Maine’s The MEMIC Group Hires LaCrosse, Romano

Jason LaCrosse has been appointed a safety management consultant by Portland, Maine-headquartered workers’ compensation specialist The MEMIC Group.

LaCrosse began his career in the military, starting off as a flight medic before becoming a blackhawk instructor pilot and aviation safety officer. He retired from the US Army with 21 years of active duty service and went on to fly Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for Dartmouth Hitchcock and Lifeflight of Maine. He later worked for Northrop Grumman in Saudi Arabia, teaching the Saudi National Guard about aviation and ground safety.

In addition, James Romano has been appointed to vice president and corporate risk officer. He will oversee risk operations and provide an integrated risk management framework. He also is responsible for the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program within the group, which assesses and mitigates competitive, regulatory and technological threats to the group’s capital and earnings.

Prior to joining MEMIC, Romano was executive vice president at Fiduciary Investment Advisors in Connecticut. In addition, he worked for more than a decade at Conning, an investment management firm, where he served as chief risk officer and head of Risk Solutions. Romano also has worked at The Travelers in Hartford, Conn., as a financial analyst.

Source: The MEMIC Group