Ed Heine

Managing Director - Surety,
PayneWest Insurance, Inc.

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PayneWest Insurance, Inc.
Missoula, MT


Ed Heine is the Executive Vice President of Payne Financial Group, Inc. (PFG), a regional firm specializing in Insurance, Bonds, Financial Services and Employee Benefits. Ed‘s primary role in the company is Managing Executive of the company’s surety bond department. He is also a Shareholder and Director of PFG, and plays an active role in the executive management of the company. PFG’s surety practice serves customers throughout the Western United States. Through a network of 9 offices located throughout Montana, Boise and Spokane, PFG has established a key role in providing insurance and surety services to the construction industry of the region. Ed served as President of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers in 2005 - 2006, the nation’s leading trade association for surety bond professionals. He also serves as a member of the faculty of NASBP’s Continuing Education Committee, and is a highly-rated speaker on issues involving the construction and surety industries. A graduate of Bowdoin College, Mr. Heine began his surety career in 1979 as a surety underwriter, and served in various underwriting management positions in New York City, Seattle and Houston prior to joining Payne in 1990. He is an active member of the Associated General Contractors and the Construction Financial Management Association. A resident of Missoula, Montana, Ed currently serves as President of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Missoula, and is involved in Boy Scouts of America and youth sport programs.