In addition to establishing and directing AH&T's management liability practice, he was a founder of AH&T's technology practice and the principal architect of Ensuring Integrity, a nationally known D&O loss prevention program for public companies. Under Schaefer's leadership AH&T has been recognized every year since 1994 by Tillinghast-Towers Perrin's Directors and Officers Liability Survey as one of the top 10 leading national brokers for the placement of management liability insurance programs.
Schaefer is a past chairman of TechAssure, the first nonprofit organization for risk management professionals specializing in technology products and services. In addition to numerous speaking and writing engagements, he has testified as an expert witness before standing committees of the United States Senate and House of Representatives, and advised the Office of Management and Budget about corporate risk management and insurance issues.
Prior to AH&T, he worked for McDonnell Douglas Corporation's information technology services group and for a congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives. Schaefer earned a Bachelor of Arts from Wittenberg University and holds the professional designations of chartered property and casualty underwriter (CPCU) and registered professional liability underwriter (RPLU).