Old Republic Risk Management Expands East Coast Operations

Old Republic Risk Management (ORRM) is excited to announce the expansion of its East Coast presence with the addition of three experienced Account Executives. Wendy Marx, John Lapreay, and Palma Marks will perform the vital role of Account Executive for ORRM in the Atlanta, New York, and the new Philadelphia office, respectively.

As the face of ORRM to our insureds and the brokerage community, our Account Executives are responsible for the long-term retention, growth, and profitability of our business.

“As our growth strategies continue to succeed, we are pleased to add these experienced professionals to our team of Account Executives,” said Steve Oberst, President and CEO of ORRM. “They each bring a strong and unique knowledge base that makes them valuable additions to our team and an asset to our insureds and brokers.”

Wendy Marx comes to ORRM with more than 15 years’ of industry experience. A graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in Communications, she brings a robust skillset including claims, underwriting management, product development, and process improvement.  Most recently, Marx spent 10+ years with AIG in various capacities.

John Lapreay comes to ORRM with more than 25 years’ of brokerage and consulting experience. His lengthy tenure at Marsh included roles as casualty advisor and casualty placement specialist for national accounts business in a variety of industries and various management positions.  Lapreay holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Fairfield University.

Palma Marks is a casualty insurance industry veteran with more than 25 years’ experience in insurer and brokerage capacities. Most recently, she comes to ORRM after three years with AIG as an Executive Client Director specializing in the risks of Fortune 1000 clients.  Additionally, she has extensive experience with captive reinsurers. Marks is a graduate of Rider University with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing.

For contact information for any of our new or established Account Executives, please visit the Contact Us page.