Meet Our Management Team


CMIC Group’s Management Team

Our Company, CMIC Group, is led by a Management Team with extensive experience in all facets of medical professional liability insurance. CMIC Group has been providing insurance programs, services and innovative business solutions for healthcare providers, hospitals and facilities since 1984. Our mission extends far beyond providing a superior insurance product. We seek to support our policyholders with individualized protection and service through excellent loss prevention and practice management tools to assist them in dealing with the complex healthcare environment.


Stephen J. Gallant assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2018, after joining the Company in 2017 as the Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gallant previously worked for MMG Insurance for more than 20 years in various leadership roles that included Assistant Vice President of Accounting, Vice President of Marketing, and most recently serving as Senior Vice President of External Operations where he was responsible for underwriting, marketing, customer service and regional operations.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and a Master of Science in Business from Husson College and he has also attended executive development programs at Dartmouth’s Tuck Business School. Mr. Gallant has been active in civic organizations including being a board member of Leaders Encouraging Aroostook Development, the Northern Maine Community College Accounting Systems Advisory Committee, the University of Maine Presque Isle Development Committee, and a past member of the Presque Isle Rotary Club.

Stephen J. Gallant

Chief Executive Officer


Michael P. Conneely assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer in 2018. He had joined the Company in 2017 as the Director of Finance with over 27 years of experience in financial roles. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Conneely was employed for 14 years by Travelers Insurance, a Dow Jones Component entity, where he gained diverse exposure to their P&C Insurance businesses. Initially he was in the planning and financial reporting area of Personal Lines. He then progressed to the Finance Controller role in the Small Commercial Business area before advancing to a similar Controller role within the International businesses including partnering with cross functional leaders to provide the financial support on various strategies.

The start of his career included seven years with Deloitte & Touche, LLP, followed by a financial reporting role with a newly created affiliate of the Zurich Group. Mr. Conneely holds a Bachelor of Science in Business - Accounting, from the University of Connecticut where he graduated cum laude. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Michael P.
Conneely, CPA

Chief Financial Officer


Denise Condron joined the Company in 2012. Ms. Condron has over twenty years of healthcare experience in both clinical and administrative roles. While in her clinical role in nuclear medicine, Ms. Condron implemented and managed multiple diagnostic centers in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She worked with various regulatory and accrediting bodies as a site inspector and as a Radiation Safety Officer for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Her administrative roles have been in Operations, working in large multispecialty groups and community hospitals on the director level. As a Healthcare consultant, Ms. Condron has worked with many hospital and outpatient practices to assess risk and educate administration on workflow efficiencies and error reduction. In addition to certifications in radiology, mammography and nuclear medicine, Ms. Condron holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from Quinnipiac University. She is a member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, the Massachusetts Society of Healthcare Risk Management and the Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors

Denise M. Condron

Vice President - Loss Prevention


Kevin Bresnahan has been advancing the interests of insureds for over 25 years, first as a defense trial attorney and more recently as an insurance claims executive. After graduating from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1992, Mr. Bresnahan tried cases for the Aetna and Travelers in-house firms and was a partner in the insurance defense firm of Russo, LaRose & Bresnahan. He was responsible for all aspects of insurance defense litigation including trials, appeals and coverage analysis. He continued his career as the Manager of the National Accounts Claim Unit at Discover Re, an alternative risk provider, before joining the company as Claims Director at in 2013. Mr. Bresnahan’s extensive litigation and claims management experience make him a valuable leader of the company's dedicated team of claim professionals.


Kevin M. Bresnahan, JD

Vice President - Claims


Raymond Lilley joined CMIC | Group in January of 2015 and is responsible for leading the team of information technology professionals who provide ongoing analysis and support of operations in addition to responsibilities which include project management, cyber security and strategic planning. Mr. Lilley has more than 20 years of experience in corporate healthcare and P&C insurance information technology management, having served in numerous leadership roles during this period.

Mr. Lilley received his Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the United States Military Academy and earned his Masters in Operations Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also attended an Executive Education Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Mr. Lilley is Executive Committee President of the Connecticut Veterans Fund, serves on the Board of Directors for the West Point Society of Connecticut and received the Lifetime Volunteer Service Award from the President of the United States in 2014.

Raymond E. Lilley

Director - Technology


Ms. Ursini has over a decade of experience in the professional liability insurance industry. Before joining CMIC Group in 2016 as a Senior Underwriter, she worked directly for a brokerage firm, overseeing key accounts and working closely with the firm’s clients. Prior to that, she spent several years as the Underwriting Manager for Healthcare Risk Services. Through this positon, she was responsible for overseeing a team of underwriters, and likewise, managing the department’s workflow, goal tracking and productivity. She was personally responsible for securing over $20 million in premium for the company. In addition to her underwriting duties, Ms. Ursini also served as a liaison to the insurance carrier’s broker partners, as well as the company’s physician insureds. Ms. Ursini holds a B.S. in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University and is a licensed producer in several states, including Connecticut.


Michelle M. Ursini

Director - Marketing and Business Development


Garrett P. Cronin joined CMIC | Group in 2018 as Director of Underwriting where he is responsible for directing the company’s book of business through agency and policyholder relationships. Mr. Cronin previously worked for Chubb Corporation for more than sixteen years where he had worked in various leadership and strategic roles consisting of Health Care, Management Liability, Financial Institutions and most recently serving as Vice President of Underwriting for their Chubb Specialty Division. The launch of his underwriting career included seven years with Berkshire Hathaway/General Reinsurance where he held progressive underwriting positions encompassing Alternative Risk, Commercial Business and Management Liability products. Mr. Cronin’s experience also includes working for AON Financial Services Group where his responsibilities included acting as a liaison between the policyholder and provider for various insurance placements. Mr. Cronin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Southern Connecticut State University and a Master of Science in Business from the University of New Haven.

Garrett P. Cronin

Director - Underwritting

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