April 26, 2018 — Avemco Insurance Company Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Marci Veronie has been elected as the new board chair of the world’s foremost organization promoting the involvement and advancement of women in the fields of aviation and aerospace: Women in Aviation International (WAI). Veronie has served on the WAI Board of Directors since 2015 and was elected Vice Chair in 2017.
Veronie, a graduate of the Bradford School of Business in Pittsburgh, PA, is a 31-year veteran of the aviation insurance industry, spending her entire career promoting general aviation. Her first responsibility at Avemco® was facilitating the EAA Chapter Insurance Program. As an underwriter, she then moved to the ultralight department, followed by marine, turbine, and commercial. From the beginning, she has been a tireless advocate of women, as they have increasingly secured an ever-growing role in aviation and aerospace. She frequently volunteers her time for local and regional WAI activities.
Today, she manages a staff of aviation insurance underwriters, marketing professionals and support personnel in Avemco’s home office in Frederick, MD. Additionally, she represents Avemco at numerous airshows throughout the U.S., where she helps to promote the company’s emphasis on flying safely.
Avemco Insurance Company, a leading pleasure and business general aviation insurer in the United States, has been insuring airplanes and pilots since 1961. Headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, the company has financial strength ratings of “A++ (Superior)” from A.M. Best Company, Inc. and “AA- (Very Strong)” from Fitch Ratings. Avemco is a wholly owned subsidiary of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. For more information, please visit www.avemco.com.