Union Mutual Names Lambert VP of IT, Operations
MONTPELIER, VT – The Board of Directors for Union Mutual Insurance Company voted at their December meeting to appoint Philip (“Phil”) Lambert to be the Company’s Vice President of Information Technology and Operations. Lambert starts with the Company in the beginning of January.
“Phil has significant experience in insurance operations and information technology,” said Lisa Keysar, President & CEO of Union Mutual. “He has been connected to Union Mutual for many years as a business partner and consultant to the Company and we are pleased to have him join us as a full-time employee and member of our leadership team.”
Lambert has almost 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. He is former owner of Roundhill Express, LLC, an insurance broker offering habitational insurance in the greater New York City area. Lambert will join the company just before the retirement of Gary Ouellette, who is the current Executive Vice President of the Company. Ouellette will be retiring June 1 of 2021. “Gary’s contributions to the Company have been invaluable,” said Keysar. “He has dedicated the better part of his professional career to Union Mutual and he will be missed.”
Lambert will be based in the Company’s Latham New York office and lives with his family in Saratoga Springs, New York.
The 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; and Community Mutual Insurance Company, based in Latham, New York. The four companies write more than $180 million in direct premium annually through independent agents throughout New England and New York.