Marguerite Dixen, CPCU, ARM


With more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, Marguerite knows and meets the unique needs of agents and customers. Alongside her role as president of Fundamental Underwriters, she is currently founder and president of Third Coast Underwriters (3CU) — a workers’ compensation brand specializing in complex industries and risks.

Prior to her role with Fundamental Underwriters and 3CU, Marguerite was senior vice president of a specialty workers’ compensation company in the Midwest and led a nationwide workers’ compensation construction practice. She has spent more than 20 years in Chicago in both traditional and specialty property and casualty positions and has managed a national account casualty operation in the Midwest.

Marguerite holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and is designated both a CPCU and ARM.

Scott Babcock

scott_babcockVice President, Customer Operations and Loss Control

Scott has more than 25 years of experience working with complex national accounts and specialty companies. He has a diverse insurance background, comprised of his roles as senior vice president of a regional specialty operation, senior loss control manager and risk manager. He is a registered OSHA 30-Hour instructor, has completed extensive coursework in customer relations, sales/marketing and insurance-related education, and earned his bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University. His combination of experience and training enables him to understand our agents’ and customers’ needs to ensure we are delivering the performance our clients expect.

Rob Westburg, CPCU

rob_westburgManaging Director

Having nearly 30 years’ experience in multiple lines of business, including 25 in the transportation sector, Rob delivers leadership and strategic direction to AF Group’s multiline development efforts. He previously served as president of Starpoint General Agency, Inc., a privately held wholesale general agency. Prior to that, Rob held various positions at American International Group for 15 years, where he served as vice president of transportation during his latter years there.

Rob holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Richmond and his MBA from West Chester University. He also holds a CPCU designation.