ATLANTA – July 27, 2016 – Engle Martin & Associates, a leading national provider of independent adjusting and third-party claims administrative services, has announced the additions of Michael Bavely and Melissa Christ to the company’s leadership team.
Michael Bavely has joined Engle Martin as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Bavely has over twenty years of senior financial management experience and has held a variety of roles with both private and public companies, most recently serving as EVP and Chief Financial Officer of Atlanta-based Swett & Crawford, a national wholesale insurance broker and specialty underwriting business. He has expertise in developing and implementing short and long-term growth and profitability strategies as well as valuable experience in all facets of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and compliance. Bavely will be responsible for all aspects of Engle Martin’s financial strategy and leading the finance team. Bavely holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Indiana University and is an exam-passed Certified Public Accountant.
Melissa Christ has joined Engle Martin as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Christ brings both extensive human resources expertise as well as insurance industry experience to the role, most recently serving as Associate Vice President of Human Resources with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. Christ will be tasked with aligning human resources strategy to overall business goals, attracting and retaining talent, developing current and future leaders, and supporting acquisition and international endeavors. Christ holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Baltimore, a Master of Arts in Human Resources Management from Notre Dame of Maryland University, and has earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification.
“I am excited to welcome Michael and Melissa to the Engle Martin family. Not only do they each bring a wealth of expertise and experience in their respective fields, but most importantly, they share in our commitment to building an organization that provides a great home for our people, while creating unique value for our customers,” said John Quinn, President and CEO of Engle Martin & Associates.