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Acadia Insurance Company

Douglas M. Nelson

President

Doug Nelson

Douglas M. Nelson joined W. R. Berkley Corporation as President of Acadia Insurance Group in December 2011. He brings almost 30 years of experience in the property casualty insurance industry, having previously held various senior management positions with two national companies.

Officers

Douglas M. Nelson

President

Susan N. Grady, ARM, AMIM

Senior Vice President
Chief Underwriting & Marketing Officer

Charles A. Hamblen, CPA, CPCU

Senior Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

Stephen J. Rich, CPCU, AIC, CCLA

Senior Vice President
Claims

Jonathan R. Becker

Vice President
Maine Branch Manager

Andrew M. Burbank, AAM

Vice President
Information Systems

Joel Glockler, FCAS, MAAA

Vice President, Chief Actuary

Jane E. Gordon, CIC

Vice President
Commercial Lines

Joseph Gresia, Jr.

Vice President
New York Branch Manager

Lisa M. Kilbreth, CPCU

Vice President
New Hampshire Branch Manager

David J. LeBlanc, CPCU

Vice President
Massachusetts Branch Manager

J. Barry May, CPCU, AMIM

Vice President, Marine

Elaine M. Mercier

Assistant Vice President
Claims

David S. Richards

Vice President
Vermont Branch Manager

James M. Sievert, CSP, ARM, CFPS

Assistant Vice President
Loss Control

Christopher R. Rourke

Vice President
Connecticut Branch Manager

Daniel L. Swift, Esq.

Vice President,
General Counsel, & Secretary

Kevin Seth, AU, AAI, AIS

Assistant Vice President
Field Services

Kathryn P. Whitmore, SPHR

Vice President – Human Resources
& Facilities

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Acadia Insurance Group

Acadia Insurance Group is a regional property casualty insurance company offering insurance programs for small and midsize businesses throughout New England and New York state with local offices in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont.

Our Mission

At Acadia, our mission is to provide superior service and products as close to our customers as possible. We believe being local doesn’t just mean being down the street. It means having a real understanding of the businesses we insure and the communities we serve. It also means being available to provide the best possible insurance solutions when they are needed. That’s why Acadia is “Closer Coverage”.

About Us

We offer tailored insurance programs for businesses of all types and sizes.

  • Farms
  • Contractors
  • Finance & Real Estate
  • Institutions
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Marine
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers & Wholesalers
  • Service Industries
  • Transportation
  • Wood Products

We have dedicated claim, loss control and underwriting personnel in every state with years of experience servicing the businesses we insure. Our employees are accomplished professionals in their fields, providing trusted advisor access to our agents and policyholders.

At Acadia, we pride ourselves on our “can do” common sense approach to insurance. This is especially true with our Synergy Risk Management program where we work closely with the agent and the policyholder to respond to the unique needs of larger and more complex risks. Our customers have told us that this personalized approach and delivery of services clearly distinguishes us from our competitors.

Because we are noted for our expertise, we have relationships with several associations and industry specific insurance programs in the Northeast.

Our Valued Business Partners

We distribute our products exclusively through a network of 200+ independent agencies located in more than 600 cities and towns throughout New England and New York.

BERKLEY SOLUTIONS One of the unique advantages we have as part of W. R. Berkley Corporation is the ability to access other W. R. Berkley member companies to collaborate on specialized Berkley Solutions for our agents and their customers. These partnerships allow us to customize coverages to provide complete solutions within W. R. Berkley Corporation.

About W. R. Berkley Corporation

W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation's premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.

Contact Information

For additional information on Acadia Insurance Company, please contact us at our home office or any of our branch locations.

One Acadia Commons
P.O. Box 9010
Westbrook, ME 04098-5010
Tel: (207) 772-4300
Fax: (207) 772-6104
www.acadiainsurance.com

Christopher R. Rourke
VP, Branch Manager
500 Enterprise Drive
Suite 4C
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Tel: (860) 331-2400

Jonathan R. Becker
VP, Branch Manager
One Acadia Commons
P.O. Box 9010
Westbrook, ME 04098-5010
Tel: (207) 772-4300

28 Gilman Plaza
Suite 2
Bangor, ME 04401
Tel: (207) 942-3500

David J. LeBlanc, CPCU
VP, Branch Manager
290 Donald J. Lynch Blvd.
Marlborough, MA 01752-4710
Tel: (508) 786-6600

J. Barry May
VP, Marine
290 Donald J. Lynch Blvd.
Marlborough, MA 01752-4710
Tel: (508) 786-6600

Lisa M. Kilbreth, CPCU
VP, Branch Manager
23 Commerce Drive
Bedford, NH (physical location)
P.O. Box 9526
Manchester, NH 03108-9256 (mailing)
Tel: (603) 627-8466

Joseph Gresia, Jr.
VP, Branch Manager
200 Salina Meadows Parkway, Suite 250
Syracuse, NY 13212-4521

200 Summit Lake Drive, Suite 250
Valhalla, NY 10595
Tel: (315) 457-3757

David S. Richards
VP, Branch Manager
118 Tilley Drive, Suite 201
P.O. Box 9500
South Burlington, VT 05407-9500
Tel: (802) 658-0722

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