NJM Elevates Livingston to Executive VP, Counsel; Announces 5 Other Promotions

New Jersey property/casualty insurer NJM Insurance Group announced that Mitchell A. Livingston has been promoted to executive vice president and corporate counsel.

Livingston, who is also a member of NJM’s board of directors, is responsible for leading the company’s strategic planning efforts, while also heading-up NJM’s commercial lines sales, service and underwriting divisions, which include the state’s largest workers’ compensation book of business. He also oversees NJM’s Human Resources Department and Special Investigations Unit.

Livingston, formerly a director of the law firm of Sterns & Weinroth, joined NJM in 2006 as a staff attorney and following a series of promotions was named senior vice president and corporate counsel in 2013, the same year he was elected to the NJM board.

NJM also announced the retirement of two board members and several other staff promotions.

Retiring from the NJM board are long-time directors James M. Seabrook and Thomas S. Marotta. A former chairman of NJM’s Board, Seabrook has been a board member for 30 years. Marotta first joined the NJM board in 1995.

Regarding staff promotions, Steven B. Goldman, Daniel A. Toadvine, and Robert D. Weaver were named assistant vice presidents; Cam Maio was promoted to director of Marketing and Loretta Kreutzberg was promoted to manager, Program Management Office.

Goldman joined NJM in 1990 as an auto claims representative before moving to commercial lines sales in 1999. He was promoted to manager, Commercial Lines Sales/Policyholder Services in 2010 and to director in 2013.

Toadvine joined NJM in 1999 as an attorney in the auto claims legal department. Prior to joining the company, he worked at ASCS/Penn Independent Corp. and Robert C. Gibson and Associates. Toadvine was promoted to a manager, claims counsel in 2006 and to director in 2011.

Weaver joined NJM in 1994 as a customer service representative. He was promoted to senior business analyst in IT in 2001 and to business relationship specialist in 2004, resulting in a move to the company’s Cash Management Department. He was promoted to business process administrator in 2006 and to manager, Cash Management in 2010 before he was named assistant treasurer in 2013.

Maio joined NJM in 2014, having most recently served as director of Strategic Marketing at Plymouth Rock Corp. His previous work experience included roles as vice president of Sales and Marketing at A.K. Stamping, BeCu Manufacturing and P&R Fasteners.

Kreutzberg was a programmer/analyst at Applications General Corp. in Princeton prior to joining NJM in 2001 in a similar position. That same year, she was promoted to senior programmer analyst and, in 2002, to lead programmer analyst. In 2010 she was named administrator, Business Solution Delivery.

NJM is New Jersey’s leading writer of workers’ compensation insurance and among the leaders in personal and commercial auto, and homeowners insurance.