New Slate Of Officers & Board Members Announced At IMUA'S 90TH Virtual Annual Meeting
Jessica Frankovich, CPCU, AMIM, ARM, ARe, elected as the association's new chairperson
By: Inland Marine Underwriters Association
The first order of business was the announcement of the approval of the election results for the 2021 slate of officers. Jessica Frankovich, CPCU, AMIM, ARM, ARe, Executive Vice President, Custom Property & Inland Marine Seneca Insurance Co., a Crum & Forster Company, was elected as the association's new chairperson;
Commenting on her acceptance, Jessica Frankovich praised the work of the IMUA and its continuing commitment to advancing the goals of the inland marine industry, considering the events of the past year. She said, "I am extremely honored to serve this prestigious organization. But more importantly, I am proud to be a part of this group of dedicated professionals. I thank you, our members, for this unique opportunity. It has been extremely gratifying for me to witness first-hand, as a board member and as a member of the executive team, the incredible progress the IMUA has made over the past few years in developing the talents of so many young members of this association. Looking to my first term's agenda, I intend to build upon our successes to date and create an even stronger entity by furthering the education and professional development curriculum to meet the challenges that face this industry in the months and years ahead. I look forward to building an even stronger IMUA."
Ms. Frankovitch also recognized the hard work and dedication of Bruce Jervis, who has served as the IMUA's Chairperson for the past two and a half years. "We are all deeply grateful for his leadership in moving the association forward, especially during the adversities we all witnessed over the past year. I also want to recognize the amazing job of the IMUA staff who continue to push each of us to become a stronger organization."
Also announced was the election of the slate of the Board of Directors. They are:
Class of 2022
Randy Schlosser, Munich Re America
Donald Keahon, Aspen Specialty
Jeff Vetter, Ascot Insurance
Bradley Cameron, Sompo International
Rich Soja, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Class of 2023
Anne Caliento, Gen Re
Ben Tuttle, Tokio Marine
Michelle Hoehn, Travelers
Paul Orsi, Zurich NA
Drew Cadelli, CNA
Class of 2024
Robert Smith, Liberty Mutual
Bruce Jervis, Chubb
Michelle Sipple, Everest
Donna Restaino, Navigators
Mike Perrotti, AXA XL
Kevin O'Brien and Lillian Colson -- the Association's President and CEO and Vice President and Secretary respectively -- were also re-elected.
IMUA is the national association for the commercial inland marine insurance industry representing over 90 percent of all commercial inland marine insurers.