Founded in 1828, Vermont Mutual is headquartered in Montpelier, Vermont.
An employee for the Vermont Mutual Insurance Group has been selected as an International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP) Professional of the Year. Joyce McCutcheon, a Senior Claims Adjuster for the Montpelier-based insurer, was selected as this year’s Claims Professional of the Year during the Association’s 73rd annual conference. According to the IAIP, the award recognizes,
…[T]he claims professional who has demonstrated superior knowledge of the claims field, experienced professional advancement through educational pursuits, demonstrated leadership in the field, and is an active participant in IAIP activities.”
Ms. McCutcheon has been a Senior Claims Representative with Vermont Mutual for the past five years, joining the company in 2009. In the span of her 25-year career in insurance, she has also held positions as a Senior Claims Representative with Acadia Insurance as well as a Technical Specialist with Travelers, a position she held for 18 years. A graduate of Trinity College, Ms. McCutcheon first began her career in insurance as a Brokerage Manager for Golden Rule Insurance in 1986. She holds the following insurance designations CCLA, ACLA, SCLA, and CPIW.
What is the International Association of Insurance Professionals?
Founded in Denver in 1938 as the National Association of Insurance Women (NAIW), the International Association of Insurance Professionals “…serves its members by providing professional education, an environment in which to build business alliances and the opportunity to make connections with people of differing career paths and levels of experience within the insurance industry.” The association which adopted the trade name The International Association of Insurance Professionals in 2011 is open to any insurance professional in either the insurance and/or risk management industries “…who strive for and practice professionalism, regardless of their career level.”