2021 Officers & Directors

2022 Board of Directors. 

Please feel free to reach out to any of us so we can make our Chapter everything you want it to be.  We look forward to serving the chapter and all of you!

Chapter President

Ryan Honyotski

CPCU, RPLU

Contact: rhonyotski@munichre.com

Ryan is an Assistant Vice President for MunichRe Specialty Insurance where he works as a management liability underwriter. He previously worked for Chubb and TDC Specialty Underwriters. Prior to his career in insurance, he worked in the residential lending department of a community bank. Ryan holds a BA in Economics from Central Connecticut State University and earned his CPCU designation in 2019. This is the third position Ryan has held as part of the Connecticut CPCU Society Chapter Leadership Team.

CHAPTER VICE PRESIDENT

Dominic Marullo

CPCU, AIS, AU-M, AINS, AAI, AIC, SPPA

Dominic is a Middle Market Industry Consultant at Liberty Mutual, focused on providing risk analysis and appetite guidance to underwriters.  Prior roles include Middle Market underwriting at both Travelers and The Hartford as well as a Business Process Effectiveness role at Travelers and an Industry Manager role at The Hartford.  Dominic holds a BA in History from Boston University and earned his CPCU designation in 2020.

Chapter Secretary

Patty Havens

CPCU, AIS, AU-M, AINS, AAI, AIC, SPPA

Patty is a Manager with Travelers Insurance and has over 20+ years of experience in financial data management and reinsurance.  Since 2013, Patty has been part of and is now managing the reserving system used by Travelers’ Actuarial community for setting and booking reserves.  Prior to her current role, Patty was responsible for TPA Losses processed through the Travelers’ Commercial Property Casualty Loss system. She has also worked at Aetna and ITT Hartford in the Reinsurance area. Patty received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Augustana College. She recently earned her CPCU in 2020 the AIAF designation in 2021.

CHAPTER TREASURER

Amber Melanson

CPCU, CRIS

Amber is a Sr. Agency Management Specialist at Selective Insurance responsible for underwriting new middle market business and managing agency relationships for the Northeast region.  Prior roles include construction underwriting at The Hartford as well as a consultant in the complex claims group at The Hartford. Amber has a BS in Business Administration from Eastern Connecticut State University and earned her CPCU in November 2019.

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Justin Moulton

CPCU, WCP, ARe

Justin is the New England State Relations Executive for the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) and focuses on helping to ensure a healthy workers compensation system in the region.  Prior to joining NCCI in 2017, Justin spent 19 years in various roles with Travelers, most recently as their head of Compliance and Research for State and Bureau Regulatory Affairs.  Justin holds a BS in Business Administration from Babson College, is a graduate of the Travelers Financial Management Leadership Development Program, and earned his CPCU designation in 2017. He previously held the positions of Treasurer, President and Vice President for the Chapter.

DIRECTOR OF NEW DESIGNEES

Lindsay Ladin

CPCU

Lindsay is a 2nd Vice President with Travelers Insurance and has over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. She is currently part of the Residual Market Group. Her previous roles within Travelers include Product Development for Workers Compensation and Business Development for Middle Market. Prior to joining Travelers, Lindsay was an Underwriting Manager for FirstComp/Markel Insurance. Throughout her career, Lindsay has served on numerous boards and committees within the Workers Compensation industry and is extremely passionate about the health and integrity of the line. She holds a BS in Mathematics from the University of Rhode Island and earned her CPCU in 2020.

Director of Diversity

Alé Starr

CPCU, ARE

Alé (short for Alexandra) is a Treaty Underwriter at Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB). Alé started her career at Gen Re and was there for 4+ years before she went into underwriting at Osprey, Atlantic Casualty, and now with HSB. Alé is a graduate from UConn with a BA in Economics and earned her CPCU designation in June 2020 followed by an ARe designation in October 2020.

Director of Education

Noreen Kuziak

CPCU, ARe, ARM, AINS, AIS

Noreen is a Commercial Property Expert at Munich RE Specialty Insurance, Munich RE America and has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry spanning operations, sales / marketing and underwriting, both in primary and reinsurance. She has also worked at The Hartford, The Travelers and HSB. Noreen holds an A.B. from Mount Holyoke College in History, an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Marketing, and received her CPCU designation in 2004. She has held many positions within the Chapter: Director of New Designees, Director of Education, Secretary, President from July, 2012-2013, Past President, and Co-Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.