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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).

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

Sonja A. Rodebaugh

Posted: November 2022

Sonja is the Vice President and Director of Compliance. She began her insurance career in 1985 on the Property and Casualty Underwriting side of the industry and transitioned into Compliance in 1992. Responsibilities throughout her career have included: 

•    establishing, developing and overseeing successful compliance and state filing departments; 

•    working closely with Insurers, Managing General Agents and Program Administrators to develop new/revised products; 

•    program & product development; 

•    state rate, rule and form filings; 

•    bureau circular monitoring; 

•    overseeing various licensing responsibilities;

•    developing and implementing procedures and best practices; 

•    performing system and underwriting audits. 

•    Company Licensing / UCAA application. 

In addition, Sonja has been very involved in coordinating the Compliance and Underwriting aspects of insurance requirements in various policy issuance and rating systems. She has been instrumental in developing new and innovative technology for tracking and monitoring rate, rule and form filings as well as Bureau Circulars.  Experience across all Commercial lines of business including Businessowners, Cyber, Inland Marine / Non-Filed Inland Marine, Professional Lines, Property, Transportation and Workers Compensation.

Current member of Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA) and Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals (AICP). She was previously the President of the AICP Great Lakes Chapter.  She has been a panel speaker at various Conferences including AICP, TMPAA, as well as a Speed-to-Market Seminar.

Debbie Boekmeyer

Posted: November 2022

Debbie has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry most recently with working with various Life Accident & Health insurance products, as well as Property & Casualty products.

Debbie has held positions as a Compliance Officer and Regulatory Officer performing internal audits, compliance and regulatory initiatives and drafting of Life Accident & Health policy forms, in addition to the preparation and submission of regulatory filings.

She began her insurance career working with Property and Casualty products and a Licensing Specialist assisting the company with the handling of agent licensing.

Debbie was also with the Chubb Group as a Product Design Specialist where she was responsible for product research, product analysis, planning and implementation of new product launches, and drafting group and individual policy forms.

Ashley Brewer

Posted: November 2022

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 husband Dylan and their two Australian Shepherd mixes, Copper and Bing. In her time off, Ashley enjoys fishing, the outdoors and completing home improvement projects.