Directors and Officers

Board of Directors

John (Jay) B. Williams, Chairman
Gregory A. Smith, Vice Chairman
Judith P. Greffin
Allen L. Leverett
Marsha A. Lindsay
David F. Pauly
Richard V. Poirier
Michael E. Ravn
Lori A. Weyers


Richard V. Poirier, JD
President and CEO

Kevin D. Root, CPA
Executive Vice President — Operations

Robert M. Buckley, CPCU, CIC
Senior Vice President — Commercial Lines and Chief Strategy Officer

Scott M. Names, CPCU
Senior Vice President — Shared Services and Chief Information Officer

Steven C. Rominske, FCAS, CERA, MAAA, AU, CPCU
Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer

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

Angela K. Bailey, SPHR
Vice President — Human Resources

Kurtis L. Brandau, CPCU, ARe, ARM, ASLI
Vice President — Church Mutual Insurance Company
President — CM Select Insurance Company

Edward W. Hancock
Vice President — Chief Underwriting Officer

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

Alan S. Ogilvie
Vice President — Church Mutual Insurance Company
President — CM Vantage Insurance Company

Randall W. Oja, FCAS, MAAA
Vice President — Broker Underwriting

Richard J. Schaber, CPCU, CRM, CIC
Vice President — Direct Sales

Janet L. Selnes, CIC, CRM, CPCU
Vice President — Broker Distribution

Scott W. Steele
Vice President – Chief Marketing Officer

Jeffrey D. Steffen, CPA
Vice President — Chief Financial Officer

Herman W. Vandenberg, CPA
Vice President — Treasurer/Corporate Controller

Breigh R. Voigt, CISR
Vice President — Commercial Operations

Robert A. White, CIC, ARM, AAI, ARe
Vice President — Church Mutual Insurance Company
President — CM Regent Insurance Company

Dale Brom
Assistant Vice President — Information Technology

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

Laura E. Huggins
Assistant Vice President — Marketing

Craig S. Huss, CISSP, ISA
Assistant Vice President — IT and Chief Information Security Officer

Dean J. Jarnow
Assistant Vice President — Strategic Resource Management

Peter J. Mahler, CPCU, ARM-E, ARM, AU, AIS
Assistant Vice President — Direct Underwriting

Guy A. Russ, MBA, CPCU, ARM
Assistant Vice President — Risk Control

Joy E. Slogar
Assistant Vice President — Claims

Allan D. Wilcox, AIC, INS, AIM, FCLS
Assistant Vice President — Claims

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

Cynthia M. Brandt, CPCU, AINS, AIS
Assistant Corporate Secretary

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