March 17, 2017
Harford Mutual Gives Notice of Annual Meeting
The Harford Mutual Insurance Company: Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of the Charter of said company, the regular Annual Meeting of Members will be held at their office in Bel Air, Maryland, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. The purpose of the meeting will be to elect Directors and transact such business as may be presented. Office address is 200 North Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21014.
Harford Mutual Awarded the 2016 CPCU Employer of the Year Award
Harford Mutual Insurance was excited to receive the 2016 Employer of the Year award from Maryland CPCU Society Chapter, Inc. during their Annual Holiday Party and Awards Ceremony this past December at Country Club of MD.
This award is in recognition of an employer for their support they provide to employees in earning their CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) designation, as well as their involvement in the CPCU Society throughout the year. In order to achieve this prestigious designation, designees must pass extensive national exams covering such topics as insurance law, history, contracts, property insurance, liability insurance, operations, rate making, and risk management, as well as business courses in finance, corporate structure, and ethics.
During 2016, Harford Mutual had seven employees earn their CPCU designation. On September 27, 2016, Alison Barry, Mike Borzatti, CJ D'Alessio, Jack Griffin, Laura Kurrle, Mike Surell, and Ed Yingling were welcomed into the MD CPCU Society Chapter during the 66th Annual Conferment Dinner and Recognition Ceremony. Caty Hartley, MD CPCU Society Chapter President said, "We are very proud and honored to have these individuals represent the Maryland CPCU Society Chapter."
Harford Mutual Insurance's Frank Kellner, Jeff Rink, Caty Hartley, and CJ D'Alessio accepting the 2016 Maryland CPCU Society Chapter, Inc. Employer of the Year Award. Caty and CJ are the 2017 Maryland CPCU Society Chapter, Inc. President and Vice President respectively.
Harford Mutual Insurance - 2016 Maryland CPCU Society Chapter, Inc. Employer of the Year.
Harford Mutual Starts 2017 with Changes in Claims Department
Debbie Betten, CPCU, AIC retired from Harford Mutual in December after 28 years of service. Hired in 1988 and beginning her career in Underwriting, Betten joined the Claims Department in 1997. She was promoted to Claims Manager then Claims Director in 2006. Betten received the 2007 Award for Academic Excellence from The Institutes for her stellar performance in attaining the CPCU designation.
Karl Hancock, AIC is promoted to Director of Claims. Hired in June 2015, Hancock is a graduate of Penn State and spent many years as Vice President of Claims at Millers Mutual.
Tara Turner CPCU, AIC is promoted to Claims Operations Manager. Hired in 2000 and joining Claims in 2003, Turner has served as Claims Supervisor–Casualty since 2011.
Alison Barry, Esq., CPCU, AIC is promoted to Claims Supervisor–Casualty. Berry was hired in August 2013 after completing a clerkship for Harford County Circuit Court Judge William O. Carr.
Ryan Smith CPCU, AIC is promoted to Claims Supervisor–Property. Smith is a graduate of Temple University and joined the Claims Staff in November 2008.