New Paradigm Underwriters is at the forefront of efficiently facilitating the transfer of peak catastrophe insurance and reinsurance risk to the most efficient capital providers. New Paradigm can deploy tremendous capacity to provide affordable first dollar catastrophe cover for items that are difficult to impossible to insure traditionally.  New Paradigm utilizes proprietary parametric triggers for wind and flood that can result in a claims settlement process significantly quicker than traditional insurance.

executive team


Bradley I. Meier graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 1990. That year, he also became the President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (UVE: NYSE).  Mr. Meier served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. from November 1990 to February 22, 2013.  He served as the Chairman of the Board at Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. until February 22, 2013 and as a Director from November 1990 to February 22, 2013.  Mr. Meier served as the President of Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. from April 1997 to February 22, 2013. Over the past two decades, Brad led Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company to become one of the three leading writers of homeowners’ insurance policies in Florida.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Evan M. Glassman holds his 2-20 Property and Casualty and 1-20 Surplus Lines agent licenses in Florida. Over a ten year insurance career, Evan has consistently been the leading rainmaker at one of Florida’s ten largest privately held insurance agencies (top 50 nationally as ranked by the Insurance Journal in 2012) specializing in designing insurance solutions for many of South Florida’s largest multi-family properties. Evan is regularly asked for comment by the news media, and to speak on panels and in front of groups pertaining to developments in the insurance marketplace. Evan studied Finance at Tulane University and The Ohio State University, and was honored in 2010 by the South Florida Business Journal as Forty under 40 (Honoring the Region's best and brightest professionals under forty years old).