Huntingdon, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 02, 2014
Attorney Peter M. McManamon of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, has been appointed to the Mutual Benefit Group (MBG) Board of Directors.
Affiliated with the law firm of Gill, McManamon and Ghaner in Huntingdon, McManamon has been involved in the general practice of law in the Huntingdon community for over 25 years. He specializes in real estate law, litigation, municipal law, workers’ compensation cases, and estates and contacts.
“Peter’s legal background and strong analytical thinking skills, along with his intimate understanding of our Huntingdon culture, will bring good focus to our corporate governance at MBG,” commented Steve Sliver, president and CEO of Mutual Benefit Group.
McManamon earned a bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University and then completed his juris doctorate through the University of Pittsburgh in 1984. He has been admitted to the Huntingdon County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Superior Court, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, Middle District of Pennsylvania and Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Among the clients he represents are J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon; the Huntingdon County Commissioners; Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services; and numerous municipalities and municipal authorities.
A volunteer with The Peace Corps from 1977-79, McManamon currently serves the Huntingdon community as chairman of the Huntingdon County Library Board of Directors, a member of the Finance Council at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, and as a board member of the Huntingdon Soccer Club. He volunteered as a coach for the Huntingdon Community Center for 16 years.
Mutual Benefit Group is a regional property/casualty insurance carrier headquartered in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, that has been providing coverage for personal autos, homes, and businesses since 1908. The company’s insurance products are underwritten through its member companies, Mutual Benefit Insurance Company and Select Risk Insurance Company. Rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best, Mutual Benefit serves 80,000 policyholders in Pennsylvania and Maryland through 250 independent insurance agents. Mutual Benefit Group was awarded a 2013 Stakeholder Team Accomplishment Recognition (STAR) (TM) award from Demotech, Inc., a financial analysis firm specializing in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers. Only 44, or 1.6%, of the 2,736 carriers reviewed by Demotech received the STAR (TM) award based on their 2012 operating results. Mutual Benefit Group was also named to the list of Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for 2013. This was the fifth consecutive year that the firm has qualified for the list.