JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Main Street America Group announced today Dean Dorman has been appointed chief actuary and vice president of the super-regional property/casualty insurance company.
Dorman, who reports to Main Street America chief financial officer Ed Kuhl, will oversee the company’s reserving, ceded reinsurance, corporate insurance and data management services functions in his new role as chief actuary. Dorman is based in Main Street America’s Keene, N.H., New England Region office.
Dorman joined Main Street America in 2001 and was promoted to director, reserving in 2002. He was appointed assistant actuary in 2004 and promoted to assistant vice president in 2008.
Prior to joining Main Street America, Dorman held several actuarial positions at Liberty Mutual Regional Agency Markets, including associate actuary – loss reserving and personal lines actuarial manager. His extensive property/casualty insurance experience also includes roles at Guaranty National Insurance Company, Merchants Insurance Group and The Travelers.
Dorman earned his bachelor’s degree at Hobart College, Geneva, N.Y., and is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
About The Main Street America Group
With roots dating back to 1923, The Main Street America Group is a super-regional insurance company which writes business through its nine property/casualty insurance carriers: NGM Insurance Company, Old Dominion Insurance Company, Main Street America Assurance Company, MSA Insurance Company, Great Lakes Casualty Insurance Company, Grain Dealers Mutual Insurance Company, Main Street America Protection Insurance Company, Spring Valley Mutual Insurance Company and Austin 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 more than $1 billion in premium written exclusively by 3,000-plus independent insurance agents, the 90-year-old company insures more than 600,000 commercial lines and personal lines policyholders in 36 states and writes bonds in 45 states. A.M. Best Company rates The Main Street America Group with an "A" (Excellent) financial strength rating and “a+” issuer credit rating. Main Street America is the founding company partner of Trusted Choice®, the branding program of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big “I”). Main Street America is also a founding company partner of the Big “I’s” Consumer Agent Portal (CAP) and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) Research Center. For more information about Main Street America, please visit our newsroom at http://msagroup.newshq.businesswire.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MainStreetAmerica.