Innovative Life And Annuity software for the digital company

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Penn River is a Cloud based Annuity and Life Policy Administration System (native cloud) designed with pre-built functionality that is flexible, extendable, transparent, verifiable, and maintainable (simple and concise). The architecture of Penn River facilitates speed to market with stable software deployments.

Don Desiderato

Mantissa Group

It isn’t very often that a new Life and Annuities Policy Administration System enters the marketplace, so I eagerly anticipated the opportunity to review the Penn River system. We believe that those considering a new PAS platform, as well as working with an Insurtech startup as a strategic partner, will want to take a serious look at this solution

Eric Fairchild


 Penn River has entered the life and annuity policy administration marketplace with an end-to-end platform anchored on innovative approaches to product configuration and platform technology. Insurance companies focused on integration, acquisition, or modernization will benefit from learning more about their platform.


Meet The Team

David Shaw

CEO, Co-founder

  • David Shaw

David Shaw has over 30 years of experience in the insurance and financial industry including leading IT for multiple large companies as the Chief Information Officer and running P&L for significant business units within consulting organizations. He has been an early adopter of leading-edge technologies including modern Policy Administrations Systems.

Jerome Bridge

CTO, Co-founder

  • Jerome Bridge

Jerome brings over 10 years software development experience using JAVA/J2EE and other technologies to the development of the Penn River System. Jerome’s technical expertise and work with Open Source and Cloud Computing ensures the Penn River Policy Administration is based on advanced technologies.

Ben Dashkiwsky

SVP Solutions Development, Co-Founder

  • Ben Dashkiwsky

With over 10 years experience in Policy Administration Systems, Ben has specialized in implementing and supporting policy admin systems through the software development life cycle.


Paul Soscia

COO, Co-Founder

  • Paul Soscia

Paul brings more than 20 years experience in the financial services industry with expertise in leading both technology and business initiatives. He has held executive, PM, and lead architect positions over the course of his career. That experience coupled with his product and business expertise provided Paul with the foresight to develop a modern Policy Administration System.

Sherry Xu

Chief Architect

  • Sherry Xu

Sherry is the primary developer and creator of the Penn River Policy Administration platform. With over 15 years of experience in life and annuity administration systems, she has pioneered and shaped the policy admin system of the future. Sherry has built a robust and dynamic design philosophy throughout her career serving in critical roles for major Policy Administration Software vendors.

Pam Doggett

Senior Advisor

  • Pam Doggett

Pam is a customer-centric business consultant with comprehensive knowledge of insurance processing and administration. Her focus today includes corporate growth, business analysis and client development. Pamela was a Co-founder of AdminServer, Inc., a provider of insurance policy administration software, which was bought by Oracle in 2008.

Ginny Malecki

Senior Consultant

  • Ginny Malecki

With over 30 years in the Life, Health and Annuity insurance business Ginny has experience on mulitple Policy Administration Systems. Her background includes experience in Office Operations at carriers including MONY, Philadelphia Life, CIGNA, AIG, and Penn Mutual where she oversaw system implementations for a variety of products and product enhancements.

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Tel: 610.314.7353

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Suite 100
Newtown Square, PA 19073

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