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Paula M. Selvaggio is responsible for the overall management of the Design Professional market segment in Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.  For over 30 years Paula has focused her career on professional liability insurance for Architects, Engineers, and Contractors.  She recommends insurance programs, provides in-house education programs, contract review services, and loss prevention consultation to clients, universities, and professional associations. She has been a licensed property and casualty insurance agent in Ohio since 1984 and received her Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) designation in 2004.

Risk and Insurance Magazine named Paula a 2013 Power Broker® Winner in the Construction category. In 2014, Paula developed the insurance program for the first true IPD project in Ohio, Akron Children’s Hospital. In addition, Paula has designed over 200 Professional Liability solutions for Design Professional project exposures.


  • Affiliate member American Institute of Architects (AIA), Cleveland and Pittsburgh
  • Professional Liability Agents Network (PLAN), Honorary Board Member and Past President
  • Affiliate member American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Ohio and Pennsylvania
  • Founding member of Cogence Alliance