William J. Johnston
Bill Johnston joined W.R. Berkley Corporation in October of 2007 as President of Berkley Luxury Group and also holds the title of President of Admiral Indemnity Company and Clermont Insurance Company. He has more than 30 years of experience managing Property and Casualty insurance portfolios, which includes previously held executive and profit center leadership positions for several major national P & C carriers. Bill is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
Richard H. Starkie
Senior Vice President, Claims
Richard joined Berkley Luxury Group in June 2012. Richard has over 25 years of experience in the primary and reinsurance markets and has held claim leadership positions for several national carriers over the course of his career. He brings a breadth of knowledge and experience over many product lines to the Berkley Luxury Group team. Richard is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Underwriting & Business Development
Senior Vice President, Underwriting & Business Development
Belinda joined Berkley Luxury Group in February 2012 and brings more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry to the position of SVP, Underwriting. During her career she managed property and casualty insurance portfolios for several national carriers in various leadership positions. Belinda is a Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Queens College where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
David D. Wessel
Chief Financial Officer
David joined Berkley Luxury Group in August 2013 in the role of Controller. He was promoted to the Vice President, Finance and Accounting position in February, 2016 and to Chief Financial Officer in February, 2018. David brings over 20 years of experience in financial services to Berkley Luxury Group, all with leading insurance and reinsurance organizations, and has held various leadership positions at these organizations. David is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo with a B.S. in Business Administration/Accounting.
Stephanie Miller, FCAS, MAAA
Senior Vice President & Chief Actuary
Stephanie joined Berkley Luxury Group in January 2013 and has 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. She held actuarial positions across a wide variety of different specialties including Commercial Standard Lines, Specialty Errors & Omissions, and Excess & Surplus Lines. She is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Stephanie graduated From Penn State University with a BS in Actuarial Science.
Vice President, Information Technology
Keith joined Berkley Luxury Group in January 2013 and was promoted to Vice President, Information Technology in October 2016. He brings over 20 years of technical experience to his role with expertise in application, database and data warehouse design and development. Over his career he has held leadership roles and has provided IT consulting expertise to Fortune 500 companies. Keith is a graduate of Lafayette College with a BS degree in Computer Science.
Amy A. Gobetz
Vice President, Human Resources
Amy joined the Berkley Luxury Group team in May 2011 and has more than 30 years of Human Resources experience. During her career she held various Human Resources leadership positions in both the financial services and insurance industries. Amy is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Binghamton University and received her Master of Arts degree in Organization/Industrial Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University.