Alison Kelly, Partner and Branch Manager for the MPG Atlanta office has been appointed Chief Underwriting Officer with oversight over all of MPG's underwriting programs. In this role, Alison will be working with MPG's Program Managers and carrier partners to ensure a consistent approach across business units and will work to cultivate product innovation and execution. Alison's 30+ year career creating and managing recreational, ocean and inland marine programs makes her well suited for this new role.
Matthew Roperhas joined MPG as Manager of the Commercial Recreational Marine program. As such, Matt assumes the responsibility for the growth, development and profitability of MPG's core recreational marine portfolio. Matt brings extensive knowledge in the underwriting of marinas, boat dealers, boat builders and marine manufacturers. Matt comes to MPG from Chubb where he spent the past 6 years as a Senior Underwriter in their Recreational Marine Facilities division and prior to that as an Marine Underwriter for Acadia.