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:


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

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

Shawn D. Anderson President & CEO

Falmouth, ME
College: Husson University

Adam W. Kunin MD Secretary

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

Cynthia Allen DeSoi MD Vice Chair

Nephrology/Hospice & Palliative Care Lewiston, ME
College: Mt. Holyoke
Medical School: University of Rochester

Matthew C. Dugan DO Director

Oncology Scarborough, 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 Brunswick, ME
College: Bowdoin College
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Wendy J. Merchant Treasurer

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

Jeremy R. Morton MD Director

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

Zaki Nashed MD Director

Radiology Augusta , ME
College: Colby College
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine

Andrea D. Patstone Director

Coastal Region President, MaineHealth Portland, ME
College: Yale College

Tamara H. W. Schwartz MD Director

Neurology Scarborough , ME
College: Emory University
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

Albert G. Swallow III CPA Director

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

Shawn P. Tester Director

Chief Executive Officer, Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital St. Johnsbury, VT
College: Bentley University

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.

Shawn Anderson

Shawn Anderson

President/Chief Executive Officer
Michelle Boucher

Michelle Boucher

Vice President - Risk Management
Holly Bulger

Holly Bulger

Vice President - Chief Financial Officer
John Doyle

John Doyle

Vice President - Marketing & Administration
David Herzer Jr

David Herzer Jr

Vice President Claims
Steve Hodgkin

Steve Hodgkin

Vice President - Chief Information Officer
Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson

Vice President - Underwriting