For Brokers and Agencies

Church Mutual Broker/Specialty Markets Division

Church Mutual partners with elite brokers and agencies that specialize in one or more of our niche markets in all states except California, Montana, Nevada and Hawaii. We work with brokers and agencies to insure:

  • Houses of worship and religiously affiliated schools with current account premium of $25,000 and greater. (In Florida, only for workers' compensation and there is no premium threshold.)
  • Private schools for workers' compensation and commercial auto with current premium of $25,000 and greater.
  • Public schools for workers' compensation and commercial auto with current premium of $25,000 and greater. Not yet available in all states.
  • Camps and conference centers without a minimum premium threshold.
  • Assisted living facilities (including memory care), retirement centers and senior independent apartments. There is no premium threshold, but facility must have at least 20 residents.
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC). Skilled care component must be 20 percent with a minimum of 100 residents. Monoline facilities can be written (minimum of 100 residents) for GL/PL/WC. No monoline auto or property.

We are committed to providing direct access to key personnel so brokers and agencies can offer their customers the best products and service, all backed by our long history of financial strength.

Click here to learn more about the ways in which you can serve your customers through Church Mutual's Broker/Specialty Markets Division.


Why work with Church Mutual?

By becoming one of Church Mutual's select brokers or agents, you'll experience the benefits of:

  • 120 years of experience in the religious market
  • A brand trusted by religious organizations nationwide
  • Specialized and easy-to-work-with underwriters and other insurance specialists
  • Limited appointments of other brokers and agents
  • Profitable, strategic, methodical and careful growth


Specialized coverages

In addition to property, general liability, commercial automobile liability, workers' compensation and umbrella liability insurance, we also offer our customers special liability coverages for:

  • Sexual misconduct/molestation
  • Directors, officers and trustees
  • Educators' liability
  • Employee benefits programs
  • Counseling
  • Employment practices to cover sexual harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination
  • Corporal punishment
  • Incidental medical services liability


For our appointed brokers and agencies

Basic coverage forms (log-in information required)

Marketing materials (log-in information required)


How to become an appointed broker or agency

Interested brokers and agencies should email

Church Mutual Broker/Specialty Markets Division

Mark Steinberg, CPCU, AAI
Senior Vice President — Chief Sales Officer
(800) 554-2642, Ext. 4124

Ed Hancock
Vice President — Chief Underwriting Officer
(800) 554-2642, Ext. 4811

Rod Flanders, CPCU, CLU, ARM, CEBS
Assistant Vice President — Broker Distribution
(800) 554-2642, Ext. 4117

Matt Boyle, CPCU, CPA, CIA
CMG Operations and Service Director
(800) 554-2642, Ext. 4834

Todd Griffith, CPCU
Underwriting Manager
(800) 554-2642, Ext. 4797

Tom Eberlein
Director — Senior Living Distribution
(800) 554-2642, Ext. 4821

Tracy Schmeltzer, AIS, AINS
Underwriting Manager
(800) 554-2642, Ext. 4771


The Service Team

Gina Kranz, ARM
Broker/Specialty Markets Senior Service Coordinator
(800) 554-2642, Ext. 4890

Carrie Klinger, CISR
Broker/Specialty Markets Senior Service Coordinator
(800) 554-2642, Ext. 4245

Cindy Hilmershausen
Broker/Specialty Markets Service Coordinator
(800) 554-2642, Ext. 4289


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