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Bridgett Pilkington

Posted: May 2024

Bridgett has 20 years of experience in the insurance industry in the Property & Casualty lines of business. She began her career at American National in Personal Lines Underwriting before moving onto Supervisor of Payment Processing, and then to Quality Assurance Analyst in Corporate Technology Services. In 2013 she moved into a Regulatory Compliance Analyst role where she gained over 10 years of experience making filings in SERFF, monitoring regulatory actions, and ensuring company compliance. Bridgett most recently served as Senior Regulatory Compliance Analyst at American National before joining Martin & Company in 2024.

Bridgett has a Bachelor of Science degree from Missouri State University where she studied Secondary Education in English. She currently resides in Clever, Missouri. In her spare time, Bridgett enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with her husband and 3 kids.

Mark Dreyer

Posted: December 2023

Mark has spent 9 years in the insurance industry as a Product Development Specialist.  Primarily working in Homeowners/Personal Lines, he has experience filing Commercial Lines products, as well.  His experience includes larger projects such as moving an entire line of business from one rating bureau’s program to another’s, to working closely with actuaries for in-depth deductible revisions, rate revisions, discount factor revisions, and numerous other multi and single variable filings in a multitude of states.

Mark has a degree in Public/Administration/Political Science from the University of Northern Iowa, his AINS designation, and has recently begun his CPCU designation course work.

He and his wife Whitney, a contract/travel nurse, live in Algona, Iowa with 3 of their six children in 7th, 10th, and 12th grade. Their older three “boys” are working to make their impact on the world.

Ally Schell

Posted: December 2023

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 pivoted to the State Filing Team assisting Senior Analysts with their state submissions. She is responsible for preparing and submitting various commercial lines rate, rule and form filings. 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 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 volunteers coaching local softball teams and playing with her 2 dogs.

Trish Carey

Posted: September 2023

Trish began her insurance career in 2015 on the Property & Casualty side of the industry. While in the industry, she had gained experience working on Claims, and then shifted her focus on working on State Filings. Trish has completed filings in all states. She has experience with filing various P&C products, responding to objections and communicating with regulators.

Trish attained her Associates Degree in Hawaii Tokai International College and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Temple University. She resides in King of Prussia, PA with her husband, Nicholas and her two young daughters, Gwendolyn and Nicolette.

Christine Dennis

Posted: May 2023

Christine has over 40 years’ experience working in the insurance industry that includes work in Underwriting, Compliance and Product Development for companies, regulatory authorities and as an independent consultant. She has extensive experience with preparation and filing of forms and rule/rate manuals, specializing in many lines of business including Homeowners, Dwelling Fire, Mobile Homeowners, Umbrella and Commercial Residential.

Christine earned her Bachelor’s degree in English from Florida State University and campaigned for and was elected a Student Senator. She earned the designation of Certified Public Manager from Florida State University and the AAI and AINS designations from the Institutes. She was formerly a resident licensed agent in New York and Florida, with non-resident status in South Carolina and Louisiana.

Christine lives in Florida with her Schipperke, Maddie. She enjoys spending time with her Grandson, Bear, and travelling. In 2022, she took her second trip to Fiji. She is a breast cancer survivor.

Susan Myers

Posted: February 2023

Susan began her insurance career working for USAA in roles within the Claims, Sales, and Underwriting Departments. She worked in Personal Lines, and she had experience with all products in all fifty states. While working at USAA, she obtained the CPCU designation, Florida Agent’s license, and an MBA.

Susan worked for American Strategic Insurance, a Florida based property insurance company, where she was responsible for personal lines filings and some commercial and Umbrella filings.  She handled rate and rule filings for the company’s state expansion project where she assisted with the company’s expansion into 47 states.  She helped with compliance requirements, regulatory research, competitor research, and worked on projects in support of Product Management and Development. At Progressive, Susan was responsible for personal lines rate and rule filings in all fifty states and provided support for their Product Management, Legal and Underwriting Departments. Susan also helped with providing documentation for market conduct exams as well as with preparing products for programming. 

Susan worked briefly for Aspen Insurance and was responsible for commercial filings in support of Product Development and Legal. During her time there, she worked on Professional Liability filings. Susan retired last year; however, she has returned to work part-time for Martin and Company and is responsible for form, rate and rule commercial filings for various clients.

Susan is originally from Cherry Hill, New Jersey and has lived in the Tampa Bay area since 1977.  She holds a BA in Business Administration from USF in Tampa, Florida and an MBA from Regis University in Denver, CO.  She loves living in Florida and is currently relocating to Ocala, Florida. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and her cat, Tommy.

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).

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.

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.