Employee Spotlight


Great American’s Environmental Division is excited to recognize and congratulate the following team member promotions. Thank you for your hard work and continued contribution to our team’s success!

Kesley Hill

Kelsey Hill Promoted to Marketing Manager

“Please join me in congratulating Kelsey Hill on her promotion to Marketing Manager.

Kelsey has been instrumental in moving our division to a much higher level of professionalism with regards to our overall marketing capabilities and our Public Relations efforts. Her oversight and of the development of internal dashboards, participation on various company marketing committees, and promotional efforts through the use of social medial, has helped us become a recognized leader in the environmental insurance marketplace and are just a few of the many accomplishments Kelsey has achieved in such a short period of time.

Congratulations Kelsey on your promotion, well deserved!”

– Mark Vuono, Divisional President

Erin Murphy

Erin Murphy Promoted to Senior Production Underwriter

"Please join me in congratulating Erin Murphy on her promotion to Senior Production Underwriter.

Erin rounded out 2019 with the highest overall premium production for our division. She managed to accomplish this achievement by developing strong relationships with several key brokers while handing an incredible amount of new as well as renewal business throughout the year. Erin has also shown an ability to help foster this motivational drive among other team members, and I am looking forward to seeing her growth in this new role.

Congratulations and thank you, Erin, for all your hard work.”

– Rich Viglianese, Senior Production Underwriting Manager

Karen Grassi

Karen Grassi Promoted to Production Underwriter Specialist

“Please join me in congratulating Karen Grassi for her promotion to Production Underwriter Specialist.

Karen’s contributions are greatly appreciated. Since joining Great American, she has consistently been one of our top new business contributors. Karen continues to independently make strong contributions to the team’s production goals and in strengthen the relationships with key clients and brokers.

Thank you Karen and best wishes in your new position.”

– Eric McCabe, National Underwriting Director

Ryan Kuhn

Ryan Kuhn Promoted to Associate Underwriter IV

“I am very pleased to announce that Ryan Kuhn has been promoted to Associate Underwriter IV.

Ryan joined our team as an assistant underwriter in May of 2016 after graduating from West Chester University. Since joining our team, Ryan has consistently delivered prompt and accurate servicing of accounts. In addition, Ryan also developed into a proficient services underwriter generating both new business premium and managing a renewal book. Most recently, Ryan has been instrumental in servicing our AmWins and RT New Day programs. I am very grateful to have such a hard-working and talented person on my team.

Congratulations, Ryan, on your well-deserved promotion.”

– Kirk Davenport, Divisional Vice President

Tom Heft

Tom Heft Promoted to Assistant Underwriter II

“Please join me in congratulating Tom Heft on his well-earned promotion to Assistant Underwriter II.

Tom has been with our division for 2+ years. During his time with Great American Environmental, he has been an integral member of the team as an Assistant Underwriter and has gone the extra mile to assist with the team when called upon. Tom has also helped the underwriting team immensely and continues to support more and more accounts. We are proud of his accomplishments and wish him continued success in his new role.”

– John L’Abbate, Associate Underwriting Supervisor