Wisconsin’s Church Mutual Promotes 6 in Leadership Positions

April 16, 2020

Church Mutual Insurance Co. S.I., based in Merrill, Wisconsin, has promoted six individuals into new leadership roles.

Jeff Steffen has been promoted to senior vice president – chief financial officer. Steffen has a proven track record of leadership success within Church Mutual, starting when he joined the company in 2013 as director of financial planning and analysis. He was promoted to vice president – chief financial officer in 2016. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Doug Sippel has been promoted to assistant vice president – treasurer and corporate controller. He has been in the insurance industry for 28 years, with the last 23 at Church Mutual. He has many industry designations including CPA, CMA and CPCU.

Peter Mahler has been promoted to vice president – Religious Markets Underwriting. He has been in the insurance industry for more than 20 years with 10 of those at Church Mutual. Mahler also holds AIS, AU, CPCU, ARM and ERM designations.

Dean Jarnow has been promoted to vice president – Strategic Resource Management. Jarnow has been with Church Mutual for two years. Prior to joining Church Mutual Jarnow has worked on projects with Converge One, Bemis Company, United Health Group, Allianz Life, Ameriprise and Thrivent, among others

Alan Ogilvie has been promoted to president – Subsidiaries. Ogilvie was instrumental in establishing CM Vantage in 2016 and has provided great value to many enterprise-wide initiatives. He has been with Church Mutual since March 2015. Prior to joining Church Mutual, Ogilvie spent time with Capitol Insurance Companies, Caliber on Indemnity Company and Wausau Insurance, among others.

Randy Oja is taking on additional responsibilities as vice president – Social Markets Underwriting. Oja joined Church Mutual as a senior actuary in September 2011. Previously Oja served as vice president – Broker Underwriting.

Church Mutual Insurance Co. S.I., founded in 1897, offers specialized insurance for religious organizations of all denominations, public and private K-12 schools, colleges and universities, senior living facilities, secular and non-secular camps and conference centers, and nonprofit and human services organizations throughout the United States.

Source: Church Mutual Insurance Co. S.I.

Topics Leadership Wisconsin Church

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