Insurance For Exhibitions Distinguished Programs

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 exhibitions’ insurance needs. Our service pledge is to provide you with prompt and courteous response times, from underwriting needs to claims experiences. At Distinguished, our expert team ensures professionalism, availability, and unwavering support. With a specific emphasis on overcoming the challenges inherent in planning and mounting exhibitions, we are steadfastly committed to assisting you every step of the way.


Our comprehensive coverage for exhibitions includes:

  • Our most flexible policy, designed to accommodate the many changing needs of a traveling or temporary exhibition
  • We’ll insure a huge variety of property, including frames, crates, display cases, signage, other exhibitry, and packing materials
  • We recognize that your exhibition could include various show durations, multiple venues, and shipments of different distances and values, and we are able to provide advice on complex needs
  • Coverage of storage facilities and consolidation sites that are needed between exhibition venues


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Patrick Drummond Distinguished Programs
Patrick Drummond


(330) 460-5969

Patrick has 25 years of experience in specialty insurance, including as Head of Fine Art, Specie and Bloodstock for the Americas at AXA XL. He has held various leadership roles in underwriting, sales, marketing, product management, and claims and is a passionate collector himself.

Skyler Stone Distinguished Programs
Skyler Stone

Senior Vice President

Southeast Region
(330) 460-5969

Skyler brings to Distinguished over 15 years of underwriting experience at major carriers. He is also an avid art enthusiast with a degree in Visual Arts from the University of Florida, providing him with a strong foundation in the art world.

Erika Witler Distinguished Programs

Senior Vice President

Central and Midwest Regions
(312) 229-9858

Erika blends her valuable experiences in the art world with an insurance background, including her 16-year tenure at a specialty insurance carrier and her additional time working as a fine art/niche broker. Her varied perspectives from within the art world include museum internships, working in galleries, and spending time at an art conservation center.

Michelle Stegmann Distinguished Programs
Michelle Stegmann

Vice President, Claims

(646) 556-7637

Michelle brings 30 years of claims experience to the team, most of it in leadership roles. She has built and led claims departments in numerous lines of business, including construction, hospitality and representations & warranties. Before joining Distinguished, she created a major carrier's Programs/Delegated Authority claims function, working extensively with MGAs, MGUs, Brokers, Agents and TPAs. She is an attorney licensed in New York and New Jersey and is an adjuster licensed in 13 states. Michelle graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in NYC.

Alison Sweeney Distinguished Programs
Alison Sweeney

Vice President, Fine Art Expert

Northeast Region
(212) 297-3172

Alison offers experience in underwriting, brokerage, and appraisals to the team. Her primary focus during her brokerage work was working with galleries and personal collections. Alison holds a Bachelor's degree in Art History and a Master's in Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture.

Nonie Tompkins Distinguished Programs
Nonie Tompkins

Assistant Vice President, Underwriter

West Region
(425) 213-5173

Nonie’s passion for fine art insurance has defined her career. Before joining Distinguished, she held fine art underwriting roles at two major carriers. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Art History and a Master’s in Museum Studies, and is well-equipped to understand the needs of clients across the art and collectibles industries.

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