Management Staff

Lori Merriman   314-983-2364

Lori Merriman


Lori merriman

Vice President of Operations

Lori Merriman attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated from Concordia University with a degree in Management and Communications, and began working in the insurance industry in 1998. In 2008, Lori accepted a position as a project manager with Missouri General and was subsequently promoted to Director of Operations. Lori is the former President of Applied Systems Client Network (ASCNet) Gateway Chapter and continues to serve on the National Finance Committee.

Lori resides in Festus, Missouri with her husband and two children.

Mitch O'Brien

Director of Marketing

Mitch O’Brien has over 25 years experience as a president and commercial lines marketer. The training and experience gained as an underwriter for various insurance companies has given Mr. O’Brien the skills to negotiate excellent terms and conditions for a variety of clients. He has worked on accounts ranging from small business owners to commercial accounts with exposures nationwide and annual premiums up to $2,000,000.

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Commercial Lines Marketing Manager


Benefits Manager

Alberto has headed the Benefits Department at Missouri General Insurance since 1998.  He has been an insurance agent for over 24 years and currently holds licenses in Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Illinois and D.C. and Ohio.  Mr. Lugo has training in Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Business Insurance, Group Medial, Group Disability, Group Dental, Senior Market, and Long Term Care.  He graduated from University of Oklahoma with his Bachelors Degree and is married with two children.