PORTLAND, Maine, Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers' compensation specialist The MEMIC Group has announced the appointments of three Senior Production Underwriters including Lynn Trowbridge in South Carolina, James Keck in Massachusetts and Tammy Allen in North Carolina to support growth within these markets.
With nearly 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, Lynn Trowbridge has held positions as a Commercial Lines Senior Underwriter and a Field Specialist with Liberty Mutual Insurance and a Territory Manager at W.R. Berkley Corporation for South Carolina, Western North Carolina and Charlotte, North Carolina before joining MEMIC. Lynn graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Buffalo in New York and has earned her Associate in Insurance Services (AIS) and Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU) designations.
James Keck has 15 years of underwriting experience with 8 years at one of the largest workers' comp carriers where he maintained an $8-10 million renewal book in addition to writing new business with a focus on education, healthcare, financial services, and manufacturing industries. He has obtained his Certificate in General Insurance (INS), Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU) and Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) designations. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Minor in Business Law from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Tammy Allen has more than 20 years of experience in the workers' compensation market in agency management and field underwriting. In her prior role, she managed sales in a multi-state territory for one of America's leading church insurers that also focused on senior living facilities and home healthcare. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
The MEMIC Group includes MEMIC Indemnity Company, MEMIC Casualty Company, and parent company Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance Company; all rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. As a super-regional workers' compensation specialty insurer, The MEMIC Group holds licenses to write workers' compensation in 46 states plus the District of Columbia. The group insures more than 20,000 employers and their estimated 300,000 employees, and holds more than $1 billion in assets. The MEMIC Group wrote more than $300 million in workers' compensation premium in 2015 and has grown by 30% in territories outside of its home state of Maine each of the last three years. The group maintains offices in Manchester, NH; Glastonbury, CT; Albany, NY; Weehawken, NJ; West Conshohocken, PA; Tysons Corner, VA; and Tampa, FL; in addition to its headquarters in Portland, ME.