Harford Mutual Insurance Company (Harford Mutual) announces Wayne Gearhart as Assistant Vice President of Claims. Gearhart began his insurance career in claims before moving onto various claims leadership and strategic roles for the past 24 years. Over his career, he has led claims operations, with staff sizes of 30 to more than 100, covering workers’ compensation, casualty, and property lines. In the past several years, Wayne has also served as a Claims Strategy Leader, responsible for directing and executing Claims Department strategies including supporting business processes and technological improvements using internal and external resources. This allows him to bring a wealth of claims expertise and strategic vision to lead claims operations.
Gearhart earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from The Ohio State University and received his CPCU designation in 1999.
Harford Mutual Insurance Company, founded in 1842 in Harford County, Maryland, provides commercial property and casualty insurance products and services to a regional market. The company ended 2018 with over $200 million in direct written premium sold through nearly 500 independent agents in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington DC. Harford Mutual contributed more than $250,000 to over 70 charities in 2018. Harford Mutual is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the leading credit rating organization dedicated to serving the global insurance industry. For more information, visit www.HarfordMutual.com.