For Immediate Release
April 27, 2015
Media Contact: Thomas Thamm
(802) 223-2341 x8975
tthamm @ vermontmutual.com
MONTPELIER, Vermont (April 27, 2015)—Vermont Mutual Insurance Group has elected Terry Moore as Vice President of Underwriting. Mr. Moore comes to Vermont Mutual from Safeco Insurance, where he served as AVP and Regional Manager of Safeco’s New York and New Jersey region.
Mark McDonnell, Senior Vice President, stated “We’re very pleased to have Terry join the team at Vermont Mutual. His broad industry experience makes him a great addition to our organization.” McDonnell continued “beyond the technical expertise Terry possesses, his entire career has been spent partnering with agents in the Independent Agent channel, which is an added benefit to Vermont Mutual, since it is the only channel through which we proudly distribute our products.”
Prior to his time at Safeco, Moore was with OneBeacon as VP of Underwriting for their reciprocal companies, Adirondack Insurance and New Jersey Skylands. Starting as a Claims Examiner with Mutual Benefit Life, Moore’s experience brought him to Fireman’s Fund, where for nearly 20 years he held a variety of positions of increasing authority in Underwriting, Field Sales, Territorial Leadership, Finance and Administration, Pricing, Human Resources and Operations.
Mr. Moore will be based at the Group’s Montpelier headquarters.
Chartered in 1828, Vermont Mutual Insurance Company is one of the ten oldest mutual property/casualty insurers in the United States. They have operated continuously since that time in Montpelier, VT. Along with the wholly owned subsidiary, Northern Security Insurance Company, Inc. and the affiliated Granite Mutual Insurance Company, Vermont Mutual Insurance Group provides coverage throughout New England and New York. Through more than 500 independent agencies, the Group insures approximately 285,000 policyholders with a direct written premium of more than $350,000,000. In addition to its upgrade to A+ (Superior) by A. M. Best, Vermont Mutual Insurance Company has been named to Ward’s Top 50 performing property/casualty companies in the United States for the past seven consecutive years.