Board of Directors

Rick J Lindsey

Prime Holdings Insurance Services, Inc. – Chairman & CEO; Prime Property & Casualty Insurance Inc. (“PPCI”) and Prime Insurance Company (“PIC”) – President, Chairman & CEO

Mr. Lindsey joined Prime in 1996 when his excess and surplus business merged with PIC. Mr. Lindsey oversees the day-to-day underwriting, risk management and claims management nationwide. He ensures that the Prime team follows the Company’s Partnership Methodology of being both fast and flexible and that Underwriting communicates with Risk Management Direct and Claims to provide outstanding quality and customer care. Prior to becoming Prime’s leader, Mr. Lindsey worked his entire adult life as a Commercial Underwriter, Claims Manager, and Risk Manager for a variety of insurance service providers. He is a licensed Surplus Lines Broker in all 50 states and all U.S. territories with over 30 years of extensive experience in insurance underwriting, national program management and agency and claims management.

Thomas L. Brown

Director V.P., Chief Financial RLI Corp. Including RLI Insurance Company, Mt. Hawley Insurance Company and Contractors Bonding and Insurance Company

Mr. Brown is accountable for the preparation, integrity and objectivity of financial statements issued by the RLI companies, including establishing and maintaining an appropriate system of internal controls throughout the company’s operations. He is also responsible for investments, treasury and capital management. Mr. Brown joined RLI in 2011 with 31 years of experience in accounting, finance and insurance. Prior to joining RLI, he was an audit partner with Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP where he led teams serving Fortune 500 insurance companies. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in accounting from Illinois Wesleyan University. Thomas L. Brown also serves on the Board of Directors of Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Easter Seals Central Illinois and the Board of Trustees of Illinois Wesleyan University.

Joseph D. Keenan, III

J.D., Director

Mr. Keenan currently serves as Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel of Northwest Pallet Supply Company in Belvidere, Illinois. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Walton Risk Services, Inc., a property and casualty insurance underwriting and claims adjusting company. Mr. Keenan has also been a partner in a civil litigation firm in Chicago and an Assistant Attorney General for the Illinois Attorney General.

Brent Seegmiller

CPA, Prime Holdings Insurance Services, Inc.- Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) and Treasurer; Prime Property & Casualty Insurance Inc. (“PPCI”) and Prime Insurance Company (“PIC”) – Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) and Treasurer

Mr. Seegmiller joined Prime in July 2005 and oversees the accounting and finance operations of the Company. Prior to joining Prime, Mr. Seegmiller was the Chief Financial Officer of Premier Access Insurance Company and Access Dental Plan in Sacramento, California (2000-2005). Mr. Seegmiller began his career working in public accounting with Grant Thornton LLP in Stockton, California (1991-1994). Mr. Seegmiller has both a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Accounting from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Additionally, Mr. Seegmiller is a Certified Public Accountant (California), a Certified Management Accountant, and a Certified Financial Manager. For over 15 years, Mr. Seegmiller has been actively engaged in teaching graduate and undergraduate accounting, auditing, finance, and management courses both in the classroom and online at a number of private colleges and universities.

Barbara A. Malkowski


Ms. Malkowski serves as Senior Vice President and Board Member of Prime Insurance Company. She joined the company in February 2004 bringing over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. She manages integrated marketing strategies, tactics and execution of marketing plans for the organization. Previously, she was the marketing manager for Guarantee Reserve Life Insurance Company, and her expertise includes direct marketing, lead generation, and customer relationship marketing programs. Earlier in her career, Barbara worked for Americana Hotels Corporation with the primary focus on marketing for newly acquired hotel properties.