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Fremont Insurance Adds Depth to Commercial Lines and Product Development

FREMONT, Mich., April 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fremont Insurance Company is adding additional staff to meet increasing demands for commercial lines products. " With the unprecedented growth Fremont Commercial Lines has experienced, we need to make a significant investment in qualified staff, as well systems and product development capabilities to meet a rapidly evolving commercial market today and into the future," said Steve Monahan, President & CEO. Fremont is strengthening the commercial lines function with the promotion of Debb Koepplinger to Territory Sales Manager as well as hiring Deborah Miller and Jeffrey Cram as Senior Commercial Lines Underwriters. In addition, Fremont is creating a Product Development Unit spearheaded by Tim Keating promoted from his current role of commercial underwriter. Brad Roeber, COO indicated, "Additional staff resources are needed as we develop new specialty commercial products for our growing markets."

Deborah Miller

Deborah Miller is taking over the role of Senior Commercial Lines Underwriter and comes to us with over 23 years of commercial lines experience, with agency sales and management experience. Deborah has completed her CPCU, CIC and CPSR and is a licensed P & C producer.

Jeffrey Cram

Jeffrey Cram joins Fremont Insurance as a Senior Commercial Lines Underwriter and brings a wealth of experience to us as both a commercial lines producer and a commercial underwriter over his 26 year insurance career. Jeffrey has completed his CIC designation, and has been a licensed P & C producer since 1986.

Debb Koepplinger

Debb Koepplinger CISR, CPIA, moves up from Senior Commercial Lines Underwriter to the position of Territory Sales Manager. Debb's commercial underwriting experience as well as her years as a licensed producer adds depth to the Marketing department bench. In her new role, she will be able to apply her underwriting authority and knowledge of Fremont systems in her assigned agents' offices.

Tim Keating

Fremont Insurance has promoted Tim Keating from his role as a Supervisor of Commercial Lines Underwriting into the recently created Product Development Unit. Tim has 18 years of commercial underwriting experience, 14 of which are with Fremont Insurance. Tim will be primarily responsible for the development of new products and enhancements, specialty products and affinity programs while also coordinating pricing reviews.

About Fremont Insurance

Fremont Insurance is an affiliate of the Auto Club Group, servicing the Independent Agents of Michigan. The company has been a Pure Michigan company since 1876. Fremont Insurance is one of the fastest growing and most respected companies operating in Michigan. Fremont was ranked as the top company to do business with for the past four years by the members of the Michigan Association of Independent Agents. For more information about Fremont Insurance you can visit online at www.fmic.com, find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FremontInsuranceCo, or follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/FremontIns.

CONTACT: Chad Green 933 East Main Street Fremont, MI 49412 cgreen@fmic.com

Source:Fremont Michigan InsuraCorp, Inc.