Laura Segal, CPCU, ARM, ARe,
Vice President, Program Manager
As Meadowbrook’s Program Manager for the Michigan Municipal League Liability & Property Pool, Laura is responsible for coordinating Meadowbrook’s activities on behalf of the Pool. She works closely with the Pool Administrator to ensure that Meadowbrook provides creative and efficient services that meet or exceed Pool guidelines. She began her insurance career working as a broker to Lloyd’s of London. In 1990, Laura joined Meadowbrook’s reinsurance brokerage division, Meadowbrook Intermediaries. In this position, she was responsible for all aspects of reinsurance placement of public entities, professional trade associations, and captives. Laura possesses a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Michigan and an MBA in International Management. She currently holds the Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) designations.
Brian M. Steckroth, Service & Sales Manager
Brian began his insurance career in 1988 with CNA Insurance Company. He joined Meadowbrook in 1997 and became part of the dedicated service team for the Michigan Municipal League Liability & Property Pool in 1999. Brian became the Service & Sales Manager for both the Pool and Fund in 2022. He has a Bachelor of Science from Detroit College of Business and is currently pursing the Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. He also holds a Resident Agent’s license from the State of Michigan with qualifications in Accident and Health, Life, and Multiple Lines P & C.
Troy Feltman, Municipal Account Executive
Before joining Meadowbrook, Troy spent more than 33 years serving Michigan local governments in the roles of city manager, village administrator, township manager and county executive. While working in communities that were MML Liability & Property Pool and Workers’ Compensation Fund members, Troy came to know and appreciate the insurance programs’ value and benefits. Troy has a Doctorate in Public Administration and has taught graduate-level courses on strategic planning and public administration.
Diane Jones, Municipal Account Executive
Diane joined Meadowbrook’s Municipal Account Executive service team in 2017 with 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry, having started as a claims adjuster. She has worked in various sectors of insurance, and was elected to the Cannon Township Board in 2004, serving in various capacities including trustee, election worker and ZBA member. She served as a Kent County Commissioner from 2014-2022. Diane’s service territory is Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Kent (with the exception of Kent county member insureds), Montcalm and Shiawassee Counties. Diane is a CPCU and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management/ Marketing. She holds a Michigan Resident Agent’s license in Accident & Health, Casualty, Life, and Property.
Connie M. Monson, Municipal Account Executive
Connie began her insurance career in 1985 with CNA Insurance Company. She joined Meadowbrook in 1989 as an underwriter for the MML Pool and Training Coordinator. In 1999, Connie accepted the position of Account Executive in Northern Michigan, which enabled her to share her experience with municipal administrators. She is currently servicing 31 counties from her office in Traverse City. Connie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Central Michigan University. She also holds a Michigan Resident Agent’s license in Accident and Health, Life, and Multiple Lines Property & Casualty.
Jim Newman, Municipal Account Executive
Jim joined the Meadowbrook MML team in 2008. Jim began his insurance career in 2001 when he opened his own insurance agency in St. Johns, MI. Jim currently holds a Michigan Resident Agent’s insurance license in Multiple Lines Property and Casualty, Life, and Accident and Health. Jim has a Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation and is currently pursuing the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation. Jim is responsible for providing service to our members in Monroe, Lenawee, Hillsdale, Jackson, Calhoun, Barry, Branch, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, Ottawa, Van Buren and Berrien Counties.