Underwriting Team

Cara Drenth, Director of Underwriting

Ms. Drenth is responsible for the coordination and implementation of HealthCap’s underwriting policies and procedures. Prior to joining the Chelsea Rhone team in 2001, Ms. Drenth spent the previous 17 years in the insurance industry working in underwriting, new business development, and customer service at both the agency and company level in Michigan and Virginia. Ms. Drenth is a graduate of Michigan State University.





Andrea Paslick, Underwriter

Andrea Paslick has been an Underwriter at Chelsea Rhone since 2004. She received her Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Michigan completing double majors in English and German and finishing her studies abroad at The University of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. Prior to joining Chelsea Rhone, Ms. Paslick spent fifteen years in New York City working in Publishing for BMG Music and Reader’s Digest Entertainment.







Alison Baldrige, Underwriter

Alison Baldrige is responsible for underwriting and program admittance activities for HealthCap through the evaluation of risk and exposures on new and existing accounts. Ms. Baldrige received her bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Mathematics from the University of Michigan. In addition to her underwriting duties, she also serves as a liaison to one of the umbrella carriers and handles endorsement processing. Prior to joining Chelsea Rhone in 2005, Alison worked as a medical research assistant evaluating acute myocardial infarct size following estrogen treatments.



Austin Feeney, Underwriter

Mr. Feeney is responsible for the evaluation and pricing of new and renewal business as well as acting as the surplus lines broker for Chelsea Rhone. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and management from Albion College and spent a semester interning with HealthCap as an Underwriting Assistant. Prior to joining HealthCap on a permanent basis, Mr. Feeney got his start working as a client service representative for the Assurance Agency in Chicago.





Chris Sutton, Underwriter

Mr. Sutton is primarily responsible for underwriting new and renewal business at Chelsea Rhone. In addition to his roles as an underwriter, Mr. Sutton works as a liaison with Chelsea Rhone’s umbrella carriers. He started with Chelsea Rhone as an Underwriting Assistant in 2006 and has since transitioned into the role of an Underwriter. Prior to his time with Chelsea Rhone Mr. Sutton obtained his start in the insurance industry working for the excess and surplus lines broker Burns & Wilcox. He is a graduate of The University of Michigan.