Stephan Cooper

President, United Heartland and Third Coast Underwriters

Stephan Cooper is president of United Heartland (New Berlin, Wis.) and Third Coast Underwriters (Chicago). His more than 30 years of property-casualty experience includes a significant knowledge of specialized, unique risks and a strong background in service center and claims leadership.

As president, Cooper oversees these leading regional workers’ compensation brands, both featuring a high-touch service model to effectively manage large accounts with complex needs.

Cooper has more than 30 years of property-casualty experience including significant knowledge of specialized, unique risks and a strong background in service center and claims leadership.

Cooper joined United Heartland in 2010, and prior to his appointment as president, he served as vice president of Claim Operations & TPA for Accident Fund Insurance Company of America. He has also held various service center and claims leadership positions at Specialty Underwriters Alliance, General Electric Insurance Solutions, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and Travelers Insurance Company.

Cooper served in the United States Navy and holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Central Michigan University and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University. He serves on a number of boards, including LindenGrove, La Casa De Esperanza, St. Anne’s and the Waukesha Business Alliance.