SOURCE: Uni-Ter Underwriting Management Corporation

February 10, 2009 14:01 ET

Promotions Announced at Uni-Ter

PEARL RIVER, NY--(Marketwire - February 10, 2009) - Uni-Ter Underwriting Management Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the insurance and financial services firm, U.S. RE Companies, Inc., has promoted key executives as part of a strategic plan to support future growth, Sanford "Sandy" Elsass, President and CEO, announced today.

Uni-Ter builds and manages Risk Retention Groups that provide General and Professional Liability Insurance to long-term care facilities in 46 states and Medical Malpractice insurance to physicians/surgeons in four northeastern states and nurses in Florida. "We are providing the administrative structure to sustain our growing volume and support new business that is in the pipeline," Elsass said.

Donna Dalton, Chief Financial Officer, was named Chief Operating Officer. She will retain her position as CFO and take on administrative responsibility for the Company's operating functions. Elsass will continue as Uni-Ter CEO but will be free to spend more time on his responsibilities in the agency arena.

Jan Ferguson, Senior Vice President, will have primary responsibility for marketing, claims, and risk management at J. M. Woodworth RRG, Inc., the medical malpractice writer in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. She reports directly to Elsass.

Dwain Chamberlain, Senior Underwriter was named Vice President-Underwriting with direct responsibility for Ponce de Leon LTC RRG, Inc. and Lewis & Clark LTC RRG, Inc., writers of liability insurance for long-term care facilities, and Sophia Palmer Nurses RRG, Inc.

Tonya Dugan, Senior Underwriter was promoted to Vice President-Underwriting for Medical Malpractice. Katrina Johnson was promoted to Controller.

Nadeene Wood-Clater continues as Senior Vice President-Marketing and Jeri Lambert as Senior Vice President-Compliance/Claims. Susan Bugg continues as Director of Risk Management for long-term care facilities and nurses RRGs. Sharon Lanier continues as Director of Underwriting for Ponce de Leon LTC RRG, Inc. and Lynda Knowles as Director of Underwriting for Sophia Palmer Nurses RRG, Inc., both reporting to Chamberlain.

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