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Hostetter Joins Jack Martin & Associates in Maryland

Jack Martin & Associates, a division of Easton, Maryland-based Avon-Dixon Agency, announced that Damon Hostetter has rejoined the firm.

Rhode Island’s Falvey Yacht Insurance Adds 2 to Underwriting Team

Falvey Yacht Insurance, a North Kingstown, Rhode Island-based managing general underwriter specializing in yacht insurance, has hired Laura Sherrod and Craig McGinnes to join the firm’s group of yacht underwriting experts.

New Hampshire’s Minkler Honored With Big ‘I’ Woodworth Memorial Award

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America has awarded Tom Minkler with the Woodworth Memorial Award, the highest honor the association bestows on one of its members, during the annual Big “I” Legislative Conference.

IIABNY CEO Poppa to Retire After 38-Year Career

The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New York (IIABNY) announced that president and CEO Richard Poppa will retire at the end of 2016 after leading the association for nearly 20 years.

York Hires Walsh as Risk Management Practices President in New Jersey

York Risk Services Group, a national provider of claims management, managed care, specialized loss adjusting, alternative risk programs, pool administration and other insurance services, has hired Patrick J. Walsh as president of the firm’s Risk Management Practices business and executive …

Imm Joins Maryland Insurance Administration as Public Affairs Director

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. announced the appointment of Tracy Imm as the Maryland Insurance Administration’s (MIA) director of Public Affairs.

Donegan to Step Down as Vermont Commissioner

Susan L. Donegan, who has been serving as commissioner of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) for past three years, will step down from her position. Donegan’s last day in office will be June 30, according to a department …

O’Grady Joins Maryland Insurance Administration as Associate Commissioner

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer, Jr., announced the appointment of Vincent P. O’Grady as the Maryland Insurance Administration’s (MIA) new associate commissioner, Examination and Audit.

NJM Insurance Hires Marrero as Consumer Safety Administrator

NJM Insurance Group, one of New Jersey’s leading automobile insurers, has hired Violet Marrero as its consumer safety administrator. She is based in NJM’s West Trenton, New Jersey, headquarters office.

SAN Group Hires Prouty as Eastern Massachusetts Regional VP

Satellite Agency Network (SAN) Group Inc., an alliance of independent insurance agencies in the Northeast, has hired Cindy Prouty as regional vice president of Eastern Massachusetts.