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Main Street America Promotes Jerry Waters to Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
The Main Street America Group has announced the promotion of Jerry Waters, CPA, to vice president and chief accounting officer, effective immediately.
Waters, based in Keene, N.H., joined the super-regional property/casualty insurance carrier in 2010. Since that time, he has held positions of increasing responsibility within the Company’s financial reporting and controls organization, most recently as director of corporate accounting. He will continue to be responsible for accounting and tax planning functions for the company.
“Jerry has developed trusted relationships throughout our company and has done an outstanding job, and we are pleased to promote and appoint him as our chief accounting officer,” said senior vice president Tom Frazier, Main Street America’s treasurer. “With nearly 25 years of industry experience, his technical expertise complements our financial leadership team.”
Prior to joining Main Street America, Waters served as a reinsurance accounting manager at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. A Certified Public Accountant, he earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode lsland.
Jerry Waters, Main Street America Group Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
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About The Main Street America Group
With roots dating back to 1923, The Main Street America Group is a mutual insurance holding company which writes business through its eight property/casualty insurance carriers: NGM Insurance Company, Old Dominion Insurance Company, Austin Mutual Insurance Company, Grain Dealers Mutual Insurance Company, Main Street America Assurance Company, MSA Insurance Company, Main Street America Protection Insurance Company and Spring Valley Mutual Insurance Company. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Main Street America offers a wide range of commercial and personal insurance, as well as fidelity and surety bond products, to individuals, families and businesses throughout the United States.
With more than $1.2 billion in premium written exclusively by 3,000 independent insurance agents, the 95-year-old company underwrites over 600,000 property/casualty policies in 37 states, as well as 50,000 bonds in 47 states and the District of Columbia. A.M. Best Company rates The Main Street America Group with an "A" (Excellent) Financial Strength Rating, with a Stable Outlook, as well as an “a+” Issuer Credit Rating. The company has $1.09 billion in surplus (capital) and $2.68 billion in total assets.
Main Street America is the founding company partner of Trusted Choice®, the global branding program of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America. Main Street America is also a founding company partner of the TrustedChoice.com agent referral platform and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) Research Center. For more information about Main Street America, please visit our newsroom at msagroup.com/newsroom or connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MainStreetAmerica.