|[February 15, 2017]
The Main Street America Group Appoints Anne Bastian as National Account Executive
The Main Street America Group, a super-regional property/casualty
insurance company, has announced the appointment of Anne Bastian to
national account executive, a newly established role within the
company's field operations division.
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The Main Street America Group has appointed Anne Bastian as national account executive, a new role within the property/casualty insurance company's field operations division. (Photo: Business Wire)
In this capacity, Bastian, who has served as a Main Street America field
marketing representative since 2008, will be the primary marketing
contact for the carrier's largest multi-region accounts and also
spearhead national account business development and agent sales
Bastian is based at the company's corporate headquarters in
Jacksonville, Fla., and reports to Jeff Kusch, Main Street America's
executive vice president, insurance operations.
"Anne has played a key role in the sustained success of our Northeast
Region during her tenure serving our Downstate Ne York independent
agent-customers and we are very pleased to have her join our home office
team," Kusch said. "In her new role, Anne will be responsible for
driving profitable growth with her customers and ensure these
independent agencies meet their Main Street America production plans."
Bastian has nearly 25 years of property/casualty industry experience.
Prior to joining Main Street America in 2006 as a senior commercial
lines underwriter, she was a licensed independent insurance agent in
Wappingers Falls, N.Y.
Bastian earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from the
College of the Saint Rose, Albany, N.Y, and holds a property/casualty
license, as well as a life and health insurance license, in New York
About The Main Street America Group
With roots dating back to 1923, The Main Street America Group is a
mutual insurance holding company which writes business through its nine
property/casualty insurance carriers: NGM Insurance Company, Old
Dominion Insurance Company, Austin Mutual Insurance Company, Grain
Dealers Mutual Insurance Company, Main Street America Assurance Company,
Great Lakes Casualty Insurance Company, MSA Insurance Company, Main
Street America Protection Insurance Company and Spring Valley Mutual
Insurance Company. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Main Street America
offers a wide range of commercial and personal insurance, as well as
fidelity and surety bond products, to individuals, families and
businesses throughout the United States.
With nearly $1.1 billion in premium written exclusively by 3,000
independent insurance agents, the 94-year-old company underwrites over
500,000 property/casualty policies in 37 states, as well as 50,000 bonds
in 47 states and the District of Columbia. A.M. Best Company rates The
Main Street America Group with an "A" (Excellent) Financial Strength
Rating, with a Stable Outlook, and an "a+" Issuer Credit Rating. The
company has $1.1 billion in surplus (capital) and $2.6 billion in total
Main Street America is the founding company partner of Trusted Choice®,
the global branding program of the Independent Insurance Agents &
Brokers of America. Main Street America is also a founding company
partner of the TrustedChoice.com agent referral platform and the
Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) Research Center.
For more information about Main Street America, please visit our
newsroom at news.msagroup.com or connect with us on Facebook (News - Alert) at www.facebook.com/MainStreetAmerica.
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