Union Mutual of Vermont Companies announced several management changes that were approved at this month’s quarterly meeting of the board of directors. The changes are effective Jan. 1, 2014.
Robert Glass has been promoted to senior vice president, products and distribution. He is responsible for Union Mutual’s underwriting and marketing departments. Previously, he had served as vice president of underwriting.
Lisa Keysar has been promoted to senior vice president, client services, and is now responsible for the customer service and claims departments. Keysar, who continues in her role as corporate secretary, had previously served as vice president of customer service.
Gary Ouellette has been promoted to senior vice president, operations, with responsibility for the information technology department and project management office as well as implementation of Union Mutual’s strategic plan. Ouellette had previously served as vice president of the IT department and enterprise risk management officer, a title he continues to hold.
Jennifer Galfetti has been promoted to treasurer. Galfetti, who joined Union Mutual in 2009, most recently served as assistant treasurer.
Thomas White joined Union Mutual as regional vice president of marketing for New York. White will continue to serve as president of Community Mutual Insurance Company of East Schodack, N.Y., which affiliated with Union Mutual on Dec. 1, 2013.
Other changes include the promotion of David Walker to the position of assistant vice president, property claims; Peter Heitmann to the position of assistant vice president, casualty claims; Robert MacLeod to the position of assistant vice president of systems; Pam LaCount to the position of director of project management; and Deborah Balserus to underwriting director, personal lines. Additionally, Carolyn Ix will become regional vice president of marketing, Northern New England; and Debra Squairs will become vice president of claims quality.