Officers & Directors

President

Nino Cogliandro

CPCU, ARe, AIC, AFIS

Contact: ncogliandro@sterlingins.com

518.234.2521 ext. 106

Nino began his insurance career in 1996 after graduating from Siena College with a B.S. in Finance.   He spent the first 10 years of his career in claims and since 2006 he has held leadership positions in operations, underwriting and product development with a focus on commercial and agricultural lines of business.  He earned his CPCU designation in 2004 and also has the ARe, AIC and AFIS designations.

Vice President

Robert Devanney

CPCU, MBA, ARe, AU, AIC, AINS, ARM, AIT

Contact: Robert.Devanney@AmericanNational.com

Rob is a Director of Underwriting Services at American National Insurance Company in Albany, NY.  He has worked there for 12 years during which he has held various positions in claims and underwriting in the commercial and agricultural lines of business.  

Secretary

Mackenzie Frederick

CPCU

Contact: mackenzie.frederick.m3os@statefarm.com

Mackenzie Frederick currently serves on the board as our chapter Secretary.  Mackenzie is a PIP/MPC Claims Team Manager for State Farm Insurance. She began her career with State Farm in 2009 and has gained experience in both Underwriting and Auto Claims. She obtained her CPCU designation in 2011, her CLU designation in 2015, and is currently pursuing her ChFC designation.  Mackenzie is a 2008 graduate of St. Lawrence University. In her free time she enjoys adventure travel, skiing, hiking, canoeing and home renovating with her husband Josh and their dog Marla.  

Treasurer

Shelby L. Dodd

CPCU, PHR, ACP, AINS, AIS, ACS

Contact: Shelby.Dodd@AmericanNational.com

Shelby is a graduate of Siena College with a B.S. in Marketing and Management.  She has held various positions in her 20 year career with many years focused on the training and education of Agents and CSR’s.  Currently, she is Regulatory Compliance Analyst for American National in Albany, NY.

She earned her CPCU designation in 2016.  In addition, she has obtained the Professional in Human Resources® designation from HR Certification Institute® and the Association Compliance Professional® designation from Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals®.

 

Immediate Past President

Tammy Fembleaux

CPCU, CLU, ChFC, APA, AIS

Contact: tammy.fembleaux.a6aa@statefarm.com

518-928-7518

Tammy earned her CPCU in 1989 and has also earned the CLU, ChFC, APA, AIS and INS designations. Tammy has been employed at State Farm Insurance as an Underwriter for Commercial and Personal Lines for 33 years. She has taught INS and CPCU classes for 18 years in both NY and NJ. Tammy has been a member of he NENY Chapter for 26 years since moving to the Albany area..