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Staff

Executive

William J. Johnston President wjohnston@clermont.wrberkley.com P: (201) 518-2489 View Bio

Bill Johnston joined W.R. Berkley Corporation in October of 2007 as President of Clermont Specialty Managers and also holds the title of President of Admiral Indemnity Company and Clermont Insurance Company.  He has more than 30 years of experience managing Property and Casualty insurance portfolios, which includes previously held executive and profit center leadership positions for several major national P & C carriers.  Bill is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

Claims

Richard H. Starkie Senior Vice President, Claims rstarkie@clermont.wrberkley.com P: (201) 518-2658 View Bio

Richard joined Clermont in June 2012.  Richard has over 25 years of experience in the primary and reinsurance markets and has held claim leadership positions for several national carriers over the course of his career. He brings a breadth of knowledge and experience over many product lines to the Clermont team.  Richard is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo. 

Underwriting & Business Development

Belinda Mattucci Senior Vice President, Underwriting & Business Development bmattucci@clermont.wrberkley.com P: (201) 518-2493 View Bio

Belinda joined Clermont in February 2012 and brings more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry to the position of SVP, Underwriting.  During her career she managed property and casualty insurance portfolios for several national carriers in various leadership positions.  Belinda is a Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Queens College where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

Accounting

David D. Wessel Vice President, Finance And Accounting dwessel@clermont.wrberkley.com P: (201) 518-2575 View Bio

David joined Clermont in August 2013 in the role of Controller.  He was promoted to the Vice President, Finance and Accounting position in February, 2016.  David brings over 20 years of experience in financial services to Clermont, all with leading insurance and reinsurance organizations, and has held various leadership positions at these organizations.  David is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo with a B.S. in Business Administration/Accounting.

Actuarial

Stephanie Miller, FCAS, MAAA Vice President & Chief Actuary smiller@clermont.wrberkley.com P: (201) 518-2497 View Bio

Stephanie joined Clermont in January 2013 and has 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.  She held actuarial positions across a wide variety of different specialties including Commercial Standard Lines, Specialty Errors & Omissions, and Excess & Surplus Lines.  She is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.  Stephanie graduated From Penn State University with a BS in Actuarial Science.

Information Technology

Keith O’Loughlin Vice President, Information Technology koloughlin@clermont.wrberkley.com P: (201) 518-2579 View Bio

Keith joined Clermont in January 2013 and was promoted to Vice President, Information Technology in October 2016.  He brings over 20 years of technical experience to his role with expertise in application, database and data warehouse design and development.  Over his career he has held leadership roles and has provided IT consulting expertise to Fortune 500 companies.  Keith is a graduate of Lafayette College with a BS degree in Computer Science.

Human Resources

Amy A. Gobetz Vice President, Human Resources agobetz@clermont.wrberkley.com P: (201) 518-2524 View Bio

Amy joined the Clermont team in May 2011 and has more than 30 years of Human Resources experience.  During her career she held various Human Resources leadership positions in both the financial services and insurance industries.  Amy is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Binghamton University and received her Master of Arts degree in Organization/Industrial Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University.