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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 Zelda J. Holcomb, Ph.D. - Owner/Consultant Holcomb Associates, LLC, Educational Consulting Group (UM, GA)
J. Douglas Robinson - Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Nicholas O. Matt - Chairman & CEO, Matt Brewing Company (UM, GA)
Richard P. Creedon - President and Chief Operating Officer (UM) Peter J. O'Neill - Retired, Agway, Inc. (UM)
Russell A. Acevedo - Medical Director of Intensive Care, Crouse Hospital (UM, GA) Alan J. Pope - Senior Vice-President PointeNorth Insurance Group (UM, GA, RFI)
C. William Bachman (retired) - Vice President, Cohber Press (UM, GA, RFI) Timothy R. Reed - Executive Director of Distance Running Hall of Fame, (UM, GA)
Alfred E. Calligaris - President, The Stebbins Engineering and Manufacturing Company (UM, GA. RFI) Linda E. Romano - Attorney at Law, Counsel to Bond, Schoeneck & King (UM, RFI)
Paul A. Hagstrom, Ph.D. - Professor of Economics, Hamilton College (UM, RFI) Eric K. Scholl - Chairman, CEO, Co-CIO Caywood-Scholl Capital Management, LLC (UM, RFI)
Gregory M. Harden - President and Chief Executive Officer, Harden Furniture Company (UM, GA. 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 Franklin E. Zurschmit - Resident Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, Eastern Regional Office
Mo Masud - Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Steven E. Barry- Vice President, Director of Planning and Operational Analysis
Michael S. Wolfe - Senior Vice President & Senior Marketing Officer Paul L. Cohen - Vice President, Senior Personal Lines Officer and Chief Actuary
Steven P. Guzski - Executive Vice President, Director of Human Resources Brian Dowler - Resident Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, Middle Atlantic Regional Office
Kristen H. Martin - EVP, Director of Underwriting Operations and Corporate Secretary Jolene M. Casatelli - Senior Vice President, Senior Claims Officer
Anthony L. Sychtysz - Senior Vice President, National Sales Director and Commercial Lines Business Segment Leader Ralph J. LaSpina - Resident Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, Republic-Franklin Insurance Office
Bernard J. Turi - Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Director of Risk & Reinsurance Christopher J. Piela - Resident Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, Southeastern Regional Office
David B. Gilmet - Resident Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, New England Regional Office Brian J. Begley- Vice President, Senior Customer Retention and Experience Officer
Mark R. Angelucci - Vice President, Senior Underwriting Officer Brian W. Miller - Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Richard S. Crandall - Assistant Vice President and Managing Associate Actuary Brian D. Saville - Resident Senior Vice President and Director – Educational Institutions Unit