Richard Metivier has been in the insurance industry for over nineteen years. As the Chief Sales Officer of Energi, Rick has been instrumental in organizing a national distribution network for the programs. Formerly with Conifer Energy and Conifer Insurance Agency, Inc., as the Managing Director of Broker Services, Rick helped to develop relationships with energy dealers to boost accounts and execute sales. Previously, he served as Vice President of National Accounts and as a Regional Vice President for Insurance Holdings of America where he played an essential role in acquiring and maintaining accounts. Prior to that he was an account executive for B.K. McCarthy Insurance Agency where he established the energy practice for the company. Rick graduated cum laude from Salem State College with BS in Marketing.
Vice President, Industrial Relations
John McArthur came to Energi in 2013 to serve as VP of Shareholder and Industry Relations. In this capacity he was able to effectively leverage existing industry and client relationships and create strong new ties to raise $13 million in a successful Private Offering. He brought with him over 15 years of management experience from the petroleum and transportation industries. Previously serving as President of Belasco Petroleum Company, he was instrumental in securing financing, establishing relationships and obtaining contracts with large commercial businesses and working with the DEP to develop and bring into compliance bulk storage facilities. He also served as the managing partner of K&J Transportation, a successful fuel transportation business hauling for oil companies, jobbers, distributors and individual gas stations. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a BA in Biology.
Wesley Osswald, CRIS
Regional Vice President, Northeast
Wes Osswald has over 15 years of Industry experience centering on program business mostly from a retail broker perspective. His duties with eMarketing encompass overall territory management, meeting annual production goals, and maintaining a solid retail broker network. Since joining Energi in 2011, Wes has been instrumental in enhancing the presence of Energi in the Northeast. He has also played an integral role in developing the Energi Institute and small business program while participating in the education and training of new employees. Wes is a Veteran, has a Masters Degree from Clemson University and holds the nationally recognized designation of Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS).
Regional Vice President, South Central
John Terry has over 40 years in the Insurance Industry. His extensive experience includes being a direct agent for Nationwide Insurance and holding managerial positions at Zurich American, Kemper Insurance and Hartford Steam Boiler. John was responsible for Underwriting and Engineering Departments in two Branch offices at Kemper and oversaw the development of a warranty program that grew into a national initiative. At Hartford Steam Boiler, he was the Large Account Manager in New York City and eventually became the Regional Business Development Manager for both branch offices in Texas and Colorado. John is a graduate of Northwestern State University.
Regional Vice President, Southeast/Northwest
Derek Davidson has been in the Insurance industry and carrier platform since 2006. Derek’s experience in MGA operations has given him the opportunity to work and understand all facets of the underwriting and risk evaluation process. Derek started his career as a Client Service Member then Rater to Associate Underwriter under the Willis Programs MGA often working within several different programs including Transportation and Hazmat operations. This knowledge and experience led Derek to a Distribution and Sales position within the Energi organization. Derek currently leads the Northwest Sales team based in Kirkland, WA where the company looks to expand its success by further developing its current agency and client networks. Derek graduated in 2006 from Daniel Webster College with BS in Management Information Systems.
Charles Boucher, Jr.
Regional Vice President, Mid Atlantic
Charles Boucher has over 15 years of experience in the transportation and energy sectors of the insurance industry. As the first remote Regional Managing Director at Energi, Charles has been instrumental in helping the company grow from a regional program with just over 30 members to a national program with over 700 policyholders. Before joining Energi, Charles was a Property and Casualty Producer at Wachovia Insurance Services. Charles graduated with honors from Rowan University with a degree in Business Administration, and currently holds the nationally recognized designation of Certified Insurance Counselor.
Regional Vice President, Midwest
Glenn McIlraith has over twenty years experience as a licensed insurance professional. His expertise resides in distribution development and building broker networks. Previously he served as Regional Managing Director for Insurance Holdings of America. Following that, he worked as a Vice President with General Underwriters of Michigan as a Property and Casualty producer. Since joining Energi in 2010, he has expanded the broker network throughout the Midwest and is currently working to expand Energi’s opportunities with product offerings in the areas of the region heavily involved with oilfield services, agricultural cooperatives and energy construction. Glenn attended Hobart College in Geneva, New York where he graduated with a BA in Economics.
Regional Vice President, West
Steve Miller has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, specializing in Transportation, Energy and the Oil and Gas Sectors. He has held direct insurance sales and sales management roles with Liberty Mutual, Aon and other Regional/National Brokerage operations. Additionally, Steve has owned a Safety and Compliance Consulting Company and was the VP of Risk Management for a large Transportation and Logistics company. Steve has a unique blend of experience with direct hands-on Insurance and Risk Management experience, from end user to agent/broker to Insurance Carrier. A majority of Steve’s insurance background consists of utilizing Alternative Risk Transfer products including Captive and Large Deductible programs. Steve graduated from Kansas State University with a BS in Education.
Vice President, Marketing
As the Vice President of eMarketing, Michelle manages all facets of the organization’s marketing efforts including the development and management of websites, social media, press announcements, conference planning, meeting management logistics, corporate design, internal & external communications and branding. She has been with Energi since its inception in 2005 and was previously Director of Marketing for Conifer Insurance companies from 2001-2005. Prior to her tenure at Conifer, Michelle played an integral role in the brand development, product launch and general marketing efforts as Marketing Managing Director for Insurance Companies of America. She began her insurance career in 1984, where she served as co-founder and marketing director for BK McCarthy Insurance Agency for 21 years. Mrs. McCarthy holds a BA in Marketing from Salem State University.
Assistant Vice President, Government & Public Relations
Megan McCarthy is responsible for the government and public relations division at eMarketing Strategies. Megan has supported the government relations strategies for Energi Insurance Services, which is licensed in all 50 states and Canada. In addition, she helps to increase public awareness and promote a positive public image of the company through its public relations strategies. Previously, she handled Energi’s business development, strategic outreach, and broker relations for the Alternative Energy Solutions (AES) Programs in the West Region and Canada. Megan is a graduate of the College of Holy Cross with a BA in Political Science.