Christian B. Downey
Chris is a licensed producer at Downey & Company specializing in contract bonds and insurance for commercial contractors. Chris started his career as a surety underwriter with Fidelity & Deposit in 1995 after graduating from Whittier College in Los Angeles, CA. He worked as a contract bond underwriter with three different surety companies before joining the agency in 2001. Because he has been cross trained in both the surety company ranks and the agency side of the business, he understands the subtlety and improtance of the surety relationship. Chris is active in various construction trade organizations and currently serves on the National Board of Directors at National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) as it’s Small and Emerging Committee’s chair. Chris also serves on The CFMA Albuquerque Board of Directors as its Secretary. Past positions include The New Mexico Branch of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABCNM) president in 2019 which came at the end of a nine year Board of Directors position.