Our People

Our team at AEU is comprised of seasoned professionals whose backgrounds mirror those of the various maritime operations of our membership.  The strength of our experience helps drive AEU’s commitment to provide creative and effective solutions to our clients.

We continue to look for new ways to partner with our clients to bring down claims costs through proactive claims handling and helping to create safer work environments, thereby helping to control the cost of USL&H coverage for our members.


Michael L. Lapeyrouse
President and CEO

Adele Hapworth
COO

Holly Chapman
CFO

Amanda Knapstein
Senior Vice President, Director of Finance

Andrea Mills
Senior Vice President, Director of Business Development & Communications

Diane Hembree
Vice President, Director of Human Resources

Donna Long
Senior Vice President, Director of Claims Audit and Statistics

Jack Martone
Senior Vice President, AEU Advisory Services

Jeanette Sander 
Vice President, Director of Credit & Compliance

Jimmy Burgin
Senior Vice President, Director of Loss Control

Julie Bland
Senior Vice President, Director of Underwriting

Maggie Hudson
Marketing Strategist

Mike Adams
Executive Vice President, Director of Advantage by AEU

Royce Ray
Senior Vice President, Director of Special Investigations/ Subrogation Unit

Sandra Parker
Senior Vice President, Director of Account Management

Tim Dunne
Senior Vice President, Director of Information Systems

Tim Finnorn
Senior Vice President, Underwriting Development

Will Scheffler
Senior Vice President, Director of Claims Services