Stephen Mulready


Dean's Office for Barney, Administration

Barney School of Business
860.768.5992 A 306A

MBA in Management Systems, University of Hartford

BS in Insurance Management, University of Connecticut

Advanced Executive Program, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

Advanced Management Program, Fairfield University

AACSB Bridge Program, University of Southern California

Steve Mulready was appointed dean of the Barney School of Business in April 2021. He has served in multiple roles at the Barney School of Business and held the position of interim dean since August 2020. He is the first Barney School alumnus to hold the position.

Mulready is a recognized insurance professional and risk management expert with extensive senior management and board level experience. Most recently he was the executive vice president and chief operating officer at Crum & Forster, a leading property and casualty company. He began his insurance career at Aetna, advancing to senior vice president and business leader of national commercial accounts, before moving on to become president of Orion Specialty. Royal Sun Alliance acquired Orion where Mulready held a range of positions that included president and CEO of U.S. operations. Prior to joining Crum & Forster in 2010, he was CEO of AIX Holdings, Inc.

He is a former board member of Cover-All Technologies, a public IT company, a former board member of ALICO, a land development company, and former director of Agri-Insurance, a Bermuda-based insurance company. He currently is a board advisor of Obsidian, a start-up insurance company.

Executive Vice President and COO, Crum & Forster, 2010 to 2018

Chief Executive Officer, AIX Holdings, Inc. 2005 to 2009

President and CEO, US Operations, Royal and Sun Alliance, 2002 -2204

President and COO, Commercial & Specialty, Royal and Sun Alliance, 1999 to 2002

President and CEO, Orion Specialty, 1996 to 1999

Senior Vice President of National Accounts, Aetna, 1994 to 1996

Various senior positions with Aetna

Board of Advisors: Obsidian Insurance Inc.

Former Board of Directors, Cover-All Technologies, Inc.

Former Board of Advisors, Adaptik, Inc.

Former Board of Directors, ALICO, Inc.

Former Board Member, American Insurance Association

Former Member, Charlotte, NC Chamber of Commerce

Former Chairman of the Insurance Committee, Town of Wethersfield, CT

Former President of the board of directors, Greater Hartford Arts Council

Former Director Hartford Symphony

Former Director of Jubilee House