About SDRefinery AI

We are passionate and dedicated insurance and reinsurance professionals with tons of experience in the industry. Our desire to solve a major industry problem - accessing the treasure trove of knowledge in sentence data that virtually never gets addressed - led us to develop this powerful new technology.

We believe we will radically change the way management does business today by creating fast efficient access to the treasure trove. Our offering will be the competitive advantage you need to distinguish your business. 

Imagine being able to capture with just key strokes the relevant information needed to understand and measure the risks being handled by underwriters and adjusters. 

Great people make great decisions. Great decisions drives great results. We give carriers the information needed to help every underwriter and adjuster become a high performer.

Our Team

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Rock J. Schindler

A serial entrepreneur, data science "geek" and a passion for solving business and operational problems with novel ideas and innovative technology solutions.

Worked in the risk and insurance industry for 30+ years in a wide variety of functions ranging from accounting and finance to reinsurance and operations.

Loves creating technology solutions that radically improve the efficiency of operations by overcoming the limitations of conventional systems.

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Judith L. Haddad

Dynamic leader and technology entrepreneur having vast experience building profitable organizations with a passion for developing new products, software and teams.

Worked with numerous insurance carriers throughout her career in a variety of technology and leadership positions.

Served as CIO/CTO for Patriot National and led their start up subsidiary, Patriot Technology Solutions, as CEO.

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Dean H. Nelson

Pioneer and leader in developing software and knowledge driven processes to tell the business story.

Software developer, linguist and creator of the ability to leverage syntactic, semantic and narrative compositional patterns for the purpose of mining and structurizing unstructured sentence data.

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Patricia M. Tilton

KPMG Partner - retired; audit, advisory and forensics

Accomplished executive in operations, financial and litigation related matters

Board member: Silver Predator Corp, Till Capital Ltd, Thrivent Federal Credit Union

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Zarir H. Erani

President, Allen Interaction, former CEO Sun Country Airlines

Executive leader focused on people and technology

Successful leader for industry-leading Fortune companies


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David C. Cameron

Executive Vice President, Aon Benfield 

Aon Benfield National Accounts leader 

Accomplished innovator in property risk management 

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Daniel F. Prosser

Accomplished marketing, business and management consulting executive 

Past President, Sales & Marketing Executives of MN 

Founder and CEO, Faster Growth Strategies 

Author, THIRTEENERS: Why Only 13% of Companies Execute Strategy and How to be One of Them 

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David K. Sandberg

VP and Corporate actuary, Allianz Life, retired 

Past President, American Academy of Actuaries 

Focused on bringing AI into actuarial community

The Late Steven M. Lonergan

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Greetings, Friends & Colleagues of SDRefinery and Stewards of the Insurance Industry.

With a heavy heart and much sadness, we share with you the news that Steve Lonergan passed away unexpectedly on Feb 24th, 2021.
As a friend and colleague, Steve worked relentlessly for SDRefinery since 2018. Even the challenges of an early-stage company didn’t prevent Steve from having a smile on his face and an upbeat, can do attitude.
Having served the risk & insurance industry for over 45 years (!), Steve experienced the depth and complexity of the industry from many different perspectives.
He had a big, beautiful heart and generously shared his time and knowledge with people far and near. He continually sought to help executives and companies succeed.

We will miss you, Steve.
The SDRefinery Team

If you have any questions or would like a demonstration of SDRefinery AI capabilities, please send us a note