Professional Underwriters, Inc.

39475 W. 13 Mile Road, Suite 106
Novi, MI 48377

Telephone: (248) 553-8300
FAX: (248) 553-8305
E-mail: puimich@profunderwriters.com
Working Hours: Mon – Fri:  8:30AM – 5PM


Robert L. Coleman, Chairman & CEO

Robert-L-ColemanBob’s life-long commitment to the insurance industry spans four decades, from claims adjuster for State Farm Insurance in 1962, to agent/co-owner of Professional Underwriters, Inc. from 1974 to the present with offices in Arizona, Colorado and Michigan. Bob’s commitment to specialized insurance for the design professional began in 1974; since then, he has worked closely with his clients and the insurance markets focusing on the unique exposures and risk management solutions for architects and engineers. Bob is a past-President of a/e ProNet, a national organization of insurance agents specializing in design professionals. Bob also has been an active member of the AIA, MSA, NSPE, MSPE, ACEC/MI. He has served on the insurance and risk management committees for various associations, insurance companies, and the State of Michigan. He currently serves on the ACEC/MI, Risk Management Committee. Bob has been a participant in over 225 national, regional, and in-house design firm loss control and risk management seminars across the country over the last 50 years.

As a member of ProNet, a national association of brokers/agents that specialize in writing insurance coverage for design professionals, Bob has been a facilitator in bringing together and matching the traditional and emerging design professional exposures with the design professional’s products and policies provided by the insurance industry.

Email: bcoleman@profunderwriters.com

Brett Coleman, President/COO

Brett-ColemanBrett joined us in 2005 and currently is co-owner of Professional Underwriters, Inc. For the past 15 years he has specialized in the managing of risk for Design Professionals. Prior to joining PUI, he spent time working with underwriters from the St. Paul Travelers Architects and Engineers division in Baltimore, Maryland and with the Architects and Engineers department of Victor O. Schinnerer/CNA. Brett holds a license for Property and Casualty Insurance, as well as for Life & Health Insurance. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of a/e ProNet.

Email: brcoleman@profunderwriters.com

Michelle Kubitski, Office Manager/Accountant

Michelle-KubitskiMichelle has been with us since August 2004, having a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an accounting major. Along with her education she brings over 10 solid years of accounting experience with working in a detailed, customer oriented atmosphere.

In addition to being our Accountant for all three PUI offices she handles our computer concerns and many other multi-tasking responsibilities.


Email: mkubitski@profunderwriters.com

Leah Fritch, Account Manager

Leah-FritchLeah joined PUI in July of 2011. She is a licensed property and casualty agent and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. For almost 13 years she has specialized in commercial lines insurance and account management for professional organizations, including Design Professionals. Leah truly enjoys helping people with their insurance needs. When she is not in the office she enjoys camping, gardening, boating and spending time with family.


Email: lfritch@profunderwriters.com

Melissa Merriman, Account Manager

Melissa-GerlicaIn 2011 Melissa joined PUI with almost 8 years of insurance experience. Melissa began her insurance career in personal lines but has added commercial lines insurance to her resume over the years. She obtained her property and casualty license, as well as life & health, in 2005. She also received her Certified Insurance Service Representative designation in 2006. Outside the office she enjoys the outdoors, playing sports and traveling.


Email: mmerriman@profunderwriters.com

Ronnie J. Sosin, Account Manager

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Ronnie is a licensed State of Michigan Property & Casualty Insurance Agent with almost 15 years of experience in commercial insurance exposure.  He has an extensive background in the insurance industry. His experience includes several varying Agency environments.  Working in these different environments has allowed him to gain an excellent understanding and perception of the clients’ insurance needs.  He has a solid knowledge of commercial insurance including Professional Liability, Management Liability, General Liability, Property, Business Auto, Workers Compensation, Inland Marine, Cyber Liability and more.  Ronnie rejoined PUI in June of 2019 and is very excited to be back working with the specialty niche group of Architects, Engineers & Land Surveyors at PUI.  Ronnie really enjoys working with Design Professionals which makes coming back to PUI feel like coming home.  When Ronnie is not working he enjoys working out, personal training, engaging in any kind of outdoor activities, and spending time with his wife Amanda and his Boston Terrier, Murphy.

Email: rsosin@profunderwriters.com