L&W is pleased to announce that Michael Chochrek will be joining the L&W team on April 11, 2011 in the newly created position of Vice President of Business Development.
Mike’s experience spans 25 years in the insurance industry. He is currently the Director of Claims for Liberty Mutual Commercial Markets. In this role, Mike overseas the claims staff from Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Texas and also works closely with the liberty offices in Orange, CA, Denver, CO, Wausau, WI and Bedford, NH.
Mike’s career with Liberty has spanned a decade of growth and success. He successfully headed the implementation of the newly formed dedicated Trucking Unit. Mike was the lead person on presentations made throughout the U.S. to sell the new unit to customers. Mike played a vital role in the development of this new division giving presentations to companies nationwide and has been instrumental in making the Liberty Mutual Truckers unit the success that it is today. Mike also led the Bodily Injury and Total Loss teams while at Liberty.
Prior to joining Liberty, Mike was the Litigation Supervisor for MetLife. He also worked with Hanover Insurance as an adjuster for bodily injury, and before joining Hanover, Mike spent five years with Commerce Insurance managing bodily injury claims. His career began with Allstate Insurance where he was employed after graduating from college.
Mike received a Bachelor of Science from Bridgewater State College and also holds insurance designations of AIC, CPCUI, ARM54-Risk Assessment and ARM55-Risk Control.
“L&W has been searching for the perfect fit to assist in securing strong growth within the insurance claims departments nationwide. With his background, team spirit and his entrepreneurial spirit, we feel that Mike is that ‘perfect fit’ we’ve been looking for. We are confident that he will take L&W to a new level by securing major insurance carriers,” (Neal Lyons, CEO/Chairman LWI, Inc./L&W Investigations).
“I look forward to working with all the L&W offices and building L&W to the level of their vision” (Mike Chochrek).