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Christy Parks

Posted: January 2023

Christy joined Martin & Company in 2022, with over 15 years of experience in the industry.

Christy started her career as an MGA underwriter but quickly fell into a product and compliance role. She has worked for Markel and Kingsway America, where she maintained commercial bureau affiliations and specialty programs for numerous property and casualty lines. These roles included preparing and submitting proprietary products in 51 jurisdictions and implementing countrywide bureau revisions. Most recently Christy was in a product and compliance role at a small consumer direct personal auto carrier. This role allowed her to work on market conduct exams, consumer complaints, and internal audits in addition to developing and maintaining a proprietary product.

Christy grew up in York, Pennsylvania and holds a Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Penn State University. She currently resides in Richmond, Virginia with her daughter, husband, and two rescue hounds.

Larry Wilk

Posted: November 2022

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 Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals (AICP) and has participated on various committees at the national and chapter level. He is also a past Treasurer of the Great Lakes Chapter.

Larry is a runner and completed the Chicago Marathon four times in the 1980's. Currently, he runs mostly 5K and 10K’s. In the rest of his spare time, he enjoys vegetable gardening, reading, watching sports and spending time outside with the family cats Oatmeal and Calypso.

Ally Schell

Posted: November 2022

Ally began her insurance career at M&C playing a key role in supporting our OneView State Filing Management Solution platform. Noticing her organization skills and her ability to learn the business quickly Ally moved over to the State Filing Team assisting Senior Analysts with their state submissions. Ally is also a key member of our Company Licensing team handling many aspects of Primary and Expansion Applications, as well as Corporate Amendments. She is also very familiar with the UCAA application process.

​Ally graduated from Cabrini University with a Business Management degree. She currently resides outside of Philadelphia, PA. In her free time, she enjoys going outside and hitting softballs and playing with her 2 dogs.

Diane Zaborowski

Posted: November 2022

Diane has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, previously working for Zurich North America in their Regulatory Services Department and American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) in various departments including Forms Review, State Filings, and Inland Marine Product Development. In her most recent position at Zurich North America, Diane was responsible for preparing, submitting, and maintaining all commercial lines rate, rule and form filings. She went to Harper College taking courses for Business Administration. In addition, she took insurance classes from the Insurance School of Chicago to obtain the Associate in Insurance Services (AIS) designation. Diane has been an active member of the Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals (AICP), was the New Member Coordinator of the AICP Great Lakes Chapter from 2002-2009 and has attended a couple conferences. She has completed state filings in all 50 states for both personal and commercial lines of business. Experience with bureau circular monitoring for ISO Commercial General Liability, Professional Liability, and Interline as well as ISO based and proprietary products across many lines of business including Homeowners, Pet Insurance, Businessowners, Commercial Package, Commercial Auto, Commercial General Liability, Commercial Property, Crime, Umbrella/Excess, Inland Marine / Non-Filed Inland Marine, Professional Liability E&O and various other commercial lines.

Diane was born and raised in Schaumburg, Illinois. She has one grown daughter, Ashley and is a kitty parent to her domestic short hair, Simba.

Stephanie Marlow

Posted: November 2022

Stephanie has over 13 years in P&C Insurance and is a Subject Matter Expert for the Workers' Compensation line of business. Her experience includes identifying trends and opportunities for WC, creating manual rating worksheets, and assistance with the development WC underwriting guidelines. Some of her accomplishments include the implementation of a WC program in all voluntary jurisdictions, implementation of a WC large deductible program, and implementation of a WC territorial rating program.

She is a member of The American Society of Workers Comp Professionals (AMCOMP). Responsibilities have included: Form, Rate & Rule development and state filings, testing and training of system changes, statistical reporting, and researching system/product issues and finding resolutions.

Prior to her insurance career, Stephanie worked for manufacturing companies as their Safety and Environmental Manager. She helped develop and implement safety training manuals and programs, along with providing training to the employees. She was also responsible for any state/federal reporting of workers compensation claims and environmental reports. When she is not working, Stephanie enjoys taking her dog for walks, gardening and enjoying the outdoors.

Julidden Smith

Posted: November 2022

Prior to joining the M&C team Julidden was a Corporate Compliance Analyst with State National Insurance Company (SNIC), an operating brand of the Markel Corporation, a Fortune 500 holding company. Julidden’s was responsible for all company licensing including handling UCAA amendments, primary applications, and expansion applications. She was also responsible for annual filings required by State Departments of Insurance, State Financial Divisions, and Secretary of State. Prior to her insurance career she has 15+ years banking experience with a background in operations and compliance.

Julidden holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Management and an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology. Julidden resides in Mississippi with husband Dontay and 2 children. She enjoys spending time with family, home improvement projects, and traveling.

Lorna Williams

Posted: November 2022

Lorna began her career with 11 years at Reliance Insurance Company followed by 16 years with Global Indemnity Group. In her most recent position at Global Indemnity, Lorna was responsible for preparing, submitting, and maintaining all commercial lines rate, rule and form filings. Lorna’s state filing experience consisted of ISO based products, Automobile, Equine, Vacant Dwelling, General Liability, Crime, Fire & Allied Lines and various other related commercial lines. She was an active member of the Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals (AICP) and is proficient with the SERFF filing system. Lorna was born and raised in the Philadelphia area, truly enjoys volunteering at The Children Hospital of Philadelphia, and is actively involved with her church.

Nicole Wample

Posted: November 2022

Nicole began her insurance career in 2007 with AXA XL where she held a variety of positions, all within the Regulatory Compliance department.  She handled various commercial property and casualty lines of business including, but not limited to, Professional Liability, Commercial Umbrella and Excess, Commercial General Liability, and Commercial Property.  Nicole’s last position at AXA XL consisted of being a liaison between the various business units and the Regulatory Compliance department, preparing products and supporting documents for filing, and handling state objections.  Previous roles she held involved making filings for bureau adoptions and proprietary products, as well as loading forms to the company’s form library. 

Nicole also worked for MetLife as a Contract Development Analyst for Life, Accident, and Health products. Her responsibilities here included issuing policies, monitoring legislative changes, processing applications, addressing policy language, and filing submissions as needed. 

Nicole resides in Newark, DE with her husband and two children.  When she is not working, Nicole enjoys baking, gardening, and playing the piano. 

Laura Lemke

Posted: November 2022

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 courses, earning her ACP designation, and has been an active member of the Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals (AICP), including two terms as chapter secretary, and has attended many conferences.

Laura lives in Des Plaines, Illinois with her husband Rick.  She has two grown children (Ricky and Kaitlynn) and a grandson (Jase).

Tim Kulp

Posted: November 2022

Since joining the team as the company’s first Client Service Specialist, Tim has worked directly with M&C’s Competitive Intelligence & Research Team. In addition, Tim has helped update many of Martin & Company's web applications including OneView, FilingsDirect.com, Medical Malpractice Rate Tracker, and Mortgage Rate Tracker. Tim Graduated from West Chester University with a Communications Studies degree. He currently resides outside of Philadelphia in West Chester, PA.