Stephen began his adjusting career in 1985 with Aetna Life and Casualty, Commercial Claims Division and The Travelers Group of Insurance Companies. Stephen has handled all lines of property and casualty claims throughout his career and has held the positions of General Adjuster, Property Supervisor, and Property Re-inspector/Analyst during his years with Aetna/Travelers. Stephen joined Fort Orange Claim Service in 1997 as a Branch Manager and became the General Manager and Vice President in 2006. Stephen is a graduate of the State University of New York at Plattsburg. He is CPCU and has earned designations in Associates in Claims, Management, Risk Management, Loss Control Management, Marine Insurance, and Reinsurance. Stephen is a member of CLM, Buffalo, Albany, and Mid-Hudson Claims Associations and The Society of CPCU.