Bay Shore, N.Y. — January 26, 2015 — Brownyard Group (www. brownyard.com), a program administrator providing specialized insurance coverage for select industry groups, today announced promotions in its beauty and pest control programs.
Kathy Lopez was promoted to account manager for SASSI® (Salon & Spa Specialty Insurance), Brownyard’s beauty industry program. She previously served as underwriting assistant for SASSI. In her new position, Lopez will serve as lead underwriter and primary service contact for all SASSI accounts. She currently resides in Bay Shore, N.Y.
Maria Nowak was promoted to underwriting account manager for PCOpro®, Brownyard’s national pest control program. She previously served as underwriting assistant for the program. Prior to joining Brownyard, Nowak held positions at Waldorf Risk Solutions, Long Island Hotels LLC and The Walt Disney Company. She earned her bachelor’s degree in music and elementary education from Dowling College.She currently resides in West Bay Shore, N.Y.
“Kathy and Maria have each developed a strong knowledge base within their respective programs, and we look forward to their continued contribution in their expanded roles,” said Tory Brownyard, president of the Brownyard Group.
About Brownyard Group
Brownyard Group is a program administrator that has developed and provided specialized insurance programs for select industries for more than 60 years. These industries include security guards, pest control operators, cosmetics manufacturers, alarm systems, private investigators and security consultants and the beauty industry. In 1993, Brownyard established Brownyard Claims Management, a loss prevention and full-service insurance claims facility. The company is based in Bay Shore, N.Y.