MEMIC Hires Coaker to Help Grow Southeast Book of Business

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(Portland, ME) – The MEMIC Group, specialists in workforce safety, has hired John Coaker as Senior Production Underwriter in the Southeast, offering businesses of every size access to MEMIC’s world-class worker health and safety program.

Coaker has worked in the industry for more than two decades, almost all in Georgia. His focus is on partnering with agents to help grow revenue and provide an exceptional service experience to the agent and to our mutual customers.

Southeast Territory Manager Roger Comer said the addition of Coaker is part of a broad expansion of MEMIC’s underwriting team in the Southeast. “With some of the biggest opportunities comes big challenges,” he said. “Because he is focused on client relationships and delivering great service, I know John is well suited to meeting those challenges with us, and we’re excited to have him on the team as we grow our clientele in the Southeast.”

“I am excited to join the MEMIC team, continuing their legacy, and being able to bring the same great safety service and workers’ compensation product to businesses in Georgia and throughout the Southeast,” Coaker said. “I plan on building relationships and being a trusted advisor in order to provide exceptional client support and service delivery.”

Coaker earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Business from Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada. He also holds a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) certification.

A self-described outdoors enthusiast, he and his wife, Nicole, live in Georgia with their two daughters.


The MEMIC Group includes MEMIC Indemnity Company, MEMIC Casualty Company, and parent company Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company; all rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best. The MEMIC Group holds licenses to write workers’ compensation across the entire country. The group insures and serves more than 20,000 employers and their estimated 300,000 employees with dedicated safety and injury management service teams from Maine to Florida.