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At Distinguished, You Have Our Entire Talented Team in Your Corner

Easy to insure, hard to replace.
Distinguished has you covered.

Our team is highly experienced in the art and collectibles markets. We have immediate access to a vast network of industry experts to help us guide your art dealer insurance and art gallery insurance needs. Our service pledge is to provide you with prompt and courteous response times, from underwriting needs to claims experiences.


Our comprehensive coverage for art and collectibles dealers includes: 

  • Coverage for your inventory as well as loaned items and objects on consignment
  • Wall-to-wall, nail-to-nail coverage – worldwide
  • Protecting your property in transit at every step of the process, from artist to seller to gallery to buyer
  • Enhancements available to cover participation in art and collectibles fairs or trade shows
  • Easy to increase your limits for shipments of art, collectibles, art fairs, and special exhibitions
  • Deductibles starting at $1,000 with other options available
  • Additional coverage for your reusable, sustainable crates and packing materials


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Patrick Drummond
President, Fine Art and Collectibles

Erika Witler
Central and Midwest Regions

Alison Sweeney
Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Regions

Nonie Tompkins
South Central & Southwest Regions

Stacy Button
Pacific Northwest & Northern Plains Regions

Michelle Stegmann

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Patrick Drummond President Distinguished Fine Art
Patrick Drummond


(330) 460-5969

Patrick has over 27 years of insurance industry experience where he has held various leadership roles in underwriting, sales, marketing, product management and claims. Patrick comes to Distinguished with a goal of reinventing art and collectible insurance. He is passionate about improving the customer experience for brokers, agents, and their clients to make insuring the things people love to collect, super easy.

Erika Witler Distinguished Fine Art
Erika Witler

Senior Vice President

Central, Southeast and Midwest Regions
(312) 229-9858

Erika focuses on the technical aspect of the business. She supports the team with 20 years of experience as a broker and underwriter in the specialty fine art space. Her bachelor’s degree in history of art and work experience in museums, galleries, and conservation settings combine to provide a unique and supportive understanding of client needs regarding fine art insurance coverage.

Michelle Stegmann Distinguished Programs
Michelle Stegmann

Vice President, Claims

(646) 556-7637

Michelle brings over 30 years of claims experience to the team, most of it in leadership roles. She built and led claims departments for several major carriers and in numerous lines of business, most recently with a focus on the Programs space. Michelle is a lawyer admitted in NY and NJ and is a licensed adjuster in 15 states. She attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Alison Sweeney Distinguished Programs
Alison Sweeney

Vice President, Fine Art Expert

Northeast & Mid-Atlantic
(212) 297-3172

Alison is our Fine Art expert and underwriter working out of our New York office. Before her years as an underwriter, Alison spent seven years as an insurance broker specializing in the Fine Arts. Alison draws on her earlier experience working in museums and appraisals as a Fine Art expert, reviewing client schedules, assisting insureds with complex collections, and attending industry events and fairs. Alison holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Art History.

Nonie Tompkins Distinguished Programs
Nonie Tompkins

Vice President, Underwriter

South Central & Southwest
(425) 213-5173

As Vice President and underwriter, Nonie works with brokers across the Southwest and South Central regions to provide the best possible solutions to their clients. Nonie’s passion for fine art and collectibles insurance has defined her career. Her six years of fine art underwriting experience spans roles at two major carriers prior to joining Distinguished. Nonie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Art History and a Master’s in Museum Studies.

Stacy Button Distinguished Fine Art
Stacy Button

Underwriter/Affinity Marketing Manager

Pacific Northwest & Northern Plains
(646) 556-7642

Stacy works with museum and other industry associations and partner organizations to foster enduring business relationships. In her eight years of experience in specialty insurance, she has emphasized developing key broker, client, and industry relationships. She is known for leading operations teams and providing exceptional customer service, and shares a passion for the collectible market.

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