Freisenbruch-Meyer announces promotions
Freisenbruch-Meyer Group (FMG) has announced the appointment of two new employees and five promotions this year.
“We are thrilled to have found such exceptional staff members,” said vice-president and general manager William Madeiros. “The success of this company is directly related to the wonderful team that we have. It is a difficult time for all of us in this economy, but we promised our team at the beginning of the recession that ‘no man will get left behind’. It is a very competitive market right now, but we are very pleased to be able to move the company forward.”
Graham Hillier, who has been promoted to vice-president of insurance operations, joined the company in 1992. Mr Hillier joined as a marine underwriter and has worked in all areas of property and casualty. He has a wealth of underwriting experience and knowledge.
Heidi Grant joined FMG in 2007 as a commercial lines underwriting assistant. She is now assistant vice-president of commercial underwriting and is responsible for FMG’s commercial property and casualty accounts. Mrs Grant has earned her Health Insurance Associate, Associate in Insurance Studies, Associate in Underwriting and is currently working towards her CPCU.
Janeene Harris has been promoted to underwriting assistant for the commercial lines department. Ms Harris, former customer care supervisor for personal lines, is now responsible for commercial business development and client management. Ms Harris recently received her Associate in Insurance Studies and is currently working towards her Associate in Underwriting.
Bill Davidson joined Freisenbruch-Meyer Group in 2007, as a professional lines broker before taking on the role of special projects officer. Mr Davidson is currently the vice-president of claims and compliance, responsible for the corporate governance, risk management and compliance of the company. His post-graduate education includes the Associate in Claim, Associate in Insurance Services and Associate in Insurance Studies designations. He is currently close to completing his CPCU.
Marco Greenidge joined the company in June 2010 as a customer service representative and was quickly promoted to customer care assistant manager in July 2011. Mr Greenidge recently received his Associate in Insurance Studies and is currently working towards his CPCU.
Damir Armstrong and Lynne Devine are the two newest members of the team. Mr Armstrong is the group administrator for life and health departments. He is a graduate of St Johns University, where he received his Bachelor’s of Science in Risk Management and Insurance. He is also working towards his Associate in Insurance Services, Health Insurance Associate and Associate in Risk Management. Ms Devine joined the company in September 2010 as a temporary accountant focusing on specific projects. She has a background in captive management, fund accounting, management and financial accounting, with 15 years’ post qualifying experience, and was hired full time in October 2011, as financial controller.