The People Behind Provident.

Meet Our Staff

Executive Staff

Barry Balliet, CLU

CEO

Serving Since 1979

Daren K. D'Ippolito, CPL, MA

President

Serving Since 2005

David Gibson, CLU

Chief Underwriting Officer

Serving Since 1986

Ulrich Mauser, CLU, ChFC, CEBS

Executive Vice President

Serving Since 1987

Regional Directors

CJ Bens, CLU

Vice President, Sales – Mid-Atlantic & Midwest

Serving Since 1992

Ray Burkhart

Regional Director – PA, TX

Serving Since 2004

Ed Mann

Director of Training and Education

Serving Since 2015

Robert McIntyre

Regional Director – Mountain Plains

Serving Since 2016

Dave Petro

Regional Director – New England

Serving Since 2016

Ron Rozgonyi

Regional Director – Southeast

Serving Since 2017

Jeff Siegrist

Regional Director – PA, NJ, Mountain West

Serving Since 1998

Robert Timko, CPIA, FF-1/EMT

Regional Director – PA, WI, WV, MN

Serving Since 2000

Claims Department

Mark Schmitt, RN, BSN

Senior Vice President
Operations & Claims

Serving Since 2000

Joanie Carlson

Claims – Follow Up

Serving Since 2016

Melissa Colamarino

Claims – Follow Up

Serving Since 2003

William Gentile

Claims – Intake, GL/ADD

Serving Since 2006

Michele Long

Claims – Intake

Serving Since 2018

Shannon Moret

Utility Support

Serving Since 1994

Kristina Stammer

Claims – Intake

Serving Since 2018

Underwriting

Danielle Weber, CLU

Vice President, Underwriting

Serving Since 2003

Zach Gibson

Underwriting – A&H

Serving Since 2015

Diane Lehnerd

Underwriting – Special Risks

Serving Since 2005

Joanna Mackowski

Underwriting – GL & AD&D

Serving Since 2006

Operations

Accounting

Rob Doverspike, CPA

Controller

Serving Since 2014

Judy Gurtner

Accounts Receivable

Serving Since 1997

Sue Hoffman

Accounts Payable

Serving Since 2016

IT Department

Gina Spangenberg

IT Manager & Business Architect

Serving Since 2013

Joe Merlino

Software Developer

Serving Since 2016

Brokers Services, Administration, and Marketing

Caroline Tipton

Broker Services

Serving Since 1989

Patty Lefever

Reception

Serving Since 1998

Sam Talerico

Director of Marketing

Serving Since 2018