DVIC Names Kevin McPoyle as Regional Director

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DVIC Names Kevin McPoyle as Regional Director.


WARRINGTON, Pa. (July 24, 2012) – Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers( DVIC), dedicated to helping disabled U.S. veterans by providing new opportunities for training and employment in the insurance industry, announces the appointment of Kevin McPoyle, a founding partner and president of KMRD Partners Inc., as a regional director.

“Kevin is a tireless and inspirational leader,” said James Pender, DVIC co-founder and chairman. His passion and experience make Kevin the perfect person to help us guide this organization.”  For more click below:

Kevin McPoyle’s article published in 2 periodicals “5 Reasons Why Veterans Make Great Agency Employees”

McPoyle began his career in manufacturing, safety and quality control with Air Products in Lehigh Valley, Pa. A former attack helicopter pilot, McPoyle has a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. and an MBA in finance and marketing from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. He is founding director of the Cleantech Alliance Mid-Atlantic board and an officer on The Bucks County Housing Group board of directors.

KMRD Partners Inc., a Philadelphia area property and casualty agency, focuses on reducing the cost of risk for organizations with complex risk management requirements. KMRD Partners supports a unique mix of higher hazard clients, both public and private, including manufacturers, distribution companies, contractors, financial services firms, professional service firms, public entities, companies with international exposures and technology companies.

DVIC’s strategic board includes James R. Pender CPCU, CLU, ChFC, ARM, BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company, co-founder and chairman; Gary V. Trippe CIC, BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company, co-founder; Lee Knapp, Knapp Consultants, founding member; Brady Polansky, Polansky Enterprises, founding member; Jon Bidwell, Chubb Insurance Group, founding member; Walter J. Gdowski, The Rough Notes Company; James R. Hackbarth, Assurex Global; Robert M. Menke, Bankers Insurance Group; George (Shad) A. Steadman III, Rutherfoord, A Marsh & McLennan Agency; retired U.S. Air Force Capt. Gerald J. Sullivan, The Sullivan Group; and John Wepler, Marsh Berry.

The organization’s operating board consists of retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Gary L. Bryant; retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James L. Dozier; Roger C. Mercado Jr., Community Cooperative Ministries Inc.; Pender; Trippe; Kathy Pender, Kathy Pender M.A., L.P.C.C.; and retired insurance agency executive Gay Trippe.

Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers is a nonprofit organization with the mission to educate-train and generate meaningful employment opportunities for physically disabled veterans who will excel at pro-actively cross-selling personal lines insurance products on behalf of leading independent insurance agencies.

For additional information, call 239-433-8523 or visit www.DVIC.us.


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