Harmon, Smith Promoted to Assistant Vice President of Claim Operations
PORTLAND, ME, February 13, 2013 – The MEMIC Group has announced the promotions of Matthew Harmon and Daniel Smith to Assistant Vice President of Claim Operations.
Harmon has more than 16 years of service at MEMIC, joining the fledgling MEMIC Indemnity claim team in 2000, handling claims from multiple jurisdictions, serving as Regional Claim Manager, and as Director of MEMIC Indemnity Claim Operations. In his new role as Assistant Vice President, Harmon will oversee the day-to-day operations of the MEMIC Indemnity Claim Department, in all jurisdictions outside of Maine.
A graduate of the University of Maine, Harmon has worked across all aspects of workers’ compensation, including private insurance and the federally regulated Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. He has also served as a Mediation Representative in Maine, and is the current Vice President of the Twin Rivers Babe Ruth baseball league in New Hampshire.
Smith has been at MEMIC since 1994, serving as a Claim Handler, Hearing Representative, Unit Manager, and Director prior to his promotion to Assistant Vice President. In his new position he will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company’s Claim Department in Maine.
A University of Southern Maine graduate, Smith received his officer commission in the US Army Engineers and spent 15 years in the Maine Army National Guard. Smith is a member and past president of the Casco Bay Sunrise Rotary, past president of the Maine Children’s Cancer Program Board of Directors, and former President of the Maine Claims Management Council.
The MEMIC Group includes parent company, Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company, rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best, and MEMIC Indemnity Company, also rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best, as well as MEMIC Casualty Company. The MEMIC Group holds licenses to write workers’ compensation in 46 states plus the District of Columbia. The company insures nearly 20,000 employers and their estimated 250,000 employees.