BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Homesite Group Incorporated (Homesite), a direct, multi-line insurer, announced the appointment of Grace Meek as President and CEO of Homesite Underwriting Managers, Inc. (HUM) and Senior Vice President of Homesite. HUM is a new strategic business unit that writes and manages policies administered by Managing General Agents and Program Administrators.
Meek joins Homesite from Allied World Assurance Group where she profitably grew their Program and Specialty business for the past eight years.
“Grace is a seasoned insurance leader with strong experience across multiple lines of business and has a deep appreciation for what it takes to build and grow a business profitably,” said Andrew McElwee, Homesite’s President & COO. “We’re delighted to have Grace join our leadership team and are eager to support her in building our Program business.”
“Homesite’s history of profitable growth and strong partnerships, and its financial strength as a subsidiary of American Family Insurance positions us well to grow in the Program space,” said Meek. “I’m excited to join the Homesite team and to build HUM’s Program platform with a talented staff and key partners.”
Prior to her time with Allied, Meek held a variety of senior leadership roles at financial services organizations. She began her career as an actuarial assistant after graduating with a B.S. degree in Applied Math and Statistics from Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York.
Founded in 1997, Homesite was one of the first companies to enable customers to purchase home insurance directly online. Through continuous innovation to meet the needs of customers and partners, Homesite is now among the top 12 home insurance companies in the United States. Homesite is a subsidiary of American Family Insurance, and its financial strength is rated “A” by A.M. Best.