Colemont Names Cassidy, Baird to Senior Management Team

September 12, 2005

Colemont Hartford has promoted Mike Cassidy and Woody Baird to senior vice president positions.

Cassidy is now senior vice president for Market Relations. In this new role, Cassidy will be responsible for maintaining and developing strong relationships with Colemont’s casualty markets, and he will also continue to market and service commercial casualty accounts.

Cassidy joined Colemont in 2000 as an assistant vice president. Prior to his employment at Colemont, he held the position of vice president of marketing at The Watson Group and has previously held underwriting positions at CNA, Home Insurance, and St. Paul. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut. His e-mail address is

Baird will assume the role of senior vice president for sales. In his new role, Baird will oversee and manage Colemont-Hartford’s growing team of experienced brokers, and will also continue to be responsible for the marketing and production of commercial property and casualty accounts.

Before Baird joined Colemont last year, he was the area executive vice president/branch manager at Arthur J. Gallagher & Company’s Hartford office for 16 years. There, he was responsible for the
performance of the branch and large account production. He has also served as president of Gow & Hanna, Inc. of Connecticut and began his insurance career at CG/Aetna in their corporate management training program. Woody is a graduate of the Trinity College. His e-mail address is

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