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Nonprofit & Social Service Program

Vince Terlaje
National Director, Nonprofit
Social Service Program

President - NIF Pacific

Phone: 425-486-1011
Fax: 425-949-4661

Vince Terlaje has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from Seattle University.  His insurance designations include CPCU, RPLU, AU and ARe. 

Vince began his insurance career with CIGNA in 1987, handling commercial claims in all lines of business for large, self-insured accounts.  In 1990 Vince accepted a position as a Senior Claims Representative with Maryland Casualty, handling heavy casualty and construction litigation.  In 1993 he moved to Safeco Insurance Company as a Claims Specialist. In that role he was the lead claims handler on their Architects & Engineers and Emergency Responders programs. 

Vince began his underwriting carrier in 1998 as Program Executive on Safeco’s Non-Profit Social Service program.  Shortly after, he was promoted to the National Programs Facility Multi-line Manager.  Vince assumed various positions over the next few years, including Assistant Director of Commercial Casualty Product Development and Territory Underwriting Director of Safeco’s Northwest Region. 

In 2007, Vince was named Safeco’s Assistant Vice President of Risk Management. His responsibilities included the purchasing of Safeco’s corporate insurance and treaty reinsurance programs.

Vince joined NIF Group in 2009, and was later named President of NIF Pacific in July of 2012. In 2015 Vince was named the National Director, Nonprofit Social Service Program.

Mike rustMIke Rust
Assistant Director, Nonprofit
Social Service Program

Vice President

Phone: 516-365-7440
Toll Free: 1-800-892-8892
Fax: 516-365-7392

Mike began his insurance career with the AIG subsidiary, North American Managers, Inc. (NAM) in 1985 where he worked as a policy coder and premium processing technician for multi-line commercial accounts. In 1988 Mike transferred to another AIG affiliate, Starr Associates, Inc. where he accepted a position as a technical assistant. At Starr, Mike worked as part of an underwriting support team first on commercial property, casualty and auto accounts; and later on monoline commercial property, crime and inland marine accounts. TA duties were full service and included reserving submissions, rating, policy issuance, policy changes, and premium processing.

After six years at AIG, Mike joined NIF Group, Inc. in 1991 through NIF Services of N.Y., Inc. Mike began as an underwriting assistant in the wholesale brokerage department and binding authority facility. In 1994 he was promoted to Assistant Vice President and manager of the NYC branch’s Social Service Department. Mike assumed full MGA underwriting duties, premium production, and overseeing the Non Profit Dept. in NYC.

In 2004, Mike was promoted to Vice President, and later to Assistant Program Manager of the Non Profit Division. In 2016 Mike was named Assitant Director, Nonprofit Social Service Program.

Mike is a graduate of Adelphi University, Garden City, NY. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree, Cum Laude in Business Management and Communication.

Tony ManciniTonY Mancini
Executive Vice President

Phone: 516-365-7440
Toll Free: 1-800-892-8892
Fax: 516-365-7392

Tony has 33 years of insurance industry experience. He started his career at Royal Insurance in 1980 and spent 20 years there in various underwriting and management positions.

Tony joined NIF Group in Manhasset, NY in 2001, handling property and casualty lines in the Brokerage department, and later headed NIF Property Solutions, a property underwriting authority program, for 9 years.  Tony joined the NIF Governmental Services division in 2010. In 2016 Tony joined the leadership team of the Nonprofit Social Service Program. Tony has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Hofstra University and holds the CPCU designation.



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NIF Group is a national program manager and regional wholesale broker. Based in NY with offices nationwide, NIF underwrites programs for nonprofits, social service agencies, bowling centers, and contractors; as well as offering access to specialty property casualty, such as contractors, difficult products, environmental, property and management/professional liability.

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