About Us

IPC, now a division of Platinum Specialty Underwriters, has been dedicated to serving the insurance needs of brokers and insureds since 1996. Our headquarters in Carson Valley, NV, provides a scenic backdrop to our unwavering commitment to delivering top-notch service, competitive pricing, and exceptional value. Over the years, we have earned the loyalty of our clients who appreciate our dedication to their unique insurance requirements.

As specialists in the excess and surplus lines (E&S) market, IPC plays a crucial role in helping brokers address the challenges of hard-to-place accounts. We understand the complexities of this industry, and our expertise shines in areas like Hired & Non-Owned Auto coverage, with a specific focus on the food delivery sector, where we can provide quotes in all states except Florida, Louisiana, and New Jersey.
Additionally, IPC offers package business solutions tailored to the E&S market. Our specialization extends to various sectors, including cannabis dispensaries, vacant buildings, vacant land, Lessor's Risk, artisan contractors, and many other classes. These classes are available in 24 states, ensuring that we can assist a broad range of clients in meeting their insurance needs.

With the backing of Platinum Specialty Underwriters, we are poised to continue delivering unmatched insurance solutions. Whether you've been a valued client for years or are considering IPC for the first time, we eagerly anticipate the opportunity to collaborate with you and provide the insurance expertise and support you require. Your satisfaction and success remain at the forefront of our mission.

Our Team

Experienced Underwriters & Technicians

Tammy Sunderland

Tammy Sunderland

CIC
Tammy is the President and Senior Underwriter. She began her career in E & S Insurance in 1989 and began specializing in HNOA in 1993. Tammy founded IPC in 1996.
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Chris Sunderland

Chris Sunderland

CIC
Chris is the Senior Underwriter and Head Underwriter of the Package program. Chris began his insurance career in 1985 and has acted as a retail agent, broker, MGA and marketing rep. He joined IPC in 1997.
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Dan Brink

Dan Brink

Dan is a senior underwriter for the HNOA program as well as underwriting package business. He joined IPC in 2017 as a seasoned underwriter with experience in HNOA coverage.
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Austin Sunderland

Austin Sunderland

Austin grew up at IPC, literally. He now is an underwriter for both HNOA and package business as well as Tammy’s right hand man to take care of many things such as computer issues, projects and whatever else needs to be done.
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Dani Laing

Dani is an underwriter for the HNOA program and package business. She joined IPC in 2019 when she decided to start a career in insurance and has worked her way up to underwriting.
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Amelia Rivas

Amelia began her career in the insurance business in 2010. In early 2022, she joined IPC as an assistant to the underwriters.
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Ashley Thomas

Ashley embarked on her career in the insurance business in 2017 as a CSR. She joined IPC in early 2022 as an assistant to the underwriters.
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Carrie Zimmerly

Carrie brings with her 20+ years of experience as a CSR for insurance. She joined IPC in late 2022 as an assistant to the underwriters.
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Julie Rickard

Julie brings with her 30+ years of CSR experience, she joined IPC in early 2021. She handles entering new submissions for the underwriters as well as other support work.