Coverages

AVIATION WORKERS' COMPENSATION


We understand aviation, because it’s all we do!

If your clients are involved in the aviation industry, then we want to help. Our coverage is available in all states except Alaska and can include all applicable related aviation Endorsements including increased limits for Employers Liability, Foreign Liability, Repatriation,Voluntary Compensation and Defense Base Act (DBA) coverage.

With our expertise in aviation Workers’ Compensation, send in your submission today for a professionally underwritten quotation!

  • WORKERS' COMPENSATION NATIONWIDE
  • FOREIGN LIABILITY COVERAGE
  • REPATRIATION
  • STOP-GAP COVERAGE
  • VOLUNTARY COMPENSATION
  • DEFENSE BASE ACT (DBA) COVERAGE
  • WAIVER OF SUBROGATION

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Partners

JOHN B. CUNNINGHAM, CAIP, CPCU, CIC
President
Member, Board of Directors

John is a Partner, Board of Directors member and the President for Beacon. He started his insurance career as a Liberty Mutual sales rep in 1979 in his home town of Buffalo, NY. John has held executive insurance positions with major brokers in New York, Pennsylvania and Florida. He is accomplished in property and casualty insurance, with a particular emphasis on program business development having been involved with Oil & Gas Marketers, Wood Manufacturers and since 2008 the General Aviation industry with Beacon. As a career program manager & underwriter he has been devoted to risk assessment, implementation of loss control and claim mitigation.

Today, his professional focus is to meet the needs of Beacon’s stakeholders, namely; insureds, program partner/agents, investors and Beacon’s associates. He has earned the professional designations and certifications: Certified Aviation Insurance Professional (CAIP), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Certified Insurance Consultant (CIC). He earned a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and an MBA from Canisius College in Buffalo.

John has been married to Jan, his high school sweetheart since 1979 and they have two adult children, Ryan and Colleen.

ROBERT E. McMANUS, CAIP, CPCU, ARM
Chief Operating Officer
Member, Board of Directors

Bob is a Partner, Board of Directors member and the Chief Operating Officer as well as the Chief Underwriting Officer for Beacon. He has an extensive insurance career spanning 40 years, with a concentration on Underwriting, Marketing, and Loss Control. Prior to associating with Beacon, he was an Executive Vice President with FCCI Insurance Group, where he was responsible for Underwriting, Marketing, Reinsurance, Loss Control, Product Development and Rehabilitation Nursing.

In 1989, Bob founded the Sun Coast (Florida) Chapter, of the American Society of Safety Engineers. He has also earned the professional designations and certifications: Certified Aviation Insurance Professional (CAIP), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM). He serves on the Board of Directors of Normandy Insurance Company.

He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the State University of New York at Oswego, and has completed graduate studies at Syracuse University. He is married to his beautiful wife Carol and three children Susan, Erin, and Ryan.

RAY M. NEFF, MAAA, ASA, FLMI
Chairman
Board of Directors

Ray is a Partner and the Chairman of the Board for Beacon. He has significant executive experience in both the public and private insurance sectors. For the past 10 years, he has been the founding principal of Neff & Associates Insurance Consulting, Inc., & Insurance Home Office Services, LLC. From 1986 to 1998, he served as President and CEO of FCCI Insurance Group in Sarasota, Florida.

In the public sector, Ray was the Division Director, Department of Labor and Employment Security, Division of Workers’ Compensation, for the state of Florida. He also was Bureau Chief for the Florida Department of Insurance Bureau of Rates. He is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, Associate Society of Actuaries, and the Fellow Life Office Management Institute. Ray has also served on the Florida Joint Underwriting Association Board, the Florida Self-Insurance Fund Guaranty Association Board, the Florida Workers’ Compensation Oversight Board, and the Florida Workers’ Compensation Joint Underwriting Association.

Ray earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mathematics and Accounting from Central Michigan University and a Master’s of Arts degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Michigan. Ray is married to his lovely wife Ann and has several children and grandchildren.

Associations

AVIATION INSURANCE ASSOCIATION (AIA)
NATIONAL BUSINESS AVIATION ASSOCIATION (NBAA)
HELICOPTER ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL (HAI)
ASSOCIATION OF CESSNA OWNERS AND AFFILIATES (ACOAA)
AIRCRAFT ELECTONICS ASSOCIATION (AEA)
GENERAL AVIATION MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (GAMA)
EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION (EAA)
AVIATION SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATION (ASA)
Veteran's Airlift Command
TARGET MARKETS PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION
MRO
IATA
IBAC
FLORIDA AVIATION BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (FABA)
AIRCRAFT OWNERS & PILOTS ASSOCIATIONS (AOPA)
Airport Council International
ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA AIRPORTS (ACA)
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF AIRPORT EXECUTIVES (AAAE)

Careers

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Beacon Aviation Insurance is an equal opportunity employer looking for qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or citizenship and to conform to applicable laws and regulations.