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Janine Johnson

Janine has over 15 years of experience in P&C insurance, having worked with a wide variety of insurance products, both commercial and personal lines, in 52 jurisdictions. She has served in a variety of roles, including Product Analyst, Forms Analyst, Actuarial Support Analyst, Underwriting Training and Automation Specialist, Business Analyst, and Product Owner. She has 4 years of experience working with Guidewire Policy Center and Portal, as well as some exposure to Billing Center and Contact Manager. Her experience includes assisting with conversion of legacy systems to Guidewire Policy Center. Janine has three Toy Australian Shepherds that keep her entertained…
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Chris Hackett

Chris has over 20 years of experience in a variety of roles in the insurance industry. Prior to joining the team at Martin & Company, he worked as a product designer for a large commercial carrier. He drafted contract language to bring policy forms into compliance with state regulations. He also participated in projects involving discretionary product changes and rewrites. Chris also worked for a notable insurance trade association facilitating the development of public policy positions for advocacy at the state and federal levels. He began his career as a personal lines underwriter. Chris is an attorney, has a MBA,…
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Daiana Thompson

Daiana has joined Martin & Company with over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, having worked at leading major industry global insurance companies. Daiana experience includes working with Comprehensive Medical, Life, AD&D, LTD, Vision, Dental, Travel and supplemental coverages in both group and individual markets, along with student health plans. Her work entailed drafting contracts and ensuring state compliance for all types of life and health products. Daiana’s last position was at MetLife where she managed the Contract Development and Compliance unit which produced group coverage for expatriate and inpatriate employees.  She also brings experience in state reporting,…
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Deanna Osmonson Khadem

Deanna worked for the AIG organization for 35 years, serving in several senior compliance and leadership roles within AIG’s domestic life operations during her tenure.  Her responsibilities included oversight of regulatory compliance, operational compliance, product compliance, advertising review, sales practices, and privacy practices.  After leaving AIG, Deanna spent four years with the Texas Department of Insurance as Assistant Director of the Life & Health Lines Office.  Deanna has experience with all categories of life, health, and annuity products in both the individual and group markets, regulatory compliance, forms drafting, and resolving regulatory issues to achieve product approval. Deanna attended Illinois…
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Laura Lemke

Laura joined Martin & Company in 2021, as a Senior State Filing Analyst. Laura has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently with W.R. Berkley Corporation, and prior to that with American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) and GuideOne.  She has experience preparing, submitting, and maintaining form, rate, and rule filings for both commercial and personal lines of business, as well as reviewing ISO, NCCI, AAIS and various independent bureau circulars.  Laura also has a strong product development and compliance background and familiar with the UCAA application process for company licensing. Laura has taken various insurance…
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Larry Wilk

Larry has over 40 years of experience in the insurance industry. He has held technical and supervisory/management positions in a career that includes three insurance companies, a trade association, state insurance department (Vermont), consulting firm, and a stint as a self-employed consultant. Experience across many lines of business including Allied Health, Aviation, Cyber & Network Security, Professional / Medical Liability, Pet Health, Crime, Oil & Gas, Property, General Liability and Umbrella/Excess. Also involved with Life, Long Term Care and Credit Life and Disability filings. His past duties also include company licensing and statistical reporting. Larry is a member of the…
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Brenda Eldridge

Brenda has over 40 years of experience in various aspects of the insurance industry, in all 50 states and all lines of business. Brenda joined Martin & Company in 2021, as a Regulatory and Product Development Analyst. Previously, Brenda worked as a Team Lead of Underwriting Operations, with duties including overseeing underwriting assistants in their day-to-day operations, and the Direct Billing System and email tracking systems, servings as the company trainer for all lines of insurance for internal and external personnel, creating training manuals, and handling Workers’ Compensation criticisms from all states. Before moving to operations, Brenda was a Senior…
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Ashley Brewer

Ashley began her career at W.R. Berkley Corporation in 2014 as a Compliance Assistant, where she transitioned to the role of a Regulatory Consultant. Ashley was responsible for preparing, submitting, and maintaining rate, rule and form filings. She has experience with bureau circular monitoring, as well as ISO based and proprietary products across many lines of business including Commercial and Personal Auto, Commercial Property, Crime, Interline, Pet Insurance, Inland Marine/Non-Filed Inland Marine and various other commercial and personal lines.  She went to College of DuPage, graduating with an Associates in Criminal Justice. Ashley resides in Maple Park, Illinois with her…
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Matthew Heilmann

Matt has been responsible for the oversight and management of M&C’s Competitive Intelligence & Research Team in addition to furthering the company’s key Business Development and Technology initiatives. He has led a broad range of projects and has implemented process improvements that have helped M&C better serve their clients. His experience ranges across many Commercial and Personal lines of business including Professional, Med Mal, Cyber, CMP, Hospitality, Public Entity, Businessowners, Auto & Homeowners as well as Life, Accident & Health and various Digital and Insuretech startups. Matt became Director of Business Development in May 2019 with the focus on developing…
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Paul P. Martin

Paul founded Martin & Company in 1993 and currently oversees the day-to-day operations of all business segments of the company. Paul started his insurance career as a retail agent in 1990 and quickly recognized the lack of competitive information in the market. With just a few years of insurance background Paul decided to form his own company and launch a series of newsletters and reference guides that would change the way insurance professionals obtained reliable and competitive industry information. With the success of his newsletters, the launch of FilingsDirect.com and subscribers countrywide, Paul decided to turn Martin & Company into…
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