|Arthur Hall Insurance Welcomes Account Manager|
(West Chester, PA – October 2018) Arthur Hall Insurance is pleased to announce that Cynthia Hernandez has joined the team as an Account Manager based in the Hockessin, DE office. Her responsibilities include all client management services for the Commercial Lines Delaware Division.
As a native of Boston, MA, Cynthia brings with her 15 years of proven insurance experience handling considerable commercial accounts in excess of 10 million dollars in gross premium. “Cynthia’s wealth of insurance industry knowledge has already proven to be a valuable asset to the firm and to our clients,” says Glenn D. Burcham, CIC, CRM, Agency Principal and Sr. Vice President of Arthur Hall Insurance. “We are fortunate to have Cynthia as an integral part of our team.”
Cynthia earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She currently resides in West Chester, PA with her husband and son and looks forward to participating in community activities surrounding her new mid-Atlantic locality.
Please welcome Cynthia to the Arthur Hall Insurance team should you have the opportunity to speak with her regarding your account.
|Jonathan Koegel Achieves Designation and Promotion|
(West Chester, PA – September 2018) Arthur Hall Insurance is pleased to announce that Jonathan Koegel of Media, PA has achieved the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and been promoted to Commercial Lines Supervisor.
Recognized throughout the industry, the CIC designation marks a standard of achievement, personal dedication, and expertise to succeed in an ever-changing demanding profession. CIC Society’s national member requirements include the successful completion of rigorous graduate level examinations, satisfaction of experience requirements, and are bound by a strict code of professional ethics. Jon also holds the Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.
A graduate of Neumann University, Jon assumes the role of Commercial Lines Supervisor. “Jon is an integral member of the Pennsylvania commercial lines team and the agency,” says James S. Denham, CPCU, CIC and President of Arthur Hall Insurance. “We congratulate him on this outstanding achievement.”
|Arc of Chester County Recipient of Grant from Arthur Hall Insurance and Westfield Insurance Foundation|
The Arc of Chester County Receives Grant from Arthur Hall Insurance and Westfield Insurance Foundation
Westfield Legacy of Caring Program Lends a Hand to Communities Across America
West Chester, PA, July 2018 — The Arc of Chester County received a grant from Arthur Hall Insurance and Westfield Insurance Foundation to help individuals with disabilities and their families in Chester County and the surrounding areas as part of the Westfield Legacy of Caring program. At Westfield, it’s more than writing insurance policies. Helping friends and neighbors during times of need is at the core of the Westfield Insurance Foundation. Each year, Westfield independent insurance agents are invited to nominate a local nonprofit for the Legacy of Caring program. The program invests in communities and helps impact disaster recovery, family stability or safety, and programs that invest in attracting and developing talent to insurance as a career.
“At Arthur Hall Insurance, we believe in the shared responsibility to help strengthen the communities we call home,” said Nicole C. Grebloskie, Agency Principal and Vice President, Personal Lines. “We are proud of our collaboration with Westfield and the collective impact to critically important initiatives such as those provided by the Arc of Chester County that are essential to so many people.”
“Through the support from the Westfield Insurance Foundation and Arthur Hall Insurance, we can increase our efforts to deliver critical services to individuals with disabilities through our Family Support Services program and Comprehensive Employment Services. These funds directly translate to work placements, community inclusion and engagement, and social skills acquisition for those with disabilities. It also helps combat caregiver burnout, as these services that are rendered in the community provide a break from caregiving for the families, thus providing an increase in stability for the family unit.,” said Jeanne Meikrantz, The Arc of Chester County Executive Director.
This year, the Westfield Insurance Foundation donated more than $500,000 to neighborhoods across the country. Arthur Hall Insurance is one of 88 agencies in 17 states donating to 95 nonprofits, including the Arc of Chester County, for the Westfield Legacy of Caring grant program. Awarding grants through the program is an extension of the fundamental role that insurance plays every day in stabilizing families, businesses and communities in times of uncertainty. Westfield is proud to work with their independent agents in distributing nearly $1.8 million in the last four years.
“Our agency partners are one of our greatest assets and we appreciate their dedication to their own communities,” said Ed Largent, Westfield President, CEO, board chair and Westfield Insurance Foundation chairman. “Our agents care and work hard to protect our customers, and the Legacy of Caring grant program helps build brighter futures in their own communities.”
About Arthur Hall Insurance
Arthur Hall Insurance is an independent insurance agent and broker providing complete risk management services and solutions to businesses, organizations, non-profits, professionals, and families. Established in 1966, they offer personalized individual service, quality and comprehensive protection, and expert knowledge with a commitment to building and maintaining long-term client relationships. Arthur Hall Insurance offices are located in West Chester, PA, Hockessin, DE and Sparta, NJ. For more information about Arthur Hall Insurance, visit www.arthurhall.com.
About The Arc of Chester County
The Arc of Chester County was formed sixty-six years ago by parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Since that time, The Arc of Chester County has grown to provide a lifetime of services to individuals with disabilities and their families, serving 3,000 individuals annually. The mission of The Arc of Chester County is to advocate, educate, and provide services to empower individuals with disabilities and their families to enhance the quality of their lives.
About Westfield Insurance Foundation
Westfield Insurance Foundation was established in 2005 as an independent private foundation endowed by Westfield Insurance. In keeping with the values of Westfield Insurance, the Foundation exists as a dedicated community and industry partner; concentrating resources to have an impact on safety, disaster relief and family stability. The Foundation donates over $3 million annually to a variety of charities.
Westfield was founded in 1848 by a small group of hard-working farmers who believed in the promise of the future and the power of the individual. Today, as one of the nation’s leading property and casualty (P&C) companies, we remain true to their vision and are dedicated to your protection and prosperity and to the progress of our community. Visit westfieldinsurance.com for more information.
Pictured in photo from left to right:
Kathryn Daniels, CPCU,CIC, ARM, CRM, Middle Market Field Manager, Westfield Insurance; Dan Mackarevich, CIC, Account Executive, Arthur Hall Insurance; Robyn Fryberger, Director of Administration, The Arc of Chester County; Amanda Blevins, Development Manager, The Arc of Chester County; Lucas Zeigler, Personal Lines Market Underwriter II, Westfield Insurance; Nicole Grebloskie, CAPI, CIC, CISR, Agency Principal and Vice President Personal Lines, Arthur Hall Insurance.
|Arthur Hall Insurance Earns Award|
Arthur Hall Insurance Qualifies for Inner Circle for Eighth Time
HUNTINGDON, PA – For the eighth time, Arthur Hall Insurance, West Chester, has earned Mutual Benefit Group’s Inner Circle award. It is just one of 19 independent insurance agencies that qualified for the honor based on 2017 business results.
Mutual Benefit Group is a multiline property/casualty insurance company based in Huntingdon. It is represented by 225 independent agents in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Each year, the company presents its Inner Circle award to those agents who provide superior customer satisfaction while establishing a consistent record of profitable growth.
With additional offices in Wilmington, Del., and Sparta, N.J., Arthur Hall Insurance has been providing commercial and personal lines of property and casualty insurance to the Mid-Atlantic region for over 50 years. The firm’s 30-member staff specializes in coverage for not-for-profit organizations; life sciences practices/businesses; public entities; and financial institutions. The agency recently began offering specialty coverage for document destruction practices and education practices.
Agency principals include James S. Denham, CIC, CPCU, president; Glenn D. Burcham, CIC, senior vice president; Mark S. Sammarone, CIC, vice president; Nicole Grebloskie, CAPI, CIC, CISR, vice president, personal lines; Karen L. Leary, CIC, operations manager; and Joshua J. Isler, CIC, vice president. Denham says his best piece of general advice regarding insurance purchases is “find an agent who will listen to your concerns and needs, and will develop a program that addresses those issues, regardless of cost.”
Arthur Hall Insurance believes in giving back to the communities where it operates, supporting such organizations as West Chester University Foundation; United Way of Delaware; ARC of Chester County; Chester County Food Bank; Chester County Historical Society; and Operation Warm.
Mutual Benefit Group has been providing insurance coverage for autos, homes, and businesses since 1908. Rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best, Mutual Benefit serves nearly 75,000 policyholders. The Company has been named one of the Top 100 Businesses for 2016 by Pennsylvania Business Central and has made the list of Best Places to Work in PA seven times in the past nine years.
|Edward R. Blake Named Senior Account Manager|
(March 2018) Arthur Hall Insurance is pleased to announce that Edward R. (Ted) Blake, CPCU, CIC has been named Senior Account Manager for the firm. Ted began his career in the West Chester office in 1993 as a Personal Lines Account Manager transitioning to Commercial Lines Account Manager in 1995. This year, he celebrates his 25th year with Arthur Hall Insurance. As one of the key personnel to open the agency’s Hockessin, DE office, Ted’s focus involves assisting new business interests as well as renewals and remarketing of existing accounts. He holds two respected industry designations, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), both of which require rigorous coursework and examinations, continuing professional development skills and competence requirements.
“We receive nothing but positive feedback from both our company partners and clients about Ted’s exemplary service, says Glenn D. Burcham, CIC, CRM, Senior Vice President – Delaware Operations and agency principal. “We are fortunate to have someone of Ted’s caliber as an integral part of our team.”
Ted attended Wilmington Friends School and is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. He lives with his wife and family in Kennett Square.