107 Airport Rd. Westerly, RI 02891 (401) 596-0146 service@thorptrainer.com

Howard Thorp, CIC, AAI

Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 103
Howard joined the firm in 1990.  Since then, he was named president of Thorp & Trainer in 2004 as well as CEO in 2010. A graduate of The Citadel, Howard is very active in the insurance industry as well as the community. Howard is the past President of Stand Up For Animals (SUFA), and a past President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island (IIARI).

Neil Thorp, CIC, AAI
Treasurer & Chairman

Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 102

Elizabeth Trebisacci
Agency Manager, VP
Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 101
Elizabeth has over 26 years of experience in the insurance industry, and has worked in several different capacities since joining Thorp & Trainer.  Having served as Account Manager for both personal and commericlal lines, she has extensive knowledge of insurance products and services.  She was promoted to Agency Manager, Vice President and is also Corporate Secretary to the Board of Director’s.  Elizabeth directs the preparation of all financial documentation, as well as managing the day to day procedures for all Thorp & Trainer clients.  In addition, she also handles all administrative functions of the company.  An active member of Certified Professional Insurance Women (CPIW) for many years, Elizabeth has also served on the Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island Convention Committee.

Sarah Lassor, AAI, AINS, AIS, CPIA
Commercial Lines Account Manager

Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 114
Sarah joined Thorp & Trainer in 2002 and has worked in various positions within the company, most recently she has assumed the role of Commercial Lines Account Manager. She is licensed in Rhode Island and Connecticut, and holds the professional designations of Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Associate in General Insurance (AINS), and Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA).

Hope Mitchell, AAICPIA
Personal Lines Account Manager

Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 108
Hope joined the Thorp & Trainer team in 2001 holding  positions as receptionist/processor, and now as personal lines account manager. She has been an active member of Deborah Chapter #9 Order of Eastern Star for +25 years and is a member of the Masonic Foundation. In addition, she has been on the advisory board for Westerly Assembly #7 International Order for the Rainbow for Girls since 2001 and currently holds the position of Senior Treasurer.

Nicole Storm
Personal Lines Account Manager
Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 106
Nicole Storm serves as Account Manager and has been with the company since 2010. Specializing in the design of tailored personal lines insurance programs, she has extensive customer service experience. Nicole previously worked as Administrative Assistant, where she garnered a vast knowledge of Thorp & Trainer accounts. She maintains a Rhode Island Insurance Producer license and is studying for her first certification. Nicole resides in Westerly with her husband and their two daughters.

Pamela Gersbeck
Personal Lines Account Manager
Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 105
Pam has extensive knowledge of the insurance industry, having recently served as a sales associate at a regional insurance company. In addition to her insurance experience, she has also worked as a residential real estate executive. Pam holds an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Johnson & Wales University and resides in Westerly.

Lucas J. Arnold, AAI, CPIA
Business Development Manager 

Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 118
Luke joined the Thorp & Trainer team in 2010, assuming the role of Account Executive. With professional expertise in commercial lines insurance, Luke holds a B.S. in Accounting from Salve Regina University. He has over 6 1/2 years of insurance experience, having previously served as a Commercial Lines Manager. Luke has also received his designation of Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), and currently serves on the committee for the Young Insurance Agents of Rhode Island.

Samantha Brancato
Assistant Commercial Lines Account Manager
Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 104

Amy Brucker
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 104

Ashley Beckwith
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 104

Kenneth Gaspar
Systems Administrator

Phone: (401) 596-0146 Ext: 111

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