Our Leadership Team - Miniter Group
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Our Leadership Team

Julianne Gilpin
Julianne Donley
President and CEO

Julianne graduated from Smith College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and immediately began working in the insurance industry. She joined her father in 1985 with a focus on risk transfer products for financial institutions. She was instrumental in the growth of the company through sales and the creation and management of its infrastructure. She holds licenses in 50 states and has served in the role of President and CEO since 2002. She has previously served as Trustee of the Boston Latin School Association and is currently a member of the Campaign Council.

Jim Gilpin
Chief Operating Officer

Jim is Chief Operating Officer of Miniter Group. He is responsible for marketing & tracking operations. Jim has a BSEE in Electrical Engineering. He has held sales positions at many of the top software companies. Jim joined Miniter Group in November 1998 as Vice President of Operations to bring business systems expertise to Miniter Group. Jim graduated from the Consumer Bankers Association Graduate School of Retail Bank Management in 2006 and is a member of the Board of Directors at Abington Bank.

Wayne Brantley
Chief Technology Officer

Wayne is responsible for all technology strategy, development, deployment, and management. Prior to Miniter Group, Wayne owned and operated a successful software development company. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He has been working in the computer industry for over 28 years and with Miniter Group since March of 1999.

Gary Mahoney
Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining Miniter Group Gary held senior financial roles at mid-sized organizations in the professional services industry. During this time Gary was responsible for leading the budgeting, financial planning and analysis, and accounting functions. In addition he was responsible for managing external audits. Gary has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA with a concentration in accounting from Suffolk University.

Mark Hughley
SVP of Sales

Mark joined Miniter Group in 2012 and is responsible for building the company’s national sales team and broker distribution channel. Mark has over 35 years of successful sales and sales management experience in the specialty insurance marketplace. Prior to joining Miniter, he held senior- and executive-level positions at American Banker Insurance Group/Assurant Group, Balbo Insurance Group/QBE, and Kistler Financial. Mark attended Eastern Washington University on an athletic scholarship.​

Michelle Austin
SVP of Operations

Michelle is responsible for overall client support, which includes lienholder insurance tracking, policy training, claim and coverage interpretation, technology implementation, and ongoing systems training. Michelle has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Duquesne University where she played basketball. She is fully licensed and has been working in the insurance industry, and for Miniter Group, for over twenty years.

Greg Dee
Director of Human Resources

Greg has extensive business experience having served in senior management roles in financial institutions and private industry. After 13 years as CFO of Miniter Group, Greg is now our Director of Human Resources. He provides consultation to management on strategic staffing plans, compensation issues, employee benefits, staff training and development, and employee relations. A graduate of Northeastern University, Greg also holds Masters Degrees in business administration and education.

Ray Reed
SVP of Underwriting
Ray Reed

Ray is responsible for the development of customized mortgage impairment and lender-placed insurance programs, monitoring adherence to regulatory compliance issues, and managing all underwriting responsibilities for the company. He is a native of Baltimore and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Administrative Sciences from Johns Hopkins University. Ray has become a nationally recognized expert in mortgage impairment coverage and also specializes in force-placed coverage.

Lee-Ann Hollister
VP of Sales

LeeAnn brings over 20 years of experience to the sales team. Prior to joining Miniter Group, she held positions in sales, marketing, finance, and project management at Aon Corporation, GE Capital, Individual Assurance Company, and OSC. LeeAnn serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Lender Placed Products Committee for the Consumer Credit Industry Association. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA in Organizational Behavior from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Bruce Scudder
VP of Sales

Bruce was with Minnesota Mutual Life in the New England region for six years selling specialty insurance products to financial institutions. He was also Vice President with Kessler Financial Services in Boston for over eleven years, developing affinity credit card programs for partnering organizations for MBNA America (now Bank of America) and other credit card issuers. Bruce’s sixteen years of insurance experience include ten years with State National Companies as Regional Vice President offering specialty insurance products.

Keith Marvel
VP of Sales
Keith Marvel

Keith is Vice President of Sales at Miniter Group.  He has over 30 years of successful sales and management experience. His broad working knowledge of the financial services industry includes Insurance, Mortgage Banking, and Credit Default. Prior to joining Miniter, Keith served other key positions including National Sales Executive at van Wagenen Financial Services, Vice President of Sales at Credit Suisse, and Regional Sales Manager at Homecomings Financial.

Bruce Ciulla
VP of Tracking Operations

Bruce joined Miniter Group in August 2017 to bring operational expertise to the Tracking Department.  Prior to joining Miniter Group, he held several operations management positions in production, distribution, and order fulfillment, at Lifeline Systems, PHT Corporation, and most recently as Senior Operations Manager at Boston Scientific.  He has a bachelor’s degree in Operations Management from Bridgewater State University.