MEET THE TEAM:
Professional Liability Supervisor
Carol Kavorkian joined the Professional Liability team at Quaker Special Risk in May of 2012. She has over 30 years experience working in Commercial Lines and for the past two years she has specialized in Professional Liability on the retail side. She holds a Property & Casualty license in 23 states. In her free time Carol enjoys reading, all outdoor activities and spending time with family. She resides in Charlton with her husband Jack and two daughters.
Michelle Abasciano joined the Professional Liability team at Quaker Special Risk in February of 2013. Michelle graduated from Worcester State College in 2002 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and holds a Property and Casualty license in Massachusetts. Her main responsibility is underwriting Professional Lines business. She resides in Worcester with her husband Erik, daughter Gabby, and their two dogs, Teddy and Max. She enjoys playing softball and spending time with her family.
Thomas Prokop is an Account Executive, specializing in Professional Liability – particularly cyber liability coverage and claims. Tom graduated from Boston College in 2000 and the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University in 2004. Prior to joining Quaker Special Risk in 2016, Tom as a partner at Morrison Mahoney LLP, focusing on insurance defense law, especially as it pertains to first party property, liability, and bad faith claims. Ten years of practicing law makes Tom a valuable asset to Quaker as an in-house legal consultant. One of Tom’s roles is also overseeing the handling of claims for which Quaker has delegated authority. Tom is a member of state and federal bar in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island. he is also a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, and is presently pursuing the RPLU designation. Tom resides in Northborough with his wife Kelley, their 2 children, and Fritz, their beloved boxer. In his spare time Tom enjoys playing golf, skiing, and spending time in Florida with his family.