Directors and Officers

Board of Directors

John "Jay" B. Williams, Chairman
Gregory A. Smith, Vice Chairman
Rhonda S. Brandon
Michael Concannon, III
Judith P. Greffin
Allen L. Leverett
Marsha A. Lindsay
Alan S. Ogilvie, J.D.
Richard V. Poirier, J.D.
Adam L. Stanley
Lori A. Weyers


Richard “Rich” V. Poirier, J.D.
Chief Executive Officer

Alan S. Ogilvie, J.D.

Pam Rushing, CPCU
President — Subsidiaries and Chief Underwriting Officer

Dr. Dwayne “Dewey” A. Gantz – DBA, MBA, CPA, CPCU, CLU
Senior Vice President — Chief Financial Officer

Scott M. Names, CPCU
Senior Vice President — Shared Services

Kevin D. Root, CPA
Senior Vice President — Sales and Customer Experience

Michael M. Smith, J.D.
Senior Vice President – Secretary and General Counsel

Pamela W. Stampen, SHRM-SCP, MBA, MS
Senior Vice President – Chief People Officer

Kurtis L. Brandau, CPCU, ARe, ARM, ASLI
Vice President — Underwriting Operations

Rebecca A. Hudzik-Presson, MBA, CLCS
Vice President – Chief Claims Officer

Craig S. Huss, CISSP, ISA
Vice President — Chief Information Officer

Dean J. Jarnow
Vice President — Strategic Resource Management

Dawn R. Lemke, J.D., CPCU
Vice President — Assistant General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer

Stephanie I. Lynn, FCAS, MAAA, ARM
Vice President — ERM and Chief Risk Officer

Peter J. Mahler, CPCU, ARM-E, ARM, AU, AIS
Vice President — Religious Markets Underwriting

Randall W. Oja, FCAS, MAAA, AU
Vice President — Underwriting, Product and Chief Actuary

Vice President — Innovation and Data

Janet L. Selnes, CIC, CRM, CPCU, MBA, ARM, AIC, AIS
Vice President — Broker Distribution

John R. Tribble, MBA, CPCU, CCLA
Vice President — Chief Diversity Officer

Dawn M. Bernatz
Assistant Vice President — Corporate Communications

Angela K. Bailey, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Assistant Vice President — Human Resources

Andy Bloechl
Assistant Vice President — Administration

Koleman J. Brenner
Assistant Vice President — Shared Service Operations

Bruce E. Carter, Sr.
Assistant Vice President — Learning and Development

Rodney M. Flanders, CPCU, CLU, ARM, CEBS
Assistant Vice President — Learning and Development Advisor

Penny L. Fons
Assistant Vice President — Claims

Laura E. Huggins, MBA
Assistant Vice President — Marketing

Nicole M. Jolley
Assistant Vice President – Nonprofit and Human Services

James B. Ketterson
Assistant Vice President – Senior Living

Kshitij Kohli “Kohli”
Assistant Vice President – IT Application Development and Integration

Douglas D. Sippel, CPA, CMA, CPCU
Assistant Vice President – Treasurer and Corporate Controller

Tracy A. Schmeltzer
Assistant Vice President – Camps, Agency and Groups

Christopher M. Schumacher
Assistant Vice President – Senior Actuary

Eric A. Spacek, J.D., ARM
Assistant Vice President — Risk Control

Nick L. Vaernhoej
Assistant Vice President — IT Chief Information Security Officer

Sandra M. Woller, CPCU
Assistant Vice President — Chief Compliance Officer

Cynthia M. Brandt, CPCU, AINS, AIS
Senior Paralegal & Assistant Corporate Secretary

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