Ken Justice – Claims Manager
Ken serves as our Claims Manager and joined our team in 2007. Prior to joining our team, he worked as a Workers’ Compensation and Liability adjuster for Crawford and Company from 1990-1993, in sales with Moore Business Forms from 1993-1994, and as an adjuster for Nationwide. He graduated from Radford University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance.
Melissa Maddox – Property and Casualty Claims Specialist
Melissa has been a Claims Specialist with us since 2004. She has associate’s degrees in Claims and Insurance Services and also has a Legal Secretary degree. Prior to joining us, Melissa worked for Plaintiff Law Firm for ten years as a Legal Assistant. In her free time, Melissa enjoys traveling, gardening, and bird-watching. She is happily married with three grown daughters and five grandchildren.
Jared Mullen – Property and Casualty Claims Specialist
Jared began working with VACORP in 2014. He’s worked as a Claims Technician, Claims Associate, and is now a Property and Casualty Claims Specialist. In 2011, Jared graduated with a B.A. in Criminal Justice with a minor in Business Administration from New England College in Henniker, NH. He played 4 years of NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey in college and currently volunteers as an Assistant Ice Hockey Coach.
Mike Paplomatas- Workers’ Compensation and Property and Casualty Claims Specialist
Mike is a Workers’ Compensation and Property and Casualty Claims Specialist with our team. He has worked in Workers’ Compensation and Property & Casualty claims since 1987. He served in the US Coast Guard from 1977-1981. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh, PA in 1985.
Jason Pierce – Property and Casualty Claims Specialist
Jason began working with us in 2016 and joined the Property and Casualty team in 2017. Jason graduated in 2010 with a B.A. in Psychology and Gerontology from Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY. Jason is a native of Casco, Maine. He enjoys hiking, cooking and is an avid reader.
Shane Quinley – Property and Casualty Litigation Specialist
Shane joined our team in 2012 and currently serves as Litigation Specialist. He has served in a variety of roles for us, including as a Claims Tech with the Support Team and as a Claims Associate, handling minor auto, liability, and workers’ compensation claims. Shane received his bachelor’s degree from Bluefield College in Management and Leadership.
Tammy Windle – Property and Casualty Claims Specialist
Tammy has been with us since 2003, having worked in our Support Team for 10 years before moving to the Claims Department as a Claims Associate in 2013 and then a Claims Specialist in 2014. Tammy has a bachelor’s degree from Radford University with a concentration in Speech Communications. Tammy enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband, son, and parents in her hometown of Pulaski, VA.