We welcome Malinda Kibbons to the DeForest Group as our new Personal Lines Placement & Underwriting Manager!  Malinda comes to us from MSA Group – NGM Insurance where she was a Business Development Executive for New York & Massachusetts Agents including DeForest Group. 

While with MSA Group, Malinda was responsible for assisting her agents in growing their personal and commercial lines books profitably. Many of you may have met

Malinda when she traveled in the field.  Prior to MSA Group she was with Safeco Insurance for seven years as a Territory Manager for downstate New York and northern New Jersey Agents.   Before being recruited by Safeco, Malinda was a marketing team leader for an Independent Agency handling new business submissions and renewal remarketing.

Malinda understands first hand both the agency and carrier side of the business.  We are confident, with her extensive knowledge and experience in the insurance industry, that Malinda will be an excellent manager and valuable asset to all of our Partner Agents. Please join us in welcoming her to the DeForest Group team!

Malinda will be replacing Maureen Gomez’s position of Personal Lines Placement & Underwriting Manager, effective immediately. Maureen has decided to relocate to a warmer climate and pursue other opportunities. We appreciate all of the hard work Maureen has put in the last six years and we wish her the very best of luck on all future endeavors.

Go Back


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *