Brokerage

Paul Bloch
Julie Erickson Rojas
Scott Callender
Dale Bergstrom
Merwyn Larsen, CPCU


PaulBlochPaul Bloch
Vice President
Direct Phone (763) 257-1347
Direct Fax (763) 257-0147
pbloch@ericksonlarseninc.com
Paul is a commercial insurance professional with twenty five plus years experience.  He has held various underwriting and management roles throughout his career, with increased responsibilities.   Paul’s carrier experience is mixed between the standard/admitted market and the excess/surplus lines market.   Paul comes to Erickson-Larsen, Inc. from Northland/Northfield Insurance Company where he held the position of Managing Director, overseeing the Central Region of Contract Binding/Underwriting.  Prior to Northland/Northfield he was an underwriting manager for Fireman’s Fund Insurance in the Twin Cities.

When not doing insurance Paul has a passion for photography and enjoys spending time with family and friends.



JRojasJulie Erickson Rojas
Broker/Underwriter
Direct Phone (763) 257-1359
Direct Fax (763) 257-0159
jrojas@ericksonlarseninc.com
Julie began her insurance career with Erickson-Larsen, Inc. in 1985. During her career, she has spent time in processing, property/casualty underwriting and commerical auto underwriting. Her current position is an underwriter/broker for our brokerage division handling E&O, D&O, EPL, and larger property/casualty risks.  Some of her time is spent as a marketing representative, keeping our agents up to date with our product offerings.  She enjoys going “on the road” and meeting the agents that we work with.

Julie is a member of The Professional Liability Underwriting Society and is currently working towards her RPLU designation.



SCallender_2013Scott Callender, AINS

Account Executive
Direct Phone (763) 257-1343
Direct Fax (763) 257-0143 scallender@ericksonlarseninc.com
Scott joined E&L in April of 2010 as a temporary employee with a background in restaurant management.  It soon became clear that he had a knack for insurance and was asked to stay on full time.  Scott quickly move into our Commercial Auto Department as a Renewal Underwriter.  He has obtained his AINS designation and Producer License and has recently transitioned into an account executive in our Brokerage Department.

Scott enjoys crosswords, everything sports, and spending time with his wonderful daughter Jaycee and beautiful wife Becky.



Dale BergstromDale Bergstrom
Executive Vice President
Direct Phone (763) 257-1367
Direct Fax (763) 257-0167
dbergstrom@ericksonlarseninc.com
Dale has 36 years of experience in the E&S business. 23 of them have been with Erickson-Larsen, Inc.

He began his career with Erickson-Larsen, Inc. as a property/casualty underwriter. In 1991 he became the Vice President and in 2004 was promoted to Executive Vice President. Dale is responsible for many of the day to day operations of Erickson-Larsen, Inc..

Dale resides in Anoka, MN, he has 3 sons and several grandchildren.



Merwyn LarsenMerwyn Larsen, CPCU
C.E.O.
Direct Phone (763) 257-1361
Direct Fax (763) 257-0161
mlarsen@ericksonlarseninc.com
Merwyn started in the insurance business as a rater of plate glass, burglary, & robbery insurance in April 1965. Soon thereafter, he was promoted to Casualty underwriter and by 1973 had move up to Sales Manager of another MGA located in Minneapolis.

Merwyn attended various colleges with the last one being the U of M. He completed is IIA in 1968 and his CPCU in 1975. He has been very active in providing insurance education programs to local independent agents in the Midwest.

With his former partner, Lance Erickson, they formed E&L in 1980. Lance retired in early 2002, leaving Merwyn as the principal owner & president of E&L.