The BRNE Team

Keith Smaldon, Executive VP

Keith is an experienced business development and strategic planning professional with a demonstrated history of success in the insurance, reinsurance and risk transfer industry. He brings a high energy level together with a strong focus on leadership, with a deep understanding of the broad and changing insurance market. 

Jennifer Church, Assistant VP & Underwriting Manager

Jennifer brings focus and discipline to the art of underwriting. With a keen eye towards both the Insured and their chosen advocate, our Appointed Agent, she ensures a high level of customer satisfaction. Managing submissions from more than 50 agencies, Jennifer is a key member of the BRNE team and the agencies that represent us throughout Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Claims Support by Broadspire

We work with Maine-based Claims Adjustor, Emily Somma, at our partner, Broadspire/Crawford, the industry leading administration provider of worker’s comp claims. Emily has ten years’ experience with Broadspire and ten years at MEMIC.

Service American Indemnity Company

Rated A – (Excellent), Service American Indemnity Company, of Austin, Texas is a national leader in the workers’ compensation industry. Service American currently writes workers’ compensation business in 48 states. BRNE is the exclusive underwriter for Service American in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Brady Risk Management

Brady Risk New England is a subsidiary of Brady Risk Management, in Long Island, NY, a highly-regarded financial risk management firm serving large clients across the US. BRM is owned and led by Sean Brady, bringing ideas, people, and intellectual value to help organizations manage risk and improve business. Sean and his wife Debbie reside in Huntington, NY and Hamden, Maine.