MEMIC Promotes Four to Vice President Positions

MEMIC Promotes Four to Vice President Positions

Workers' compensation specialist The MEMIC Group has announced the promotion of four Directors to be officers of the company:

  • Matthew Coy promoted to Vice President, Information Technology
  • Robyn Jackson promoted to Vice President, Claim Operations
  • Karen Johnston promoted to Vice President, Underwriting Operations
  • Deb Sabatino promoted to Vice President, Human Resources

Matthew Coy of Salt Lake City, Utah joined MEMIC as Senior Director, Information Technology in 2017 with a background in application development. He has earned an MBA in Information Resource Management from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah and a BS in both Accounting and Information Systems & Technology from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.

In 2005 Robyn Jackson of Limington, Maine joined MEMIC’s Claim team as a Compensation Specialist. She was quickly promoted to Unit Manager of Operation Support in 2006. In 2016, she was promoted to Director, Claim Operations. Jackson is a graduate of Husson University with a Master's of Business Administration in Risk Management and of the University of Southern Maine with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She has earned her Workers’ Compensation Professional (WCP) designation. 

Karen Johnston of South Portland, Maine began her career with MEMIC in 1994, with the latest of the positions she has held being Director, Underwriting Operations. She is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University and her designations include Workers' Compensation Professional (WCP), Chartered Insurance Operations Professional (CIOP), Master Insurance Business Analyst (MIBA), Customer Experience Analytics Professional (CXAP), and Notary Public (Maine).

Deb Sabatino of Scarborough, Maine has more than 25 years of HR experience in the hospitality, healthcare, retail, and insurance industries. She began her career at MEMIC in 2008 as a Human Resources Specialist. Sabatino has earned her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Society for Human Resource Management - Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and Workers' Compensation Professional (WCP) designations. Sabatino graduated from Husson University in Bangor, Maine with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

“These four all represent MEMIC’s values,” says MEMIC CEO Michael Bourque. “They are hard workers and leaders who collaborate well and are key to a host of important efforts that are leading us to our future success.”


The MEMIC Group includes MEMIC Indemnity Company, MEMIC Casualty Company, and parent company Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company; all rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best. As a super-regional workers’ compensation specialty insurer, The MEMIC Group holds licenses to write workers’ compensation across the entire country. The group insures more than 20,000 employers and their estimated 300,000 employees from Maine to Florida. In addition to its headquarters in Portland, Maine, the group maintains offices in New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Florida. FMI: