John A. Songin

John A. Songin
Vice President, Partnership Engagement – Central U.S.
Ascot Group

John Songin is Vice President of Partnership Engagement for the Central U.S. at Ascot Group, a leading global insurance, reinsurance, and underwriting services company. In this capacity, John is the senior market-facing leader responsible for client relationship management, new business development, and external branding efforts in the region.

Prior to joining Ascot in 2021, John spent nearly a decade with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, most recently on the Sales & Distribution team leading executive level, strategic relationship management of targeted brokers in the United States and Canada. John was previously an underwriter specializing in the Aviation and Agriculture sectors, with increasing responsibility. John began his career at Chartis Aerospace Insurance Services as an Aviation underwriter.

John received a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics from Saint Louis University and is an FAA-licensed Commercial Pilot with Multi-Engine and Instrument ratings. He is a member of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Midwest chapter Associate Board and is part of the planning committee for their 2023 “Inclusion in Insurance Global Forum.” In his free time, John enjoys competitive swimming, sailing, enjoying Chicago’s impeccable food scene, and is an avid Buffalo sports fan.