Meet the Team
BMT Insurance Advisors
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BMT Insurance Advisors
Ned Lee is President of BMT Insurance Advisors. He works with personal and commercial clients to build their risk management and insurance programs.
Ned started in the property and casualty insurance business in the personal lines department of Johnson & Higgins (J&H) of Pa. in 1983. He then transitioned to J&H’s commercial lines department before joining Powers Craft Parker & Beard, Inc. in 1988. He became a vice president and partner of Powers Craft in 1995, and President of the firm in 2016.
Ned joined the Bryn Mawr Trust organization in 2014, when it acquired Powers Craft. Powers Craft was renamed BMT Insurance Advisors in 2018.
Ned received a degree in Economics from Kenyon College, and he earned his CPCU® (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) designation in 1993. He is a member of the CPCU Society.
Dennis LeVasseur is Sales Manager for Commercial Insurance with BMT Insurance Advisors. He has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry and is skilled at providing middle market clients with consulting, risk management, and loss control solutions for their business operation exposures.
Dennis applies his background as a commercial property/casualty and employee benefits broker to work with and manage BMT Insurance Advisors’ commercial lines producers and account managers to drive new business growth.
He joined Powers Craft Parker & Beard, Inc., a division of Bryn Mawr Trust, in 2016 from Univest Insurance in Lansdale, Pa. There, he was a senior vice president and commercial lines sales manager. Before that, he was a vice president and sales executive at Hub International. Powers Craft was renamed BMT Insurance Advisors in 2018.
Dennis holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation and the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS®) designation. He is a graduate of Shippensburg University, where he received a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing.
Jim Brinton, an account executive with BMT Insurance Advisors, has been in the insurance business for more than 30 years. He provides insurance and risk management solutions for individuals and businesses.
Jim joined Powers Craft Parker & Beard, Inc., a division of Bryn Mawr Trust, in 2015, when BMT acquired the Robert J. McAllister Agency, of which he was CEO, and merged it into its insurance division. Powers Craft was renamed BMT Insurance Advisors in 2018.
Jim graduated from Marietta College with a degree in business.
Nancy Albanese leads the personal insurance division of BMT Insurance Advisors and has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry.
Nancy focuses on providing insurance solutions to high net worth individuals and families. She works with clients locally and nationally, leveraging her strong relationships with the leading insurance companies that specialize in this area. She helps clients develop comprehensive and cost-effective insurance strategies to protect their property and assets.
Nancy joined Powers Craft Parker & Beard, Inc. in 1998, and the Bryn Mawr Trust organization in 2014, when it acquired Powers Craft. Powers Craft was renamed BMT Insurance Advisors in 2018.
Earlier in her career, she was an executive at USI, one of the largest insurance brokers in the United States, where she also focused on insurance for high net worth clients.
Nancy has served on the agent advisory councils of several major insurance companies, including Fireman’s Fund and Chubb. She is a past vice president of the local chapter of the National Association of Insurance Women (now the International Association of Insurance Professionals).
Nancy is active in FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an organization that designs accessible and innovative programs to motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math.
She holds an AAI® (Accredited Adviser in Insurance) designation and is currently completing her CPCU® (Certified Property Casualty Underwriter) designation. She is a member of Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B).
Colleen Crenny is the manager of commercial insurance at BMT Insurance Advisors. With more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, she is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the firm’s commercial insurance division, including its software systems.
Colleen started her career with Powers Craft Parker & Beard, Inc. in 1989. She initially concentrated on helping clients with their personal insurance needs, and after five years, shifted her focus to commercial lines.
She joined the Bryn Mawr Trust organization in 2014, when it acquired Powers Craft. Powers Craft was renamed BMT Insurance Advisors in 2018.
Colleen is a graduate of Saint Francis University, with a B.S. in management.
Kris Pressman leads the marketing initiatives for BMT Insurance Advisors.
As Marketing Manager, she helps grow and manage the firm’s book of business, builds strategic relationships, and uses her knowledge of underwriting and technical forms to help secure favorable terms for clients.
Kris has nearly a decade of experience across commercial and professional insurance lines, and has worked in both carrier and managing general agent (MGA)/managing general underwriter (MGU) settings.
She joined Powers Craft Parker & Beard, Inc., a division of Bryn Mawr Trust, in 2017 from Positive Physicians Insurance Exchange and Professional Casualty Association, holdings of Diversus, Inc. There, she was a Senior Medical Malpractice Underwriter and Special Projects Specialist. Powers Craft was renamed BMT Insurance Advisors in 2018.
Her experience in the insurance industry also includes working at V3 Insurance Partners (Assistant Vice President, Professional Lines, Northeast Regional Team Leader), Philadelphia Insurance Companies (Underwriter, Management and Professional Liability), and United States Liability Insurance (New Business Underwriter, Commercial Lines – General Liability, Property, Business Owners; Renewal Team Leader – Liquor Liability Team; and Underwriter, Renewals – Professional Lines).
Kris’s professional certifications include Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) and Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU).
She is a graduate of Dickinson College (B.A. in Psychology), Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management (MBA), and Cabrini College (M.Ed. in Secondary Education). She also holds a Paralegal Certificate from Villanova University.
Eleanor Garvey is a commercial lines account manager with BMT Insurance Advisors, handling mid-size to large-size accounts.
With more than 25 years of commercial insurance experience, she has a deep knowledge of the industry and a comprehensive understanding of the appropriate insurance protection clients need.
Before deciding to focus solely on account management in 2017, Eleanor led the firm’s commercial insurance division and was responsible for its day-to-day administration. She effectively communicated priorities and objectives to the internal account team, and she strove to ensure that all client needs were professionally met.
Eleanor joined Powers Craft Parker & Beard, Inc. in 1993, and the Bryn Mawr Trust organization in 2014, when it acquired Powers Craft. Powers Craft was renamed BMT Insurance Advisors in 2018.
Earlier in her career, she was a commercial lines manager with the Robert J. McAllister Agency, which has since been acquired by Bryn Mawr Trust and merged into the insurance division.
Eleanor graduated from Villanova University with a degree in Business Administration.
Kevin Lewis, a commercial account executive with BMT Insurance Advisors, is a commercial lines insurance producer.
He specializes in serving construction, real estate, hospitality, manufacturing, and social service organizations, and he manages client relationships in multiple states throughout the mid Atlantic region.
Before joining Powers Craft Parker & Beard, Inc., a division of Bryn Mawr Trust, in 2017, Kevin was an insurance producer with Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley, LP in Bethlehem, Pa., where he worked for more than five years. Powers Craft was renamed BMT Insurance Advisors in 2018.
Kevin holds the Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist (CRIS®) designation, and he is a candidate for the Accredited Adviser in Insurance (AAI®) and Workers Compensation Professional (WCP) designations.
Dick Biborosch oversees the financial services division of BMT Insurance Advisors. He specializes in life and disability insurance, along with long-term care, fixed and variable annuities, and life settlements.
Dick began his insurance career right out of college as an agent with Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company. He later became General Agent of their home office agency, which was one of the first agencies to offer both insurance and investment products when Penn Mutual purchased Janney Montgomery Scott. While managing one of the top five agencies in the company, he continued marketing to his own clientele, serving the high-net-worth, business, and professional markets.
In the late 1980s, Dick left Penn Mutual and established his own firm. There, he utilized products of all the major insurance companies, rather than being a captive agent of just one.
In 1998, Dick became a founding partner of Highland Capital, a large brokerage general agency providing banks, money managers, and wire houses with insurance products. When Highland was purchased in 2005 by National Financial Partners, he elected to sell his interest in the firm and become a consultant with Bryn Mawr Trust, which was one of his Highland customers.
Dick continued as a consultant with Powers Craft Parker & Beard, Inc. in 2014, when Bryn Mawr Trust acquired Powers Craft and merged it with its full-service insurance agency subsidiary, Insurance Counsellors of Bryn Mawr, Inc. Powers Craft was renamed BMT Insurance Advisors in 2018.
Dick has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council, the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting, and the Million Dollar Round Table.