Lisa Melroy Joins ANE as Director of Accounting and Operations

ANE, Agency Network Exchange LLC, has appointed Lisa Melroy of Mount Laurel as Director of Accounting and Operations to consolidate accounting and finance functions, and centralize the company’s business operations. In the last year, ANE added 17 new agencies to the now more than 70-member agency network.

“Lisa brings a depth of experience in budgets, forecasts, strategic planning, problem-solving and project management that will be a tremendous asset to the ANE team as we continue to expand in the Mid-Atlantic region,” said John Tiene, CEO, ANE. “All of us at ANE are looking forward to working closely with Lisa to drive ANE’s strategy and ensure the long-term success of our agents.”

ANE members wrote more than $72 million in new business premium and paid more than $9.2. million in profit sharing to members in the last three years. ANE’s growth and financial success distinguishes it as one of the most successful regional agency networks in the U.S.

Melroy joined ANE from Congregation Bethel in Voorhees, N.J., where as Controller she managed a budget of $4 million across five departments and oversaw financial operations. As Director or Accounting for the American Bible Society in Philadelphia, she supervised and trained staff, and improved financial processes.

From 2009-2017, Melroy was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, Holy Cross High School in Delran, N.J., a 50-person organization with an annual budget of $6 million. Her prior experience includes Regional Controller for Willis North America/HRH Insurance Company, and Reporting Manager for Commerce Bancorp.

Currently Melroy is the Board Treasurer for Impact Services Corporation. She is a graduate of Rowan University and resides in Mount Laurel with her family.


ANE Adds 17 More Agencies to Insurance Network in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., January 16, 2019 – ANE, Agency Network Exchange LLC, announced it added 17 more agencies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey in 2018, growing the network to more than 70 independently owned and operated agencies across the Mid-Atlantic states.

ANE members wrote more than $72 million in new business premium and paid more than $9.2. million in profit sharing to members in the last three years, distinguishing ANE as one of the most successful regional agency networks in the U.S. Marsh Berry predicts that 85% of all independent agencies will be part of a network or aggregator group within the next five years.

“The new agencies significantly expand the ANE footprint into Pennsylvania, and solidify our presence in the Garden State,” said John Tiene, CEO, ANE. “The reason we’re growing is simple, our business model works. ANE helps agents increase agency revenue, develop growth plans, understand agency financials, and implement perpetuation and succession planning, virtually everything needed to succeed in today’s business environment.”

ANE added the following agencies in 2018:

New Jersey Agencies

  • CRM Insurance (Wall)
  • Commercial Brokers of America (West Orange)
  • Delta Marcliff Insurance Agency (Little Falls)
  • Duryea Agency (Glen Gardner)
  • Franchino Agency (Hillsborough)
  • iiybi Brokerage LLC (Wayne)
  • Iman Insurance Agency  (Woodbridge)
  • Paradigm Insurance Services (Flemington)

Pennsylvania Agencies

  • Andrew M. Tretina Insurance Agency (Feasterville)
  • Delp Insurance Services, Inc. (Feasterville)
  • Dollfus Insurance Group (Phoenixville)
  • Farrell Insurance Associates, Inc. (Lansdale)
  • Kel-Mar, Inc. (Exton)
  • Kressler, Wolff & Miller (Easton)
  • McQuiston Insurance Agency (Paoli)
  • Premier Group Insurance (Cheltenham)
  • Tyrol Insurance Agency (Newtown)

 

About ANE

ANE, Agency Network Exchange LLC, is a regional network of independent agencies that gives members increased strength in the marketplace. Based in Monmouth Junction, N.J., ANE has grown rapidly from just three agencies in 2009 to more than 70 agencies across New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland with $250 million in controlled premium. ANE’s innovative and flexible model responds to the individual needs of independent agencies of all sizes. ANE helps agents increase agency revenue by pooling premiums to increase contingent revenue, increase new business sales, and provides support to help agents be better business owners. Visit www.ane-agents.com for more information.