WHY

Protecting organizations that positively affect people’s lives

HOW

Experts in what we do; inch wide and a mile deep; dedicated exclusively to non-profit and social service organizations

WHAT

Insurance benefits; insurance products

CORE VALUES

Humility, Work Ethic, Caring, Effectivity, Passion

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Joshua Lamberg

CEO and Founder

Josh Lamberg is the founder and CEO of Lamb Insurance Services, the nation’s largest insurance broker dedicated exclusively to social service organizations. Prior to founding Lamb Insurance Services, he worked for insurance carriers- Philadelphia Insurance Companies and Liberty Mutual. Before starting his career in the insurance industry, Josh had a short career as a professional baseball player; a catcher with several different teams including a short minor league stint with the Cincinnati Reds organization.

The values and ethics that created his success as a professional athlete are the foundation of the character embraced by every Lamb employee. Attitude, Effort, and Preparation are the core elements of his company’s success. Grit, relentless drive, and continuous improvement are Lamb’s best practices.

Josh is a graduate of the University of Richmond with a degree in Rhetoric and Communications.

Charles Alexander

President

As President, Charles is responsible for day-to-day operations at Lamb as well as working with the Lamb Senior Leadership Team to help shape the company’s strategies, financial outcomes, and the customer experience we deliver. In addition, Charles serves as the company’s General Counsel to ensure our legal affairs are handled in a way that is fair and efficient for our company, our partners, and our nationwide base of clients.

Daniel Heller

Chief Financial Officer

Dan comes to Lamb Insurance Services with two decades of experience in Technology and Finance. Prior to joining the team, Dan was Vice President of Acquisitions at Diamond Equity Partners, LLC. There he built the acquisitions group from the ground floor, and served as an integral part of operations for the portfolio, including marketing, finance, accounting, and business development duties. Prior to his work at Diamond Equity Partners, LLC, Dan was an Associate in the Acquisitions Group at RAF Industries, Inc and spent ten years working in investment banking.

Dan received a B.S. in Finance, and a B.A. in Marketing from Lehigh University, and an MBA with honors from Columbia Business School.

Salvatore V. Abano

Global Chief Information Officer

Sal joins Lamb with over 30 years of Technology and Insurance experience having multiple roles as Global Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer and other senior leadership and management positions for Convelo Insurance Group, Hiscox Insurance, Argo Group International, Tower Group International, QBE the Americas, Kemper Insurance, Munich Re America and AIG. Sal specializes in IT Strategy, Business Transformation, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Data Management, Architecture, Infrastructure, and Governance.

In addition to his corporate experience, Sal completed a 24-month overseas tour of duty with the United States Army as Chief Technology Officer, Military and Technology Operations, in Operation Iraqi Freedom III. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Combat Action Badge among other prestigious awards during his career; he is now retired military officer with over 26 years of service in the United States Marine Corps and United States Army reserves.

Sal has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Information Science from Brooklyn College - The City University of New York, a Master’s in Business Administration degree from Regis University, and executive certifications from Harvard Business School and MIT – Sloan School of Management.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Michael Lamberg

Director of Sales

Michael joined Lamb Insurance Services in 2013. Michael oversees business development for New York and surrounding areas. Prior to joining the Lamb team, Michael spent 8 years at Thomson Reuters as a valued member of the Corporate Services Group where he was responsible for providing stock market advisory research for publicly traded companies. In addition to his knowledge and understanding of insurance products designed to help social service organizations, Michael is an expert in our Workers Compensation offerings here at Lamb Insurance Services.

Michael earned his BA from Syracuse University and his Masters (Cum Laude) from New York University.

Liam Kemmerley

Director of Sales

Liam joined Lamb Insurance Services in 2012. Liam oversees business development for Mid-Atlantic, South Carolina and Texas regions. Prior to joining the Lamb team, Liam spent time working on the insurance carrier side at Philadelphia Insurance Companies in their Home Office and New Jersey operations and worked for two National Wholesale Brokerages focusing on hard to place Workers Compensation and distressed Human Services commercial lines business. In addition to his knowledge and understanding of insurance products designed to help human service organization, Liam has gravitated towards helping organizations with more complex programs, services and medical related exposures.

Liam earned his B.S. from Villanova University majoring in Finance with minors in both International Business and German.

Eric Smith

Director of Operations

Eric joined Lamb with over 20 years of insurance experience with extensive experience in underwriting, reinsurance, marketing, policy services, risk management and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining the Lamb team, Mr. Smith held senior management positions at several large managing general agencies where he had responsibilities for program development, operations and underwriting. Eric has also held the title of Chief Underwriting Officer for two insurance carriers. At Lamb, Mr. Smith holds the position of Director of Operations where he oversees the daily operation of our Property & Casualty service team.

Eric holds a BA in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia.

Shannon Raffington

Director of People Operations

Shannon joined Lamb Insurance Services in 2018. She serves as a strategic partner to the executive team and people leader to design and implement HR programs and processes that align with the needs of the business and culture. Understanding what makes us great, Shannon is helping embed our values into everything we do. Practicing human resources in a variety of industries (transportation, food and beverage, apparel & fashion and government administration) and serving several years as an HR Generalist and Business Partner has provided her the opportunity to work in all areas of HR including recruiting, onboarding, training, employee relations, performance management, payroll, and compensation and benefits. At Lamb, Shannon holds the position of Director of People Operations where she oversees the daily operation of all human resources functions.

Shannon earned her BA from La Salle University, her MS from Sacred Heart University and a MJ from Tulane University Law.

Jennifer S. Moran

Assistant General Counsel, Sr. Insurance Advisor and Head of Claims & Loss Control

Jennifer is a seasoned attorney with an expertise in insurance coverage and regulatory matters. Prior to joining Lamb, Ms. Moran was Assistant General Counsel at Star Stone Insurance Holdings Limited (formerly Torus Insurance Holdings, Ltd.), Senior Counsel at Tokio Marine HCC and, most recently, Associate General Counsel for the Generali U.S. Branch. She was responsible for drafting, reviewing and approving legal documents, maintaining all federal and state company licenses, providing due diligence support in connection with strategic initiatives, and providing legal and regulatory support for the property and casualty underwriting units. Ms. Moran learned the claims’ side of insurance while at Markel Corporation. Here she investigated, negotiated and settled complex coverage claims. Her formative years in the industry saw Ms. Moran working as Division Counsel at American International Group (AIG) and then as a Vice President and broker for Marsh & McClennan where she negotiated and placed management liability insurance for Fortune 500 companies.

Walter Barry

Director of Operations, Benefits

Walt comes to Lamb with over 25 years of Insurance and Financial Services experience where he created cultures of success through strategy, partnership, collaboration, execution, and continuous improvement. Prior to joining Lamb, he held consulting positions in the Insurance and Financial Services industries, was Chief Operations Officer for North American Claims at ACE Group/Chubb, and lead the Employee Benefits Consulting team at Willis of North America. At Lamb, Walt holds the position of Operations Director where he oversees the daily operation of our Benefits Consulting team.

Walt holds a BS in Mathematics and a MBA in Business Management from The Pennsylvania State University. He is licensed in Health, Life and Accident in multiple states.

Peter OBrian

Director of Marketing & Sales Operations

Peter joined Lamb in 2018, bringing over 25 years of executive leadership experience. Prior to joining Lamb, Peter worked at a prominent Fortune 150 company, heading up numerous Marketing, Sales and Customer Experience organizations, with roles including Vice President of North American Marketing Communications and Vice President of North American Creative Services and Data Analytics. Peter’s role at Lamb includes oversight of all day-to-day sales operations, external marketing and customer experience management.

Peter earned his MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon School, holds a BS in Marketing from Niagara University and has attained a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

Jose Carbajal

Director of Client Services, NY

Jose is a seasoned risk management and insurance professional with over 20 years of experience in the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry. Prior to joining Lamb, Jose spent 11 years at one of the largest privately held brokerage firms in the Country leading a team of service professionals serving the firm’s most complex clients on a world-wide basis. As well, Jose spent 8 years in various sales leadership positions for a number of other National retail brokerage firms. Jose’s experience includes insurance coverage analysis, formulating of insurance language, captives, claims advocacy, training and education in the insurance industry. At Lamb, Jose overseas our Major Accounts Client Services Team and is an additional resource to our clients for coverage and service-related matters.

Jose earned his BA in Administration of Justice along with a Minor in Spanish from The Pennsylvania State University, State College. He is licensed in Property & Casualty, Excess & Surplus Lines as well as Health, Life and Accident Insurance.

Carl Motts

Director of Information Technology

Carl joined Lamb Insurance Services in the summer of 2013 as an intern. He began to take on various functions including IT helpdesk, software development, data analysis, and learning the insurance operations. Carl now oversees the day-to-day IT operations and works closely with other strategic partners to continue to provide efficient systems and products at Lamb.

Carl earned a M.S. in Computer Science from St. Joseph’s University and a B.S. in Meteorology with a focus in Risk Management from The Pennsylvania State University along with a minor in Energy, Business, and Finance.

Eric Halpern

Director of Client Services, PA

Eric joined Lamb Insurance Services in April of 2020 as the Director of Client Services for the Pennsylvania property and casualty group. Prior to joining Lamb, Eric held the position of Managing Partner for a well-established Philadelphia based brokerage firm specializing in non-profit and social service organizations. Prior experience includes various leadership and account management roles at global and large regional insurance brokerages. Eric's role at Lamb includes oversight and development of the Pennsylvania property and casualty service team, fostering superior client advocacy, and executing on a plan to create an optimal employee experience. Eric enjoys spending time with his family, camping, fishing, and playing the guitar and drums. Eric lives in Yardley, PA with his wife and two daughters.

Eric earned his bachelor's degree in business from the West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Kyle Crawford

Director of Select Business

Kyle joined Lamb Insurance Services in 2016. Kyle oversees the service and growth of the Select Business Department with clients located in all 50 states. Prior to joining Lamb, Kyle worked as an account manager servicing Select Business clients at another retail agency located in southern New Jersey. Since joining Lamb, Kyle has helped hundreds of our select business clients navigate their insurance needs and other obstacles that smaller non-profit and human service organizations frequently experience.

Kyle earned his B.S. from West Chester University of Pennsylvania majoring in Business Management.