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Human Resources VP, Regional VP and Chief Underwriting Officer join company

RICHMOND, Va. (May 26, 2016) – Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group (BMAG), a W. R. Berkley Company, announces the hiring of three new officers.

Janet Garrett joins BMAG as Vice President, Human Resources. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Strayer University and is based in the company’s Glen Allen, Virginia, home office.

“A mainstay in Richmond’s insurance and financial industries for nearly 30 years, Janet is a true HR business partner who will work with our senior leaders to foster training, build talent, reinforce culture and, ultimately, help us all imagine what’s possible,” said BMAG President Susan N. Grady, ARM, AMIM.

Angela Pinker joins BMAG as Regional Vice President, overseeing operations in the company’s Columbus and Pittsburgh offices. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix, as well as her Associate in Automation Management from the Insurance Institute of America and Associate in Applied Science, Computer System Analysis, from Oakland Community College. She is based in BMAG’s Columbus, Ohio, office.

“Angela exhibits a true energy, enthusiasm and passion for insurance, built over the course of her 30 years in the industry,” Grady said. “Her solid underwriting background is complemented by experience in sales and marketing, product, operations, information technology, and claims.”

Kelly Reisling joins BMAG as Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, based out of the company’s Glen Allen, Virginia, home office. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing, and Master of Business Administration, both from Franklin University. In addition, she has earned her Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Certified Toastmaster designations.

“Kelly brings with her a broad skill set in underwriting, marketing, profit center leadership, project management and product development,” Grady said. “She will oversee our Middle Market Underwriting and Loss Prevention teams, working with Corporate Underwriting to further strengthen and empower frontline underwriting.”

About Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group
Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group, a W. R. Berkley Company, provides commercial property casualty coverage to thriving small and middle market accounts in Delaware, Kentucky, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. While offering a generalist appetite, we collaborate with select independent agents to target insureds in six major industry segments: construction, manufacturing, real estate, retail, service and wholesale. For more information, visit our website at

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