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Corporate Leadership

Boards of Directors
The management of the Utica Mutual Insurance Company (UM) and its affiliates, the Graphic Arts Mutual Insurance company (GA), and Republic Franklin Insurance (RFI), is vested in their respective boards of directors. Each board* is composed principally of outside directors. Only three members of each board are officers or employees of the company. The majority of the directors of each company are policyholders. Directors are elected annually by the policyholders.

W. Craig Heston - Chairman Emeritus Gregory M. Harden - President and Chief Executive Officer, Harden Furniture Company (UM, GA. RFI)
J. Douglas Robinson - Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Zelda J. Holcomb, Ph.D. - Owner/Consultant Holcomb Associates, LLC, Educational Consulting Group (UM, GA)
Richard P. Creedon - President and Chief Operating Officer (UM) Nicholas O. Matt - Chairman & CEO, Matt Brewing Company (UM, GA)
Russell A. Acevedo - Medical Director of Intensive Care, Crouse Hospital (UM, GA) Peter J. O'Neill - Retired, Agway, Inc. (UM)
C. William Bachman (retired) - Vice President, Cohber Press (UM, GA, RFI) Alan J. Pope - Senior Vice-President PointeNorth Insurance Group (UM, GA, RFI)
Alfred E. Calligaris - President, The Stebbins Engineering and Manufacturing Company (UM, GA. RFI) Timothy R. Reed - Executive Director of Distance Running Hall of Fame, (UM, GA)
Paul A. Hagstrom, Ph.D. - Professor of Economics, Hamilton College (UM, RFI) Linda E. Romano - Attorney at Law, Counsel to Bond, Schoeneck & King (UM, RFI)
  Eric K. Scholl - Chairman, CEO, Co-CIO Caywood-Scholl Capital Management, LLC (UM, RFI)

    *UM - Utica Mutual Insurance Company                         *GA - Graphic Arts Mutual Insurance Company


Operating Committee
The Operating Committee consists of members of senior management who guide the course of the companies of the Utica National Insurance Group.

J. Douglas Robinson - Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Brian K. McCulloch - Resident Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, Southwestern Regional Office
Richard P. Creedon - President and Chief Operating Officer (UM) Andrew E. Meehan - Resident Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, New York Metropolitan Regional Office
John M. Anderson - President and Chief Operating Officer, Founders Insurance Company Ernest W. Weeks III - Resident Senior Vice President, Agents' Errors & Omissions Program
Mo Masud - Vice President and Chief Information Officer Franklin E. Zurschmit - Resident Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, Eastern Regional Office
Michael S. Wolfe - Senior Vice President & Senior Marketing Officer Steven E. Barry- Vice President, Director of Planning and Operational Analysis
Steven P. Guzski - Executive Vice President, Director of Human Resources Paul L. Cohen - Vice President, Senior Personal Lines Officer and Chief Actuary
Kristen H. Martin - EVP - General Auditor & Corporate Secretary Andrew B. McCray - Vice President, Director of Field Underwriting Operations
Anthony L. Sychtysz - Senior Vice President, National Sales Director and Commercial Lines Business Segment Leader Brian Dowler - Resident Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, Middle Atlantic Regional Office and Southeastern Regional Office
Bernard J. Turi - Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Director of Risk & Reinsurance Diane K. Hausserman - Assistant Vice President, Managing Actuary
David B. Gilmet - Resident Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, New England Regional Office Jolene M. Casatelli - Vice President, Senior Claims Officer
John A. Griffin - Resident Senior Vice President, Educational Institutions Unit Ralph J. LaSpina - Resident Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, Republic-Franklin Insurance Office
Mark R. Angelucci - Vice President, Senior Underwriting Officer Brian J. Begley- Vice President and Manager of Customer Retention & Experience