As the only direct writer of aircraft insurance, Avemco connects you directly with an Aviation Insurance Specialist (underwriter) who is empowered to solve problems and approve coverage instantly instead of a middleman who simply passes your request on to somebody else. So give us a call at (888) 241 7891 and speak directly with one of these folks in our Frederick, MD home office.
Mike Adams - Senior Vice President, Underwriting
Mike has been with Avemco since 1984. While Mike’s job is to decide what Avemco will insure, his goal is to help customers understand why these decisions are designed to help keep them safe.
Marci Veronie - Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Marci began her career with Avemco in 1986. She supervises all our underwriters and helps them serve our customers better. “I am passionate about representing the company that stands for aviation insurance. My job is to help the underwriters help our customers. And I’m proud of what we offer.” In March 2018 Marci was elected to serve as Chair of the Board of Directors of Women in Aviation International and in April 2019 she received the prestigious Good Company Award from Tokio Marine.
Alon Admi - Aviation Underwriter
Alon joined the team of Aviation Insurance Specialists in July of 2018 and brings with him 14 years of property and casualty insurance experience. “I love talking to customers, learning about their aircraft and flying experiences. My goal is to provide the right coverage and personal attention to each customer.” In his free time, Alon enjoys spending time with his family, dogs and traveling overseas.
Luke Barnette - Senior Aviation Underwriter
Luke joined Avemco in 2007. He says,” what I love about Avemco is the great diversity of people you get to deal with. There are the young folks just starting out in aviation, the people who fly for business, and the older pilots who've been flying for decades. It's a wonderful mix." He devotes his free time to hunting and fishing in the woods and lakes of Maryland.
Gayle Palm - Senior Aviation Underwriter
Since 1982, Gayle has been helping Avemco customers. “My main goal is to be a good listener and try to provide people with exactly what they want. That has served me well for all of these years.”
Kim Skipper - CPCU, Aviation Underwriting Manager
Since 1987, Kim has been forming relationships and even friendships with our customers. She says, “I love the fact that my experience combined with being a direct underwriter allows me to deliver immediate answers to the customers.”
Elizabeth Hoover - Aviation Underwriter
Elizabeth joined Avemco in August of 2015 but aviation is in her blood. Both her father and grandfather have flown, so it’s no surprise that she is a pilot, as well. She currently serves as President of the Frederick chapter of Women in Aviation International.
Bryon Schwartz - Senior Aviation Underwriter
Bryon earned his commercial rating for both single- and multi-engine aircraft in 1990 and joined Avemco in 1999. He says, ““Being a pilot is really helpful in this position because I can understand exactly what customers’ needs are, and I can hopefully provide pilots with proven sources of loss prevention strategies.”
Michael Donovan - President
Michael began his career with HCC in 1983 as an assistant aviation underwriter and since that time has served in various positions, including Director, Executive Vice President and President (of HC Aviation). He has been an officer of Avemco since 2007 and currently serves as President and Director of Avemco Insurance Company.
Tom Fraley - Senior Vice President, Support Operations
Tom started at Avemco in 1997 and has continually watched the complexity of Information Technology expand. “My favorite part of this job is tackling the challenges associated with ever-evolving technologies and applying them to make Avemco a more efficient company.”