Rawlins to Succeed Moore as President, CEO at Missouri’s Shelter Mutual Insurance

November 30, 2020

The Shelter Insurance, based in Columbia, Mo., has named Randa Rawlins as president and CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2021.

Rawlins will succeed current President and CEO Matt Moore, who will retire in June 2021. Upon Mr. Moore’s retirement, Rawlins will lead Shelter Mutual as well as each of its subsidiary and affiliate companies.

Paul LaRose has been promoted to executive vice president at Shelter and Stacye Smith has been named vice president of Shelter’s Human Resources Operations. Both appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2021.

Rawlins began her career at Shelter 2002 as general counsel. She assumed the role of secretary of Shelter and its board of directors in 2006 before being promoted to senior vice president in 2016. In 2018, she was promoted to her current role as executive vice president and became a member of Shelter’s board of directors.

Rawlins’ civic activities include service as a member of the Board of Governors of Truman State University from 1997-2008, and continuing service on its Foundation Board until 2014. She is a member of the boards of the Missouri Innovation Center, the Regional Economic Development Inc. and Columbia’s Airport Advisory Board.

LaRose began his Shelter career in 1990 as a corporate attorney in the Law Department where he advanced to associate general counsel before assuming his current role as vice president of Shelter’s Human Resources operations in 2012.

Smith began her Shelter career in 1987 and has held several positions in Underwriting, Training, and HR. She has been in management since 2005, where she has held the positions of manager of Sales Training, Human Resource Programs, and Human Resources. On Jan.1, 2020, she became Shelter’s first director of Inclusion and Engagement.

Shelter Insurance is a group of companies with four personal lines property/casualty companies, a reinsurance company, a life insurer, and a direct internet marketing company. Shelter markets through Shelter Insurance, AmShield Insurance, Haulers Insurance, Say Insurance, and offers auto, home, life, farm and business insurance services to customers in 21 states via a network of more than 2,000 local insurance agents and 2,100 employees.

Source: Shelter Insurance Companies

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