Claire Marmion | CEO & Founder
Claire is an art historian, a qualified claims adjuster, a risk manager and advisor to Forbes 400 fine art collectors across the United States. Prior to founding The Haven Art Group in 2008, Claire ran the art services division for American International Group where she and her team advised on the management and protection of private collections from $10m to $1.2bn. During her five years as Director she developed a number of international loss prevention programs including the stabilization and protection from hurricane, earthquake, wildfire and house fire. Claire was the first employee to write and implement fine art evacuation programs during Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and again before the California wildfires of 2007.
Claire started her career at Sotheby’s in London and received training in works on paper, sculpture, prints, furniture, wine and silver before being designated as a paintings specialist. Following her time at Sotheby’s, Claire spent seven years working for Chubb Insurance running a team of 30 appraisers in the US and Europe. A graduate of the Courtauld Institute of Art, Claire is a member of ArtTable and also serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations including the European Education Conference provider IFASIC and the American Federation of Arts (AFA).
Caroline Mujica-Parodi | managing Director, Fine Art Services
Caroline advises clients on the complete care and maintenance of their collections including database infrastructure, conservation, framing, insurance, loan administration, installation and security. Previously, Caroline was a registrar at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago where she managed the MCA's loan program, oversaw exhibition installations and administered an inventory of over 2,500 works of art.
Caroline has worked for Patti Gilford Fine Art in an art advisory capacity, sourcing acquisitions for private and corporate collections. She also spent two years at the School of The Art Institute's Fashion Resource Center, where she helped manage a unique, hands-on collection of avant-garde garments, rare books and fashion publications.
Caroline earned her master's degree in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, where she focused on cultural heritage policy and art investment models.
Hildi Greenberg | manager, fine Art Claims
Before becoming a licensed claims adjuster with the Haven Art Group, Hildi worked in the development department of the Allentown Art Museum for two years. Whilst there, she managed museum membership as well as fundraising events, interfacing with donors and patrons and liaising with all other departments.
Prior to that, she completed a master's degree in Fine and Decorative Art at Sotheby's Institute of Art in London, where she focused her studies on eighteenth-century British painting and landscape architecture and benefited from their hands-on, object based curriculum and experience in identifying and cataloguing a diverse range of artifacts and materials. During her time in London, Hildi interned at both the Dulwich Picture Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts in their education and programming departments. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and History of Art from Bryn Mawr College.
renee mikon | Fine art Specialist
Renee brings a well-rounded knowledge of the art market and a background in project management to her position as a Fine Art Specialist. Prior to joining Haven Art Group, she worked as an art advisor for Patti Gilford Fine Arts where she managed all aspects of art procurement for private and corporate collections. Working creatively alongside interior architects, she helped build collections based on clients’ distinct spaces and personal interests. She has extensive experience safely handling, conserving, and caring for fine art of all media.
Previously, Renee help positions at the Detroit Historical Society and the Simone DeSousa Gallery, where she handled non-profit, private collector, and corporate projects. She holds a master’s degree in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she focused her studies on arts and culture as a tool for urban revitalization in post-industrial cities.
Nelia Moore | Fine Art Specialist
Nelia brings well over a decade of art world experience to her role as claims adjuster and private client specialist. Prior to joining Haven, Nelia spent nine years as the Head of the Fine Art Department and as Auctioneer at Clarke Auction, where she evaluated collections, cultivated relationships with galleries, collectors and sellers and curated the sale of 1,500 works per year. Her work at Clarke led to both art authentication research and numerous painting discoveries, including one that was profiled on the front page of The New York Times’s Arts section.
Nelia has also worked as an art advisor and project manager at Novo Arts where she procured works for both private and commercial collections. In addition, Nelia served as coordinator for the Portrait of Hope’s monumental public arts project, Garden in Transit, in collaboration with the City of New York. Nelia received her Bachelor of Arts in both Art History and Fine Arts from The George Washington University and holds a Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts from New York University. She is based in New York.
Lawren Joyce | Fine Art Specialist
Prior to joining Haven, Lawren was Managing Director for leading NYC galleries Tanya Bonakdar and Andrew Kreps Gallery. Here, she oversaw exhibition planning and installations, managed studio production and fabrication for an extensive roster of artists, and acted as line producer for video installations by the renowned Hito Steyerl. She has project managed over 50 exhibitions and complicated contemporary commissions that have shown at notable museums including MoMA, Tate Modern, Reina Sofia, the Marciano Collection and numerous biennials.
Lawren began her career as a registrar at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and she holds a masters in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute where she focused on the art market and privatization of arts organizations in Scandinavia. Lawren applies her considerable art world experience as Haven Art Group's California based Fine Art Specialist, where she helps collectors to best enhance and preserve their collection’s legacy.
Kristen Ostermeyer | Fine Art Specialist
Before relocating to the Palm Beach area, Kristen worked in the risk management group at PURE Insurance where she concentrated on the valuation of historic homes in some of Maryland’s most esteemed communities. Prior to that, she spent five years with Doyle New York’s Washington, DC office where she procured and managed client consignments in excess of $4M, and contributed to the successful deaccession proposal and subsequent sale of objects from Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Hillwood Museum.
During her tenure in DC, she also held positions within the White House Historical Association, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, and was an active member of both the appraisals and loan exhibition committees for the Washington Winter Antiques Show. Kristen has also co-authored articles that have appeared in Smithsonian publications, the Wall Street Journal and for the Family Office Exchange. She holds a master’s degree in Decorative Arts and Design History and she also holds a bachelor’s degree in Art History from The College of the Holy Cross.