Guided by core principles

Our Board. Of the medical community. And in service
to the medical community.

At Medical Mutual, more physicians and hospital administrators serve on the Board than at any other company in the market, including other mutual companies.

Moreover, these active Board members live and work here in the communities we serve and represent a wide array of specialties. Which is to say the Medical Mutual Board is a true reflection of its policyholders, which gives them unique insight into and understanding of your needs and challenges. Passionate about medicine and both protecting and enhancing the practice environment, these distinguished individuals dedicate significant time and talent to the Company and the cause for your benefit as a healthcare provider.

Members of the Board:


O. Robert Stevens MD Chair

Radiology Portsmouth, NH
College: Bowdoin College
Medical School: University of Vermont

David B. McDermott MD, MPH, CPE, FAAFP Vice Chair

Emergency Medicine Dover-Foxcroft, ME
College: University of Rochester
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine

Frank W. Lavoie MD, MBA President & CEO

Emergency Medicine
College: McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Medical School: University of Vermont

Adam W. Kunin MD Treasurer

Cardiologist Morrisville, VT
College: Columbia University
Medical School: University of Vermont Medical Center

Cynthia Allen DeSoi MD Secretary

Nephrology Lewiston, ME
College: Mt. Holyoke
Medical School: University of Rochester

Matthew C. Dugan DO Director

Oncology Portland, ME
College: Wilkes University
Medical School: UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine

Rebekah J. Gass MD Director

Infectious Diseases Bangor, ME
College: Mount Allison University, Canada
Medical School: Dalhousie University, Canada

Sean T. Hanley MD Director

Orthopaedics Portland, ME
College: Bowdoin College
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Wendy J. Merchant Director

VP of Finance, Blue Hill Hospital/Maine Coast Hospital (Northern Light Health) Blue Hill/Ellsworth, ME
College: Husson College
Hospital affiliation: Eastern Maine HealthCare Systems

Jeremy R. Morton MD Director

Cardiothoracic Surgery (Retired) Portland, ME
College: Princeton University
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Robert D. Sansonetti MD Director

OB/GYN Scarborough, ME
College: Trinity College
Medical School: University of CT

Lois N. Skillings Director

President/CEO, Mid Coast Hospital Brunswick, ME
College: University of Southern ME
Hospital affiliation: Mid Coast Hospital

Albert G. Swallow CPA Director

Chief Financial Officer, MaineHealth Portland, ME
College: Thomas College
Hospital affiliation: MaineHealth

Robert L. Trowbridge MD Director

Internal Medicine Portland, ME
College: Colgate University
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Meet the Management team — people you may very well get to know by name.

At the Board and Committee levels, Medical Mutual is led by a distinguished group of physicians and hospital administrators. Similarly, a physician and longstanding member-policyholder leads the Company as President and CEO — with the help of accomplished professionals in every facet of insurance operations.

Sharing the Company mission and guided by its core principles, these talented specialists have helped Medical Mutual become one of the premier medical professional liability insurance carriers in New England. And they help set the tone for the caring, compassionate and responsive customer service that is the hallmark of Medical Mutual’s day–to–day operations.

Frank Lavoie

Frank Lavoie

President/Chief Executive Officer
Michelle Boucher

Michelle Boucher

Vice President - Risk Management
John Doyle

John Doyle

Vice President - Marketing & Administration
David Herzer

David Herzer

Vice President Claims
Steve Hodgkin

Steve Hodgkin

Vice President - Chief Information Officer
Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson

Vice President - Underwriting
Barbara Sinclair

Barbara Sinclair

Vice President - Chief Financial Officer