American Association of Insurance Management Consultants


Position / Title: 
Senior Consultant
Company Name: 
Malecki Deimling Nielander & Associates, LLC
307 Blanchard Drive
Defiance, OH 43512
Business Phone: 
(419) 789-1754


Craig Andrews is a Senior Consultant at Malecki Deimling Nielander & Associates, LLC.  He has worked in a wide range of industry roles for over forty years, from independent agent to commercial insurance underwriter, from commercial insurance underwriting executive to commercial insurance product director and coverage form developer, teacher and expert witness.  


As a teacher and speaker, Craig has made presentations for the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, The National Alliance, The Academy of Insurance, The Federation of Insurance Women of Texas, The Insurance Board of Northern Ohio, The Indiana State University Networks Financial Institute Property and Casualty Insurance Forum, several Professional Insurance Agents Association state affiliates, and multiple CPCU chapters.  He was the first recipient of “The Jack V. Hedges Instructor of the Year” Award from PIA of Ohio.


Craig has significant experience developing and implementing commercial insurance coverage programs,  including, but not limited to, commercial insurance package policies, data breach coverage forms, employment practices liability coverage forms, and multiple proprietary coverage enhancement endorsements for all lines of commercial insurance. 


Craig has served as expert witness at deposition and at trial for over twelve years in cases involving Commercial General Liability, Additional Insured endorsements, Commercial Property, Inland Marine, Commercial Auto, Garagekeepers Insurance, and Commercial Umbrella . 


He has earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Accredited Adviser in insurance (AAI), Associate in Commercial Underwriting – Management (AU-M), Associate in Reinsurance (ARe), Associate in Claims (AIC), Associate in Marine Insurance Management (AMIM), Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) and Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist (CRIS) professional insurance designations.  He has received The Institutes' Award for Academic Excellence for both the AMIM and ASLI programs.  


Craig is an active member of The Society of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters and its Coverage, Expert Witness and Litigators (CLEW) Interest Group and is an associate member of the Association of Insurance Management Consultants.  He is also past president of the Grand Lake Chapter of the Society of CPCU and past president and board member of Underwriting Executives Council.  He is a graduate of Indiana University and The Catholic University of America, and is an Eagle Scout and U.S. Navy veteran.     


Membership Level

Associate Member

Areas of Expertise

  • Agent - Agency
    • Education
      • Professional Development
      • Seminar Presentations
      • Webinars
    • Management
      • Staff Development
  • Company - Wholesaler - MGA
    • Education
      • Education/Professional Development
      • Seminar Presentations
      • Webinars
    • Management
      • Underwriting Audits & Reviews
      • Underwriting Training/Monitoring
  • Corporations & Enterprise
    • Insurance Related
      • Agent/Broker Performance Reviews
      • Agent/Broker Selection
      • Insurance Company Performance Reviews
      • Insurance Coverage Analysis/Design
    • Risk Management
      • Risk Management Planning
  • Legal - Litigation - Claims
    • Claims Handling
      • Wrongful Cancellation
    • Expert Witness - Litigation Support
      • Agency - Company Disputes
      • Company - Reinsurance Disputes
      • Coverage - Claim Disputes - P&C
      • Customs, Standards, Practices & Duties - P&C
      • Errors & Omissions - P&C
      • Underwriting - P&C
    • Legal Consulting
      • Contract vs.Coverage Analysis
      • Coverage Opinions (Post Loss)
      • Coverage Opinions (Pre Loss)