Greylock Insurance Agency (GIA) has promoted six employees within the agency: Lori Goodell, Jay Marion, Julie Dieterich, Mary Benjamin, Nicole Sage and Hailey Lareau. Michael Stoddard, Greylock Federal Credit Union’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer announced the promotions Friday morning. Stoddard serves as the President of Greylock Financial and Insurance Services, LLC (which is a credit union service organization under Greylock Federal Credit Union) that operates Greylock Insurance Agency.
Goodell has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Agency Manager. She will oversee all agency matters and will report directly to Stoddard. She joined GIA in March 2005 as an Insurance Services Officer. Goodell was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Sales Manager in 2009 and then to Vice President, Personal Lines in 2016.
“It is such an honor to be able to recognize the hard work and dedication of the entire GIA team through these promotions,” said Stoddard. “Lori will be a great leader to guide GIA in its next chapter. And each of these promotions ensure that GIA’s superior quality and expertise is upheld across all product lines.”
Jay Marion has been promoted to Vice President, Senior Commercial Lines and Business Development Manager reporting to Goodell. He oversees the commercial side of GIA’s insurance business and development opportunities for the agency. Marion joined GIA in 2004 as an Assistant Vice President as part of GIA’s acquisition of Read Shaw Insurance. He was promoted to Vice President/Commercial Lines in 2016.
Julie Dieterich has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Personal Lines Sales Manager, also reporting to Goodell. She was previously GIA’s Sales Manager and has progressed within the agency since starting as a part-time intern in 2008.
Mary Benjamin, who recently came to GIA through the acquisition of The Roger Butler Insurance Agency (Butler) in Westfield, is now the Office Manager in Westfield. She will also oversee the commercial lines business in the area. Benjamin joined Butler in 1997.
Greylock also promoted Nicole Sage and Hailey Lareau to Assistant Trainers in addition to their current roles as Account Managers.