Matthew Jennings

  • Chicago Illinois
  • (224) 578-3717

Work History

Work History

Underwriting Intern

Dec 2014 - Present
Great American Insurance

Analyzed data in Excel to identify potential areas for rate increase and underwriting appetite expansion

•Ordered loss control reports and property valuations under the direction of underwriters

•Screen and document over 200 MVRs per month to prevent auto policy losses

•Distributed time-sensitive notices (conditional renewal, non-renewal & cancellation) to insureds according to state specific legal requirements

•Managed endorsement requests and agent correspondence to ensure updated customer records

•Attended underwriting seminars and one-on-one training to learn the underwriting process of commercial lines of business

•Provided underwriters with reports regarding earthquake, flood, wind, wildfire, crime and financial exposures

•Performed an audit on a large book of business (~$2.5 million in annual written premium) to prevent further large losses

Theatre Crew

Oct 2011 - Aug 2014
AMC Loews Streets of Woodfield 20

•Provided guests with knowledge on the company, facility, theater policies, menu items, and movie information

•Provided friendly and efficient customer service during transactions using a POS machine

•Used suggestive selling frequently, especially in the concession stand

•Actively promoted the company's reward card with each transaction

•Directed guests to their correct location

Crew Member

Aug 2011 - Oct 2011



Bachelor's Degree, Economics with a Minor in Mathematics and Computer Science, Junior

Aug 2014 - Present
University of Illinois-Chicago

GPA 3.44/4.0

Aug 2012 - May 2014
Harper College

GPA 3.51/4.0




Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Confident, articulate,  and professional speaking abilities

Data Management/Office Organization

Calculating numbers

Compiling data or facts

Updating information or records

Well-versed in all aspects of customer conversation


Thrive in a team environment and work well with others

Enjoy working as a team member as well as independently

Team leader and team player