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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!


McCabe, Eric

Eric McCabe Promoted to Divisional Senior Vice President

“Eric first joined us back in 2012 as the Lead Underwriting Officer for our New York office. He has been instrumental in providing valuable insight and support that has led to the continued growth and expansion of the Environmental Division, and the development of our National Underwriting unit.

Eric has provided visionary ideas which have been pivotal in helping us achieve our current success. He has also trained, mentored, and guided a group of extremely talented industry professionals.

Congratulations on your tremendous accomplishment, Eric. I wish you continued success as we look to take the Division on the next phase of our journey.”

– Mark Vuono, Divisional President


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Heather Boyd Promoted to Divisional Assistant Vice President

“Heather’s intelligence, confidence, and demeanor are evident to everyone that has the pleasure to meet her. I receive constant accolades from Heather’s business associates, peers, and teammates. It is apparent when you consider all the success she has had in the various positions with Great American.

Congratulations Heather – you are a “great” asset to the team and I looking forward to continue working with you.”

– Eric McCabe, Divisional Senior Vice President


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Richard Viglianese Promoted to Divisional Assistant Vice President

“Rich’s hard work and intelligence has played an instrumental role in the success of the Division. His work ethic and unlimited capacity to accept and complete tasks continues to impress me.

With his ability to mentor and strengthen our strong team of underwriting professionals, I have no doubt that Rich will continue to do “great” things for the Environmental Division.”

– Eric McCabe, Divisional Senior Vice President


Kevin Winey

Kevin Winey Promoted to Divisional Assistant Vice President

“It is with great pleasure that I announce that Kevin Winey has been promoted to Divisional Assistant Vice President in Claims.

Kevin joined the Environmental Division just over two years and three months ago with over 23 years of environmental claims experience. Since then, he has proven himself to be an integral part of the Division’s claims team. Kevin has a strong command of coverage matters which was instrumental in his expert handling of some of our recent coverage challenges.

Congratulations Kevin on your well-deserved promotion. I wish you continued success as a key member of the Environmental Division’s claims team.

– Greg Kelder, Divisional Senior Vice President, Head of Claims


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Jillian Walsh Promoted to Senior Underwriter

“Jillian joined the Environmental Division nearly four years ago. Prior to joining our team, she worked as an environmental consultant performing numerous assessments on brownfield and industrial sites.

Jillian has demonstrated a strong proficiency in working with our brokers and internal resources to secure profitable premium for our division. She frequently serves as a resource to others within our division providing valuable insight into both services and premises accounts. Jillian has also played a key role in the launch of our new programs’ unit.

I am very grateful to have such a hard-working and highly competent underwriter on my team.”

– Kirk Davenport, Divisional Vice President, Executive Underwriting


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Nina Felix Promoted to Assistant Underwriter IIII

“Please join me in congratulating Nina Felix on her promotion to Assistant Underwriter III.

Nina has been with Great American Environmental for over 6 years, serving as our Administrative Assistant. During her time at Great American, she has been an integral member of the division with her attention to detail and ability to multi-task across numerous responsibilities. Nina’s strong professional traits will certainly serve her well in her new role.

We are proud of her accomplishments and wish her continued success.”

– John L’Abbate, Associate Underwriting Supervisor, National Underwriting