Cook, Ryan, Miles Promoted by Union Mutual

Jan. 1, 2019

MONTPELIER – M. Joseph Cook, Schuyler M. Ryan and Matthew Miles were recently promoted by Union Mutual, the Company’s President and CEO Michael W. Nobles announced.  Joe was named Vice President of Union Mutual and Executive Vice President of Community Mutual, a member of the Union Mutual Companies. Schuyler was named Director of Accounting of the Union Mutual Companies and was also elected to serve on the Board of Directors for Community Mutual. Matt has been named Director of Subrogation.

“Our Companies and independent agency partners have experienced tremendous growth over the last few years and I am thrilled that we are able to recognize the efforts of our dedicated staff through continued expansion of their roles and responsibilities,” Nobles said.

The promotions of Cook, Ryan and Miles were approved by the Company’s Board of Directors at their December meeting and were effective Jan. 1, 2019. Miles is based in the Company’s Montpelier, Vermont office, while Cook and Ryan are based in the Company’s Troy, N.Y. office.

Joe joined the Companies in 2018 as the Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer of New York Operations. Previously, he was a Regional & National Eastern Region Vice President for Swiss Re and has also served in key positions for Employers Re and American/Munich Re.

Schuyler joined Union Mutual as a Senior Accountant in 2014 and was most recently the Companies’ Accounting Manager. She previously worked as a senior accountant at LeverPoint Management, LLC and as an associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

Matt joined the Companies in 2015 as a subrogation adjuster and has been instrumental in expanding the Company’s subrogation efforts.


Union Mutual of Vermont Companies, founded in 1874, is a property casualty insurance group consisting of Union Mutual Fire Insurance and New England Guaranty Insurance Company Inc., both based in Montpelier, Vermont; Eastern Mutual Insurance Company, based in Greenville, New York; and Community Mutual Insurance Company, based in Troy, New York. The four companies write a total of $175 million in direct premium annually through independent agents throughout New England and New York, and are all rated A-(Excellent) by A.M. Best.