To Our Customers Impacted By The Recent Storms
We hope you and your family are safe. If you have been affected by one of the recent hurricanes or tropical storms and need to make an insurance claim, please call 1-800-362-7535 or click here to file your claim online.

Meet our team

Our team consists of associates based in Richmond, Virginia that support the team of horse insurance specialists across the United States.

norden Chris Norden, Director of Sport Horse Disciplines
877-341-8560
cnorden@markelcorp.com                                
   
debi p Debi DeTurk Peloso, Markel Insurance Specialist
888-217-3657
ddpmic@earthlink.net
   
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Nancy Hansen, Markel Insurance Specialist
281-346-2667
hh2insure@aol.com
   
Tami  Tami George, Markel Insurance Specialist
800-231-0670
jeta@northlink.com
   
 pagan Pagan Gilman, Markel Insurance Specialist
Lisa Seger Insurance
770-283-7344
pagan@lisasegerinsurance.com
   
pam Pam Mullins, Markel Insurance Specialist
901-619-7123
pamhl1@aol.com
   
lisa seger Lisa Seger, Markel Insurance Specialist
Lisa Seger Insurance
877-776-8398
lisa@lisasegerinsurance.com
   
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Imogen Rex, Markel Insurance Specialist
540-550-0883
imogenrex@gmail.com

   

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Beth Vail, Markel Insurance Specialist
216-321-2222
elizabethstring@att.net

shane Shane Minnix, Director of Underwriting - Farm Programs
Shane came to Richmond, Virginia in 2015, to concentrate on the Property & Casualty branch of the Ag Division here at Markel. He is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and has over 15 years of experience in insurance, with 11 of those years in the Ag insurance industry. Shane graduated Cum Laude from Xavier University with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration – Management with a minor in Economics and also holds a CPCU, AFIS and API designation. He enjoys all the disciplines of the insurance world including marketing, technology, organizational efficiencies and of course underwriting. Shane hopes to bring all the key successes of those disciplines together to continue to provide a quality product and ever improving service to our agents and insureds.

emilyEmily Springman, Farm & Liability Underwriter
Emily joined Markel in 2004 after finishing her degree at Murray State University. She began working with the equine mortality products and has transitioned to an underwriting position for property and casualty risks within the agriculture division at Markel. She shares a passion for horses as due many of her colleagues. Emily works directly with preferred agents and equine field specialists. She works with a team of horse experts to help develop them into true insurance specialists and to grow a profitable book of equine related business. 


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Sally Lowman, Horse Mortality Underwriter - Sport horse disciplines
   
No Photo Kristine Carr, Warrenton Office & Processing Admin - Sport horse disciplines

michelleMichelle Ruff, Associate Underwriter
Michelle grew up in the Northern Neck of Virginia. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor’s in Economics and in German, and joined Markel in 2012. She currently competes in FEI level dressage with her own mare, and is a USDF Bronze and Silver medalist. She brings her riding background to Markel, where she works on Farm, Liability, and Mortality accounts for the dressage and sport horse specialists.