Mark E. Ruquet is associate editor for Property Casualty 360 – National Underwriter and PropertyCasualty360.com, where he primarily writes daily news coverage of the insurance industry and covers the agents and brokers market. He is a contributor to the PC360 Blog and assists in the production of the PC 360 newsletter. He joined National Underwriter in 2000. Before that, he worked as a reporter for the Ocean County Observer in Toms River, N.J. Prior to that he worked as a freelance reporter with the Asbury Park Press in Freehold, N.J., and the Home News Tribune in East Brunswick, N.J. Before turning to a career in journalism, he held various positions with Seaman’s Furniture Co. in its quality control department rising to manager over a 12 year period. Mark is a graduate of Rutgers University, Livingston College, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in English. Ruquet may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.