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Six NJM Employees Promoted to Manager Positions

June 14, 2012

WEST TRENTON, NJ — Bernard M. Flynn, President and CEO of New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company (NJM), has elevated six employees to the position of Manager.

Jeffrey R. Chorney, MD, has been named Manager — Medical & Wellness. Dr. Chorney, of Cherry Hill, N.J., earned his BA at Ithaca College and his MD at the University of Kansas. Dr. Chorney had served as NJM's Assistant Medical Director since 2008.

Ann P. DeBellis, of Yardley, Pa., is now Manager — Workers' Compensation Claims. DeBellis graduated from the University of Scranton and Widener University School of Law. She joined NJM in 1993 as a Staff Attorney in the Workers' Compensation Claims Department.

Jan M. Foldes, Hamilton Township, N.J., is Manager — Information Technology. Foldes attended Trenton State College (now known as The College of New Jersey) and joined NJM in 1986 as a Customer Service Trainee. She had been named an IT Administrator in 2010.

Cynthia McErlane, Sewell, N.J., is now a Manager in General Claims in NJM's Hammonton office. A graduate of Trenton State, she joined NJM in 1989. She had become Claims Administrator in the Hammonton office in 2006.

Jessica A. Schlee-Gilbert, Freehold, N.J., has been named Manager — Law & Regulation. She is a graduate of Bucknell University and New York Law School. She joined NJM in 2008 as an Attorney in the Law and Regulation Department.

William H. Tafel, Chalfont, Pa., is Manager — Workers' Compensation Underwriting. Tafel attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and joined NJM in 1990 as a Customer Service Trainee. He most recently served as an Administrator in Workers' Compensation Underwriting.

New Jersey Manufacturers is the largest provider of Personal Auto and Workers' Compensation insurance in the state, and is a major carrier of Commercial Auto and residential coverages. NJM writes coverage directly for consumers and operates in a mutual fashion exclusively for policyholders. More than $5 billion have been paid to policyholders as dividends since 1918.