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Amanda Duncan

President of PartnerOne Environmental

Phone: 678-466-7944 — Email:

With over 20 years of professional experience, Amanda Duncan is responsible for developing, implementing, and expanding in-house underwriting programs with several environmental carriers for PartnerOne Environmental. She and her staff analyze and underwrite environmental and energy risks, with focus on General Liability, Contractors Pollution Liability, Professional Liability, Excess Liability, and Premises Pollution Liability products. Prior to joining PartnerOne, Amanda was a Product Line Manager and Underwriter for three environmental insurance carriers. She also previously worked as a Project Engineer for an environmental contractor in Atlanta, GA, where she helped manage and implement cleanup efforts at Superfund and NPL facilities throughout the southeastern US. Amanda has a Bachelor of Civil Engineering, with specialization in Environmental Engineering, from Georgia Tech. Amanda is married with two daughters and enjoys running in her spare time.

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Allison McGreal

Assistant Vice President of PartnerOne Environmental

Phone: 720-549-9753 — Email:

Allison has insurance industry experience going back to 1988 with 28 years dedicated to underwriting Environmental Engineers, Consultants, and Contractor risks. She's also underwritten Oil & Gas Consultants, Analytical Testing Laboratories and Architects & Engineers. Allison initially worked for a retail agency, giving her a thorough understanding of clients needs. She holds a Certificate in General Insurance, a CISR designation, and Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work with a Spanish minor from Colorado State University. When not at work, you can find Allison spending time with her family or cheering on the Denver Broncos.

Ivy Riggs

Director of Underwriting

Phone: 720-862-3893 — Email:

Ivy Riggs started her career first as a teaching assistant for undergraduate environmental studies in California. After completing her masters degree in the history of science, she worked as a risk analyst for an environmental consulting firm. Ivy transitioned into insurance with AIG in 1998, where she served as an underwriter for a wide variety of environmental products during her 10-year employment there. She joined Beacon Hill in August 2012, after spending several years as a wholesale broker specializing in environmental insurance placements. She holds the CPCU, ASLI, and ASI professional designations and has taught classes for the Colorado chapter of the CPCU Society since 2006. When not assisting others with understanding and managing their environmental risks, Ivy can be found at her spinning wheel or weaving loom, knitting traditional Norwegian designs, or designing tapestries.

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Megan Stephens

Assistant Vice President

Phone: 434-326-5068 — Email:

Megan joined PartnerOne Environmental in January 2008, after earning her degree in Media Studies from Radford University. She supports the PartnerOne team by underwriting new and renewal business for all products; additionally, she manages the administrative team as well as internal quality control procedures.

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Katie Labonte

Managing Underwriter

Phone: 434-326-5076 — Email:

Originally from Salem, VA, Katie Labonte moved to Charlottesville to attend the University of Virginia. After receiving a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Katie joined the team at Beacon Hill Associates in June 2012 as an Office Assistant and began working in the Service Department in August 2013. She moved to the position of Administrative Assistant in the Service Department for PartnerOne Environmental in December 2014, and currently serves as a Senior Underwriter. When she is not underwriting and servicing accounts, she can be found spending time with her husband, son, and their rambunctious labs.

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Michelle Huitt-Megela

Assistant Vice President

Phone: 904-930-4508 — Email:

Michelle joined PartnerOne in April 2016 as Assistant Vice President for our Fuel Solutions products. Michelle has 30 years of insurance industry experience underwriting several lines of coverage and managing storage tank programs for some of the industry’s top carriers. Most recently she was the Production Manager for a national wholesale broker/MGA, with a focus on their storage tank book of business.

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Marie Maxwell


Phone: 904-930-4624 — Email:

After 19 years of being a stay at home mom and homeschooling her two children, Marie began her insurance carrier in 2001. Marie has served several roles in the insurance industry, including account management, underwriting, and service. Prior to joining PartnerOne Environmental, Marie focused on storage tank business and other lines of coverage for two large program administrators.

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Eric Bremer


Phone: 434-326-0745 — Email:

A naval transplant from California, Eric moved to Virginia Beach, VA in 2005. He is a graduate of The University of Virginia, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science. Eric joined Beacon Hill in June of 2016 as an Office Assistant and transitioned to PartnerOne Environmental team in June of 2017 where he serves as an Underwriter. Outside of the environmental insurance world, Eric’s interests are in hip-hop music and movies.

Adam Saydlowski


Phone: 203-301-8190 — Email:

Adam Saydlowski joined PartnerOne Environmental in January 2019 as an Underwriter, specializing in Workers Compensation and Automobile coverage. Adam is from Connecticut and went to Mount St. Mary College in Newburgh, NY. He has several years’ experience as an environmental underwriter, most recently serving as an underwriter for W.R. Berkley. Adam is married and has a dog and two cats. In his spare time, he enjoys playing sports, watching Boston sports teams, skiing, and golf.

Michelle Kramer

Underwriting Assistant - Service

Phone: 434-326-5064 — Email:

Michelle joined the PartnerOne Environmental Team in November 2020 as an Underwriting Assistant. A 2009 graduate of Bridgewater College, she earned her degree in Communication Studies and previously worked in the educational travel industry. She currently resides in Charlottesville, VA with her rescue cat, Maggie.

Ryan Gunnell

Underwriting Assistant

Phone: 434-326-5071 — Email:

Ryan joined PartnerOne  Environmental in February of 2021. With a background in the aviation industry, he previously worked as an Administrator for an airline where he helped to uphold the company’s high service standards in their Charlottesville, VA location. In his free time, Ryan likes to read, listen to music, and write.

Brittany Skiles

Senior Underwriter

Phone: 480-790-9052 — Email:

A native of Arizona, Brittany graduated from ASU in 2006 with her Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing. She has 16 years of experience in environmental insurance and most recently worked for an environmental wholesale broker managing General Liability, Pollution, Workers Compensation, Auto, and Excess new business and renewal policies. When she’s not working, Brittany likes to travel and see new countries with her husband and daughter.

Travis Bradley

Associate Underwriter

Phone: 434-326-5048 — Email:

Travis joined PartnerOne Environmental in October of 2022. Prior to joining PartnerOne he worked as a claims adjustor with a focus on complex property damage claims. Travis is a graduate of James Madison University with degrees in Finance and Business Management. He currently lives in Palmyra, Va with his wife and son. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, canoeing, and kayaking.

Derick “Buster” Fox

Underwriting Assistant

Phone: 434-473-6568 — Email:

Buster joined PartnerOne Environmental in May of 2023. Born and raised in Charlottesville, VA, he didn’t have to go very far to earn his bachelor’s degree at Bridgewater College studying Computer Science Information Systems Management. Early in his professional career he worked for nearly a decade in customer service and then as a loan officer at a local bank for four years, dabbling in the insurance world. He says "baseball is life," and has been coaching at his alma mater Monticello High School for over ten years. He is married; he and his wife love the challenge of raising their son while trying to keep the dog happy, too.

Shannon Leinweber-Bowling


Phone: 434-280-7932 — Email:

Shannon joined PartnerOne Environmental in August 2023 as an Underwriter. She has nine years in the industry working with several different types of business and coverage lines. In addition to her work in the environmental insurance industry, she also works part time as an EMT. In her spare time, she loves to travel and read. Shannon lives in New Jersey with her fiancé and four dogs, two German Shepherds and two Chihuahuas.

Valarie Morse

Senior Underwriter

Phone: (972) 208-1016 — Email:

Valarie joined PartnerOne Environmental in January 2024. She has 22 years of insurance industry experience with many roles and underwriting several lines of coverage. Most recently she was the Renewal Producer for a national wholesale broker/MGA, with a focus on managing their storage tank book of business for some of the industry’s top carriers. In her free time she loves spending time with her family, traveling, camping, and watching her husband and daughter race ATVs.