relationship-based approach.


In the commercial surety marketplace, Arch’s Surety group provides bonds for all types of businesses, including large multi-national companies, regional companies, individuals, nonprofits, associations, private equity and franchises. In addition, Arch’s Surety group serves nearly every industry and has the ability to write virtually any type of bond. 

We distinguish ourselves by 

  • Providing up to $350 million in bonding capacity to public and private companies operating across a diverse group of industries. 
  • Staffing multiple regional offices with knowledgeable, experienced underwriters. 
  • Providing quick and thoughtful responses to our agent and client requests. 
  • Demonstrating a willingness to share larger accounts with other sureties. 
  • Offering a flexible rating plan. 
  • Creating flexible underwriting programs. 

Commercial Surety Benefits 

  • Rated A+ XV by A.M. Best and Arch Insurance Company is authorized to write bonds in all 50 states, U.S. territories and Canada.   
  • Personalized service from industry expert underwriters that will enthusiastically customize a plan for our customers.   
  • Customer base spans nearly every industry.   
  • Ability to accept cash and letters of credit when required.   
  • Flat organization that speeds decision-making and is dedicated to transparency and working with our agency plant. 

Corporate Contacts

Stephen Ruschak

Executive Vice President, Surety

+ 1 646 560 5601

[email protected]

Matthew Haydon

Senior Vice President, Commercial Surety

+1 215 606 1686

[email protected]

Shannon Russell Bowman

Vice President of Underwriting, Commercial Surety Home Office

+1 404 394 1428

[email protected]

Michael Mohan

Vice President, Commercial Surety

+1 404 682 3899

[email protected]

Product Highlights

Target Clients

  • Financial institutions.
  • Manufacturers.
  • Energy companies.
  • Municipal solid waste companies.
  • Pharmaceutical companies.
  • Concessionaires.
  • Service contractors.
  • Food, beverage and tobacco companies.
  • Consumer services companies.
  • Public utilities.
  • Automotive industries.
  • Telecommunication companies.
  • National homebuilders and large regional homebuilders.

Types of Bonds  

Types of bonds written include, but are not limited to: 

  • Commercial performance bonds, including supply, service contracts and annual performance bonds.
  • Miscellaneous bonds, including tax, lost instrument and financial guarantees.
  • Court bonds, including large appeal bonds. 
  • License & Permit bonds including: compliance, contractor’s license, DOT and retail/professional services. 


  • Arch’s Surety group works with agents and brokers specializing in surety (NASBP, National brokers). Consistent with our appetite we invite agents and brokers to inquire about an appointment with Arch’s Commercial Surety group. 

The Arch Difference

Speak with a Regional Expert

Northeast Contact

Kevin Reilly

Executive Underwriter, Commercial Surety

+1 215 606 1597

[email protected]

Southeast Contact

Michael Mohan

Vice President, Commercial Surety

+1 404 682 3899

[email protected]

South Central Contact

Nancy Ellis

Vice President, Commercial Surety

+1 214 725 0927

[email protected]

Mid-Atlantic Contact

Diane Stone

Vice President, Commercial Surety

+1 215 606 1650

[email protected]

Midwest Contact

Jo Hollingsworth

Assistant Vice President, Commercial Surety

+1 317 750 1045

[email protected]

Pacific Northwest Contact

Chris Bolla

Vice President, Commercial Surety

+ 1 425 205 9274

[email protected]

Contract Surety

Transactional Surety