About Us

Founded in 1993, Resource Partners (formerly AARM) offers a comprehensive array of insurance and risk management products and services enhancing stewardship and cooperation among Peace Church organizations. Based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Resource Partners serves nonprofit organizations within the faith communities of Brethren, Mennonite and Quaker denominations.

Resource Partners administers multiple insurance and risk management programs including:

Peace Church Risk Retention Group (PCRRG) – General and Professional liability

Peach Church Health Insurance Program (PCHIP) – Employee medical benefits

Peace Church Workers Safety Program (PCWSP) – Workers Compensation

Peach Church Property Insurance Trust (PCPIT) – Property, Auto and Crime

Resource Partners Insurance Brokers – An array of specialized commercial insurance products

Resource Partners mission is to provide risk management products and services that promote human and financial stewardship with Peace Church organizations.
A) We do this by working with our members to find (or develop group member-owned) programs which address the special needs of our members.
B) Resource Partners is a Pennsylvania not for profit organization governed by a board of elected members. Members include Peace Church organizations that participate in Resource Partners, Fellowship of Brethren Homes, Friends Services for the Aging, and MHS Alliance programs.

Resource Partners Professional Staff

Russ Shaner, President/CEO, is an experienced executive and visionary leader who has worked for over 35 years in the property and casualty insurance industry. Prior to joining Resource Partners, Russ led the Insurance Society of Philadelphia, a non-profit association focused on supporting its membership by providing opportunities for professional networking, insurance education and professional development, industry volunteerism and scholarships for college students matriculating in insurance and risk management curriculum. Known for high integrity, he is adept at establishing rapport and trust with individuals at all levels. He is the past recipient of the AAA Mid-Atlantic Shared Values Leadership Award.

Phone: 717-293-7840 – press 1
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Russ@ResourcePartnersOnline.org

Phil Leaman, COO, brings over ten years of risk management and risk financing experience to his role as Chief Operating Officer. Phil is dedicated to the mission of Resource Partners and its member institutions. He brings specialized knowledge of non-profit risks and the alternative market structure, including Captive Insurance and the formation of Risk Retention Groups. Phil provides direct oversight of the Peace Church Risk Retention Group and Peace Church Workers Safety Programs

Phone: 717-293-7840 – press 2
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Phil@ResourcePartnersOnline.org

Charlotte H. Hess, V.P. Client Services, has worked in the insurance industry for over 25 years. She holds designations as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and an Accredited Advisor in Insurance AAI), and is currently pursuing a Certified Risk Management designation. Charlotte has access to policy information and is knowledgeable in all areas of insurance, including contract wording, underwriting and risk management. Charlotte can quickly respond to your requests.

Phone: 717-293-7840 - press 3
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Charlotte@ResourcePartnersOnline.org

Darrel Mast, Commercial Account Manager, is the primary contact for requesting policy changes, endorsements and reporting claims. Darrel has been in the insurance industry for 15 years, and can research and respond to questions by accessing many industry resources and partners.



Phone: 717-293-7840 – press 5
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Darrel@ResourcePartnersOnline.org


Glenna Nissley, Administrative Services, has worked closely in many aspects of the insurance industry and carries in- depth knowledge of claims management. Glenna also provides management support and completes a broad variety of administrative tasks.



Phone: 717-293-7840 - press 4 Fax: 717-293-7854 Email: Glenna@ResourcePartnersOnline.org