Colemont’s Hartford Office Assigns Additional Management Roles

January 30, 2009

The Hartford, Connecticut office of Colemont Insurance Brokers has assigned new management responsibilities for several key members of its personnel.

Michael O’Brien, vice president, has been named Financial Services Team Leader, overseeing the Hartford office’s team of financial services brokers. He will also be the coordinator for the office’s Broker Development Program, which helps new brokers acquire a blend of marketing and technical insurance skills by educating them on a variety of topics, including the insurance industry and marketplace, excess and surplus lines products and strategies, principles of negotiation, and relationship building.

Bob Drohan, assistant vice president, has been named Financial Services Marketing Manager. His duties will include coordinating the carrier relationships for the Hartford office’s financial services team, managing the team’s new and renewal marketing process, and developing new programs and facilities for the office.

Gary Grindle, vice president, has been named Sales Manager, assisting with and overseeing sales activities for all brokers. In addition, Grindle will now serve as National Retailer Coordinator, working to oversee the development and maintenance of the Hartford office’s relationships between national retail agents and Colemont’s brokers.

Mike Cassidy, senior vice president, will be coordinating the office’s casualty market relationships, and Larry Kessler, Broker, will be coordinating the office’s property market relationships. With access to over 500 key markets, Cassidy and Kessler will develop Colemont’s market relationships to offer new and better coverage and programs.

JoEllen Flatt, assistant vice president – manager, operations and administration, will take on, in addition to her existing responsibilities as the office’s operations manager, the responsibility of coordinating the office’s involvement with industry associations and government entities.

Source: Colemont Insurance Brokers

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