Transactional Surety

Arch Insurance is a full-service Surety for transactional and accounts/program business focusing on middle market and smaller companies’ bonding needs.  


Transactional Surety Benefits

Our single point of contact grants us the ability to respond in a timely manner. This helps us build strong and trusting relationships with clients and customers.  

We strive to be the surety of choice, we are:  

  • Customer focused.   
  • Service driven.   
  • Solution oriented.   
  • Underwriting excellence.   
  • Partnership that is dedicated, focused and committed.  
  • Efficient and responsive.   

Corporate Contacts

Stephen Ruschak

Executive Vice President, Surety

+ 1 646 560 5601

[email protected]

Ethel Pelletiere

Vice President, Transactional Surety

+1 629 216 2981

[email protected]

Debra Robinson-Lambeth

Home Office Underwriting Manager, Surety

+1 214 271 8304

[email protected]

Our Brand Promise

Pursuing Better Together encapsulates how we do business at Arch Insurance. It is an approach that is based on collaboration, responsiveness and a genuine commitment to continually raising the bar.

It is our promise to our brokers, colleagues and other partners to:

  • Listen, share insights and work together to deliver informed solutions.
  • Build trusting, respectful and responsive relationships.
  • Understand your goals and explore possibilities together.

Product Highlights


Commercial surety appetite includes various classes of bonds:

  • License/Permit.  
  • Court/Fiduciary.  
  • Customs and miscellaneous bond types.  

Small contract bonds:

  • Credit based for basic limits up to $450K. 


  • Capacity for all types of bonds are available.  
  • Letters of Authority (LOA) may be granted.
  • Higher limits available for the small contract bonds on a case by case basis.  


  • Arch Surety 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.  

Financial Strength

  • Rated “A+” XV by A.M. Best.  

Surety Portal Highlights

Types of bonds

  • Commercial Bonds.
  • Small Contract Bonds. 
  • White-labeling/bond programing available. 

Key Features

  • LOA’s – enhanced underwriting authority. 
  • Faster underwriting response and turnaround times.
  • Potential territory broadening and expansion opportunities. 
  • Single entry and API convenience.
  • Program-focused underwriting.

Key Benefits

  • Creates a consolidated, streamlined and modernized approach to current surety processes for our agency and principals. 
  • Provides clients with faster billing resources. 
  • Arch portal will allow API processing, which will allow clients’ systems to interact with the portal.
  • Provides potential white-labeling opportunities. 

Surety Portal Link

Arch Insurance’s new state-of-the-art gateway portal with newer advancements in surety.

Learn more

The Arch Difference

Speak with a Regional Expert

Northeast Contact

Will Siegfried

Senior Underwriter, Surety

+1 267 768 4973

[email protected]

Central Contact

Jessica Spears

Underwriter, Surety

+1 615 942 2422

[email protected]

Southeast Contact

Hedra Hana

Senior Associate Underwriter, Surety

+1 901 422 5663

[email protected]

South Central/West Contact

DeLene Marshall

Executive Underwriter, Surety

+1 214 845 6448

[email protected]