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Brian W. Bolash, Esq., serves as senior vice president, secretary and general counsel of Erie Insurance.  He oversees law, internal audit and corporate legal areas as ERIE’s chief legal officer.  As corporate secretary, Bolash serves as a key liaison to the board of directors and manages the board’s operations.

Bolash joined ERIE in 2000 as associate general counsel. He later took on additional duties as the assistant corporate secretary, and then as vice president and corporate secretary. Bolash managed the Corporate Legal Department for nine years, with responsibility for corporate and business transactions, compliance with securities laws, stock exchange listing standards, and state insurance laws and regulations. His oversight also included corporate governance policies and procedures that apply to publicly traded companies and financial institutions.

Prior to joining ERIE, Bolash was in private practice for 10 years as a business, corporate, tax and real estate attorney. He began his legal career with the Erie, Pennsylvania, law firm, MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton.

A native of Erie, Bolash is a graduate of Gannon University and The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University. He is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Erie County bar associations.