Yvonne Castillo is an architecture-degreed lawyer of 22-years experience. She began her law practice as a judicial law clerk and then a trial lawyer in Colorado, litigating numerous jury and bench trials in both state and federal courts representing clients in complex business matters, including products liability, copyright/trademark infringement, premises liability, and contractual matters. She then transitioned into public policy and became the Chief In-House Lobbyist and General Counsel for the American Institute of Architects, Texas Chapter. After almost 10 years, she then moved on to AIA National Headquarters and supported all state government affairs programs with research, analysis, and programming that connected state components with common issues and strategies. She has been an active public speaker in national public policy forums on issues related to infrastructure development, financing, and energy and serves as Vice Chair on the Energy Infrastructure, Siting, and Reliability Committee at the American Bar Association. Yvonne’s email address is Yvonne.Castillo@victorinsurance.com.
Nahom Gebre is a risk management consultant with Victor. A registered professional engineer, Nahom practiced civil engineering prior to his involvement with risk management issues. His background includes service as in-house counsel and project manager for a large engineering firm. Nahom provides risk management advice to Victor and CNA policyholders. Nahom received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Washington University and his Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School. Nahom’s email address is Nahom.Gebre@victorinsurance.com.
Frank Musica is a risk management consultant with Victor. His background ranges from practice with small architecture firms to serving as in-house counsel for design firm with a large international practice. Prior to joining Victor, he held staff positions with professional societies where he served as a lobbyist on Federal procurement and liability issues and guided programs to address design firm practice management needs and anticipate future challenges to the professions. Frank received a professional degree in architecture, an MBA, and a law degree from the University of Notre Dame. Frank’s email address is Frank.Musica@victorinsurance.com.