About Us

Senior Management

Melissa L. Metzfield - President, Corporate Officer and Leadership Team member

Melissa joined the organization in 1989 as a Claims Settlement Negotiator. She came to us from Liberty Mutual Insurance Company where she was a Senior Claims Adjuster. She was Operations Manager until February of 2014 when she was promoted to Vice President and Chief Customer Officer. In both positions, she oversaw the claims processing side of the organization including matrix evaluation, individual evaluation, help desk as well as the document management area. On February 1, 2015 she was promoted to President. She has a M.B.A. in Management from Marymount University in Arlington, VA, and a B.S. in Management from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.


William Tomlinson- Vice President and Controller, Corporate Officer and Leadership Team member

Bill joined the Manville Trust in 1988 and served as Assistant CFO and Controller before assuming his present position. Bill has over 20 years of service to the Manville Trust and CRMC, and participated in the establishment of the Manville Trust. His responsibilities have included preparation of federal and state income tax returns for qualified settlement funds, negotiating contracts for cash management, independent audits, leases and other services, and preparation of annual trust accountings to the courts. In addition, Bill participated in obtaining D&O liability insurance for Trustees and Trust officers with policy limits requiring off-shore reinsurance. Previously, Bill was the Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Home Owners Warranty Corporation. He has a B.S. from the University of Maryland and holds certificates as a CPA and CFP.


Jared Garelick - General Counsel

Jared joined the Manville Trust as an attorney in 1996 before assuming his post at CRMC. Jared is responsible for all in-house legal services, as well as communicating with different trust constituencies. He previously worked as an associate at the Philadelphia law firm Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, as well as for lawyers in Ann Arbor, Michigan, working on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. Jared has a B.A. from the University of Rochester, and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as Executive Editor of the Law Review.