JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--()--The Main Street America Group’s board of directors has elected Eric Elliott as a director of the super-regional property/casualty insurer’s boards. Elliott is president and chief executive officer of Prime Therapeutics, the fourth largest pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) in the United States.
“Eric is a great addition to our board of directors”
“Eric is a great addition to our board of directors,” said Tom Van Berkel, Main Street America’s chairman and chief executive officer. “He is a distinguished business leader and well-regarded throughout the United States. Eric’s extensive experience leading highly successful companies will be an invaluable asset to our board and our organization.”
At Prime Therapeutics, Elliott is responsible for all operating and strategic aspects of the organization. This includes clinical, claims adjudication, member services, new business development, mail-order pharmacy and specialty pharmaceuticals management. With more than $12 billion in annualized sales, the Eagan, Minn.-based company is collectively owned by 13 Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans serving nearly 20 million insureds nationwide.
With experience running two integrated PBMs, Elliott is skilled at leading and growing businesses. His aggressive and innovative business leadership is focused on helping clients and individuals obtain the maximum value from their pharmacy benefits.
Prior to joining Prime in 2010, Elliott was president of Cigna's Pharmacy Management (CPM) and Voluntary businesses. He has also held senior executive level positions at Aetna, PCS Health Systems and Rite Aid Corporation.
In addition to being a director of The Main Street America Group’s boards, Elliott serves on the board of directors of Prime Therapeutics and the board of PCMA (Pharmaceutical Care Management Association), the national association representing America's pharmacy benefit managers. Elliott is also a member of the executive leadership team for the Twin Cities (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.) chapter of the American Heart Association.
Elliott earned his bachelor's degree in management and finance, as well as his master’s degree in business administration, from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.
About The Main Street America Group
With roots dating back to 1923, The Main Street America Group is a super regional insurance company which writes business through nine property/casualty insurance carriers: NGM Insurance Company, Old Dominion Insurance Company, Main Street America Assurance Company, MSA Insurance Company, Great Lakes Casualty Insurance Company, Grain Dealers Mutual Insurance Company, Main Street America Protection Insurance Company, Spring Valley Mutual Insurance Company and Austin Mutual Insurance Company. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Main Street America offers a wide range of commercial and personal insurance, and fidelity and surety bond products to individuals, families and businesses throughout the United States.
With nearly $1 billion in premium written exclusively by 2,000-plus independent insurance agents, the 90-year-old company insures more than 600,000 policyholders in 36 states and writes bonds in 45 states. A.M. Best Company rates The Main Street America Group as an "A" (Excellent). Main Street America is the founding company partner of Trusted Choice®, the global branding program of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America. Main Street America is also an investor in the new independent agency system Consumer Agent Portal. Main Street America is also a founder of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) Research Center. For more information about Main Street America, please visit www.msagroup.com or connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MainStreetAmerica.