ASG Risk Management, Inc.
Fourth Floor Two Monument Square Portland, Maine 04101
It is our mission to provide our clients with creative solutions to their health insurance needs and provide exceptional service in support of them. Integrity is at the core of everything we do. It is a reflection of the personal values and ethical standards of everyone in our organization. Our vision is to be recognized as the premier Underwriter for the Third Party Administrators, Brokers, Consultants, and Reinsurers that we serve. Each individual at ASG Risk Management, Inc. plays an important role in achieving these objectives and we are confident we can exceed your expectations.
As a valued member of the underwriting team, Andrea Melone is responsible for claims and administrative duties required to support client, broker and TPA relationships. She graduated from Western New England University with a BA in Creative Writing in 2013 and is a resident of Portland, Maine.
April St. Cyr
April St. Cyr brings 16 years of experience in the MGU/health insurance business and four years in employee benefits to her role as ASG Risk Management’s Claims Manager. Previously our Claims Analyst, April finds the ever-changing insurance industry interesting and full of learning potential. She attended Husson College and graduated with a BS in Business Administration.
Director of Accounting
As a well-regarded member of the ASG team, Denise Brennan applies her more than 22 years of experience to managing all financial and reporting functions of the company. Her extensive knowledge and experience in controller, comptroller and operations roles tie directly into the financial, budgetary and forecasting aspects of insurance accounting. Denise earned a degree in Accounting from Salem State College and is active with extended family and local organizations.
Senior Marketing Underwriter
Maggie Moynihan began her insurance career with ASG in June of 2006. Her responsibilities as an underwriter include evaluating employer stop-loss quotes as well as building and maintaining relationships with brokers and TPAs. In this role, she works closely with the claims and marketing departments and has gained in-depth knowledge of our stop-loss products. Maggie earned a degree in History from the University of Southern Maine and resides in Portland.
Regional Marketing Representative
Bringing more than 20 years of experience in the MGU industry to the role of Marketing Representative, Mike Tushman’s focus is on developing strong relationships and providing a competitive product to employers, brokers and TPAs throughout the country. Mike previously worked as a marketing underwriter for a major stop-loss carrier as well as an account manager with a national TPA. Mike is based out of our Milwaukee, WI office and is a graduate of Michigan State University.
Peter C. Parent
As a founding member of ASG Risk Management, Inc., Peter Parent is a nationally recognized leader in the design and administration of comprehensive stop-loss medical insurance programs. Peter’s background as a risk management underwriter contributes to his ability to oversee all risk management and business operations at ASG while keeping pace with the ever-changing health insurance marketplace on both regional and national levels. Peter began his insurance career in 1993 with a large brokerage firm in Boston, Mass. From there, he entered the stop-loss industry as an underwriter for a national MGU and has since held senior level marketing and underwriting positions for some of the largest stop-loss providers in the nation. Peter earned a BA from Salem State University and lives in Cumberland, ME, with his wife and two children.
Ryan Heffernan joined ASG’s underwriting team in December, 2015. Among his responsibilities are evaluating employer stop-loss quotes and maintaining relationships with our broker and TPA partners. Ryan’s most recent position was as a stop-loss underwriter for Eastern Benefits Group in Boston, Mass. Prior to that role, he worked as a broker/account manager for the same firm. Ryan began his career at Fidelity Investments’ employee benefits division after graduating from Keene State College in 2004 with a BA in Communication. Ryan and his young family are new residents of North Yarmouth, Maine.
Sue Peebles joined ASG Risk Management after a nearly three-decade career in the group health insurance industry. For ASG, Sue manages all underwriting, underwriter and support staff development, and RFP and renewal activity. She is an active licensed registered nurse (RN) and enjoys spending time with her family in Massachusetts.
Teri Cookman handles all claims functions for ASG Risk Management. Since beginning her insurance career in 1988, Teri has worked in the dental, worker’s compensation, and medical insurance fields. In addition to working with a close-knit team, she enjoys getting to know ASG clients on both personal and professional levels.
Medical Management Coordinator
Yvonne Parent recently joined our team in the newly created position of Medical Management Coordinator. In this role, she works closely with clients and ASG’s dedicated Director of Medical Management to coordinate claims data, facilitate an efficient and prompt claim management process, and ultimately, help employers control their healthcare costs. As a former business owner and long-time health and wellness provider, Yvonne offers a unique perspective that helps our TPA and Broker clients better understand the healthcare and insurance needs of employer groups across the U.S. Yvonne is a graduate of the Spa Tech Institute in Westbrook, ME, and she earned an AS from University of New England (formerly Westbrook College) in Portland, ME. She lives in Cumberland, ME with her husband and two children.