Allen Insurance and Financial has promoted Jean Dutch of Belfast to senior operations manager.

In her new role, Dutch will be in charge of processes and training throughout the company, and at all locations, in Camden, Rockland and Saco. She was previously head of operations for the Allen Insurance property and casualty divisions.

Dutch has more than 25 years experience in the insurance industry. She holds the Certified Insurance Counselor designation from the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, the nation’s leading continuing education for insurance professionals.

“We are so pleased to have Jean in this newly-created position. Her experience, enthusiasm and attention to detail are vital to both our day-to-day operations and our planning for continued success in the long-term,” said Gil Fifield, company president.

Dutch lives in Belfast with her husband Tim. She is based at Allen Insurance and Financial’s Camden location.

Allen Insurance and Financial is an employee-owned insurance, employee benefits and financial services company with offices in Camden, Rockland and Saco. For more information call 236-4311, or visit