Gannon, Behrens, Bergstrom Named to SECURA Board

Appleton, Wisconsin-based SECURA Insurance has added three new board members — Alice Gannon, Mark Behrens and Tim Bergstrom.

Gannon brings more than 40 years of insurance experience to her new role, having most recently served as the senior vice president and chief actuary of USAA (United Services Automobile Association).

Gannon’s experience includes developing and implementing strategic and tactical plans, building and leading a team of highly skilled actuaries and analytical professionals, and developing winning strategies for member services, financial results, and growth. She is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) and a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).

Behrens will bring the perspective of a former independent agent to the SECURA Board, in addition to his financial acumen and leadership skills. Behrens currently serves as the executive vice president and CFO of Johnson Financial Group. He started his career as a staff auditor in 1985 and has advanced through different roles in Johnson Bank and Johnson Financial Group.

Behrens became COO of Johnson Insurance Services, one of SECURA’s appointed independent agencies, in 2006. He was later promoted to president, a position he held from 2011-2016. Johnson Bank and Johnson Insurance are a part of Johnson Financial Group, a privately held, full-service financial services company based in Racine, Wis. with ties to the SC Johnson family.

Bergstrom is the president and COO of Bergstrom Automotive, which has annual sales exceeding $1 billion and represents all major brands sold in the U.S. He is responsible for day-to-day oversight of operations at all 32 locations and more than 1,600 team members.

SECURA is a mutual insurance company represented by more than 475 independent agencies in 12 states.

Source: SECURA Insurance