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Meet The Team

Philip Dawson - Managing Partner

Philip has over 40 years’ experience in the insurance industry including product management, underwriting, marketing and sales. Prior to joining Iroquois in 2002, Philip was a Vice President at Prudential where he spearheaded its entry into the Independent Agency marketplace. Philip has both a CPCU and an MBA, and has served on the National Governing Board of the IIAA. During his tenure with Iroquois, he has broadened Iroquois’ geographic reach into several new states.

Mailing Address

2314 Route 59, Suite 166

Plainfield, IL 60544

Mary Ellen Panzitta - Regional Administrator

Mary Ellen graduated from the University of Delaware and earned a MBA at the Rutgers Graduate School of Management. She spent 15 years with Prudential Property & Casualty with stints in Claims, Financial and Marketing. Today, she provides analytical and marketing support to the Midwest and New Jersey Iroquois regions.

Mailing Address

2314 Route 59, Suite 166

Plainfield, IL 60544

Jack Josway - Regional Manager - IN, KY, MI

Jack has over 40 years’ experience in the property and casualty insurance industry including claims, marketing, underwriting and sales. He has been a state manager for a mono-line workers compensation insurer and vice president of insurance and risk management for a major transportation company. Jack owned an independent insurance agency which he sold to a regional bank to become president of their new agency. He is a past winner of the PIA of Indiana’s Marketing Representative of the Year and is a past president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Central Indiana. He holds the CPCU, CPIA, CISR, AINS, CIC, CRM and AAI designations. Jack is responsible for serving current Iroquois member agencies, as well as adding new members to the network, in Indiana, Western Michigan and Kentucky.

Mailing Address

Iroquois Group Great Lakes, LLC

Olean, NY 14760

Q&A

The Iroquois Group is a service provider for independent property and casualty insurance agencies. We are currently supporting over 2,200 agencies in 41 states. We don’t fit into any easily defined categories. The label most often applied is "Insurance Network," but we are very different from our competitors.
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