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Donner-Farber & Associates

Mid-Atlantic Partners

Nicklas Group

Cowden

Joseph D Walters

Odell Studner Group

Potomac Insurance

USIS

XS Group

                                                                                                                                                                

 

Mid-Atlantic Leadership Team

Geoffrey Goldwater

Managing Partner

Geoffrey Goldwater is the Managing Partner of Acrisure’s Mid-Atlantic region.

A graduate of Villanova University, Geoffrey joined Acrisure as President and CSO of Odell Studner Group, where he provided leadership and strategic vision across the company's various lines of service. He was awarded Business Insurance Magazine's 40 Under 40 Award in 2014, and in 2022 awarded The Titan 100, recognizing Philadelphia's top 100 CEOS & C-Level Executives. Geoffrey is an industry leader at conferences, writes articles and grants interviews to trade professionals, and he serves as a Congressional Workforce Development Committee member.

Ann D'Amicantonio

Ann D'Amicantonio

Head of Client Solutions

Ann D'Amicantonio is the Head of Client Solutions for Acrisure's Mid-Atlantic Region and is responsible for leading the carrier placement strategy, especially as it relates to premium optimization.

Ann's over 18 years at Odell Studner, overseeing commercial new business placement along with managing carrier and wholesaler relationships, sets her up perfectly for her current role.

Ann obtained her Bachelor of Arts at Connecticut College and earned her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation from the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research and her Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI) designation from the Institutes.

Ann is a Philadelphia sports fanatic, music lover, and former collegiate athlete in swimming, water polo and crew. In her spare time, Ann loves to golf, travel, and spend time with her husband and two sons.

John Marsh

John Marsh

Head of Operations

As Head of Operations for Acrisure's Mid-Atlantic Region, John collaborates with the Region's leaders and service professionals to implement exceptional total client service strategies and optimize operational efficiencies.

John brings over 25 years of insurance experience and was formerly Odell Studner's Executive Vice President/Chief Experience Officer. He's held leadership positions with other Philadelphia-based brokers, the Hartford, and other companies. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.

Bryan Allingham

Bryan Allingham

Head of Finance

Prior to becoming Head of Finance, Bryan was Acrisure’s Northeast Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, where he was the liaison between agency partners and the corporate finance function. Additionally, he spent 10 years in several finance roles with Newell Brands before joining Acrisure.

A graduate of Taylor University, Bryan enjoys spending time with his wife and three boys, Chicago sports, great food/new restaurants and running.

Steven Odell

Steven Odell

Partner & Advisory Council Member

Steve Odell is Partner & Advisory Council Member for the Mid-Atlantic Region of Acrisure. He has been in the insurance brokerage business for over 40 years at every level of the industry.

Prior to launching Odell Studner, Steve was Chief Executive Officer of LyonsOdell and held executive and leadership positions with the Clair Odell Group, which he and his partners subsequently sold to Mellon Bank in 1998. Odell Studner was sold in 2015 to Acrisure.

In addition to his executive duties, Steve successfully created Temporary Staffing and Captive Practice Groups within Odell Studner, Risk Management and Insurance providers to over 150 companies throughout the U.S.

Robert Cola

Robert Cola

Partner & Advisory Council Member

Rob Cola is Partner & Advisory Council Member for Acrisure's Mid-Atlantic Region. Prior to taking on this role, he was Principal and Co-founder of Doyle Alliance Group and has over 30 years of experience in the employee benefits field. Rob's firm joined Acrisure in 2013.

Prior to joining Acrisure, Rob's experience included positions at large national insurance and consulting firms, where his responsibilities ranged from the evaluation of alternative healthcare strategies to the formulation of unbundled self-funded medical plans utilizing the pooled risk solutions. His underwriting and consulting expertise offers a well-rounded approach to meeting client needs and expectations.

Elliot Dinkin

Elliot Dinkin

Partner & Advisory Council Member

Elliot Dinkin is Partner & Advisory Council Member for Acrisure’s Mid-Atlantic Region. He is a 40- plus year veteran of the actuarial, compensation, and employee benefits field.

The former President/CEO for Pittsburgh-based Cowden Associates, Elliot possesses an exceptional ability to view issues within the framework of a total compensation philosophy, providing clients with a unique perspective to consider creative ways to address their compensation, benefits, and retirement obligation challenges while ensuring they are competitive, cost-effective, and compliant.

Elliot obtained his bachelor's degree in economics (Cum Laude) from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and his MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh. He has been a guest speaker at WorldatWork, IFEBP, SHRM, and ISCEBS events and is the chairman of the National Kidney Foundation of the Alleghenies.

Elliot is an avid tennis player and enjoys other workouts when he's not watching the Steelers and Pirates! Elliot and his spouse Laura have two children and one granddaughter.

William Farber

William Farber

Partner & Advisory Council Member

Bill Farber is Partner & Advisory Council Member for Acrisure's Mid-Atlantic region responsible for tailoring Asset Protection and Risk Management Solutions & Programs for medium-to-large businesses. Over the last 30 years, Bill gained much experience and knowledge in Asset Protection and Risk Management.

Bill is married and has three grown children and two grandchildren. When he is not working, Bill enjoys spending time with his family, golfing and fitness.

John Mulcahy

John Mulcahy

Partner & Advisory Council Member

John Mulcahy is a Partner & Advisory Council Member for Acrisure's Mid-Atlantic region with expertise in Estate Planning, Financial Services, Pension, Employee Benefits and Commercial Lines.

John obtained his degree in Insurance & Real Estate from Penn State University, in Pennsylvania. His other designations include RFC, CLU, ChFC, CPCU designations, and Series 7 Securities License.

He joined the Nicklas Insurance Agency in 1983 and purchased it in 1997 and grew the company organically and through acquisition of several agencies in Central & Western Pennsylvania.

John is an active community member, serving over the years on the School Board, City Council, Chamber Board along with other non-profit entities. He has also coached basketball, soccer and baseball for 20+ years at every level through high school. He and his wife have six children and 12 grandchildren (soon to be 14).

 
 

  • Belle Vernon

    CSC Insurance Professionals

    CSC Insurance Professionals

    4552 State Route 51

    Belle Vernon, PA 15012

    (724) 929-2300

  • Berlin

    Donner-Farber Associates

    Donner-Farber & Associates

    723 South Street

    Berlin, PA 15530

    (814) 267-4654

    [email protected]

  • Clearfield

    Helmbold & Stewart

    306 E Locust Street

    Clearfield, PA 16830

    (814) 765-5573

    [email protected]

  • Clearwater

    Captive Insurance Consulting

    Captive Insurance Consulting

    600 Cleveland St.

    Clearwater, FL 33755

    (727) 726-8285

    [email protected]

  • Coudersport

    Coudersport

    30 E. 2nd Street

    Coudersport, PA 16915

    (814) 274-8000

    [email protected]

  • Du Bois

    Swift Kennedy & Co

    Swift Kennedy & Co.

    100 Meadow Lane, Suite 1

    Du Bois, PA 15801

    (814) 371-5270

    [email protected]

  • Ebensburg

    Laurel Insurance Management

    Laurel Insurance Management

    3133 New Germany Rd, Ste 55

    Ebensburg, PA 15931

    (814) 344-6506

    [email protected]

  • Ebensburg

    Swift Kennedy & Co

    Swift Kennedy & Co. - Ebensburg

    3133 New Germany Rd, Ste 55

    Ebensburg, PA 15931

    (814) 371-5270

    [email protected]

  • Erie

    Nicklas Insurance Group

    2115 W 8th Street

    Erie, PA 16505

    (814) 455-1211

    [email protected]

  • Grove City

    Davevic Benefit Consultants

    Davevic Benefit Consultants

    902 S Center Street

    Grove City, PA 16127

    (724) 458-7255

  • Inwood

    Fargo Insurance Group

    Fargo Insurance Group - Inwood

    15 Hovatter Dr.

    Inwood, WV 25428

    (304) 267-4915

  • Knox

    Beels Insurance

    433 Main Street

    Knox, PA 16232

    (814) 797-1121

    [email protected]

  • Linthicum

    USIS

    United States Insurance Services

    1190 Winterson Road, Suite 100

    Linthicum, MD 21090

    (410) 859-8600

  • Martinsburg

    Fargo Insurance Group

    Fargo Insurance Group

    500 Williamsport Pike

    Martinsburg, WV 25404

    (304) 267-4915

    [email protected]

  • Martinsburg

    Fargo Insurance Group

    Fargo Insurance Group - Martinburg

    500 Williamsport Pike

    Martinsburg, WV 25404

    (304) 267-4915

  • Natrona Heights

    Warren Carr Insurance Group

    Warren Carr Insurance Group

    2411 Freeport Rd

    Natrona Heights, PA 15065

    (724) 226-0900

    [email protected]

  • Oakland

    Fargo Insurance Group

    Fargo Insurance Group - Oakland

    229 E. Alder St.

    Oakland, MD 21550

    (304) 267-4915

  • Parsons

    Fargo Insurance Group

    Fargo Insurance Group - Parsons

    101 Chestnut St.

    Parsons, WV 26287

    (304) 267-4915

  • Pittsburgh

    Cowden Associates

    Cowden Associates, Inc.

    Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 605

    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

    (412) 394-9330

    [email protected]

  • Pittsburgh

    Pinnacle Group

    Pinnacle Group

    3301 William Penn Highway

    Pittsburgh, PA 15235

    (412) 816-1000

    [email protected]

  • Pittsburgh

    Trimbur Insurance Agency

    Trimbur Insurance Agency - Pittsburgh

    3301 William Penn Highway

    Pittsburgh, PA 15235

    (724) 325-1923

  • Ranson

    Fargo Insurance Group

    Fargo Insurance Group - Ransom

    801 N Mildred St.

    Ranson, WV 25438

    (304) 267-4915

  • Rockville

    Potomac Insurance

    Potomac Insurance

    1803 Research Blvd Ste. 604

    Rockville, MD 20850

    (301) 840-0770

    [email protected]

  • Rostraver

    Colgan Insurance Agency

    The Colgan Agency

    4552 Route 51

    Rostraver, PA 15012

    (724) 379-5300

    [email protected]

  • Saint Marys

    Nicklas Insurance Agency

    101 Madison Street

    Saint Marys, PA 15857

    (814) 781-7234

    [email protected]

  • Saint Marys

    Anderson & Kime Insurance

    101 Madison Street

    Saint Marys, PA 15857

    (814) 781-7234

    [email protected]

  • Somerset

    The Knepper Insurance Group

    The Knepper Insurance Group

    221 W Patriot St

    Somerset, PA 15501

    (814) 445-7971

  • Terra Alta

    Fargo Insurance Group

    Fargo Insurance Group - Terra Alta

    1202 E. State Ave.

    Terra Alta, WV 26764

    (304) 267-4915

  • Wayne

    Doyle Alliance Group

    Doyle Alliance Group

    1265 Drummers Lane, Suite 300

    Wayne, PA 19087

    (215) 717-9500

    [email protected]

  • Wayne

    Odell Studner Group

    Odell Studner Group

    1265 Drummers Lane, Suite 300

    Wayne, PA 19087

    (484) 586-3900

  • Wayne

    Rigg Darlington Group

    The Rigg Darlington Group

    1265 Drummers Lane, Suite 300

    Wayne, PA 19087

    (484) 876-2222

  • Woodbridge

    CIMA

    The CIMA Companies, Inc.

    2750 Killarney Drive Suite 202

    Woodbridge, VA 22192

    (703) 739-9300

    [email protected]

  • Woodbridge

    CIMA Old Dominion

    Old Dominion Insurance Company

    2750 Killarney Dr Suite 202

    Woodbridge, VA 22192

    (703) 625-2103

  • Woodbridge

    All About Insurance Agency

    All About Insurance Agency

    2750 Killarney Drive, Suite 202

    Woodbridge, VA 22193

    (703) 730-1515

    [email protected]

  • Woodbridge

    Cima XS Group

    XS Group, Inc.

    2750 Killarney Drive Suite 202

    Woodbridge, VA 22192

    (703) 739-9300

  • Wyomissing

    Rigg Darlington Group

    The Rigg Darlington Group - Wyomissing

    420 N Park Rd Suite 102

    Wyomissing, PA 19610

    (484) 876-2222

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