People Moves: UFG Promotes Starr; Omaha National Promotes Weides, Zimmerman

April 21, 2021
UFG Insurance

Property/casualty insurer, UFG Insurance, has promoted Christine Starr to marketing manager of its Cedar Rapids, Iowa, branch. Starr previously served as senior marketing representative.

Christine Starr
Christine Starr

UFG was founded in 1946 as United Fire & Casualty Company.

Omaha National

Omaha National Insurance Company, an Omaha, Nebraska-based workers compensation and payroll services provider, has promoted Nate Weides to vice president, applications, and Greg Zimmerman to director of underwriting.

As vice president, applications, Weides is leading the development of a unique, comprehensive enterprise software application designed to perform all key functions including sales, underwriting, adjusting, policy management, medical management, and outward-facing functionality. This application, called Oncore, is central to the company’s strategic vision. Weides joined Omaha National in 2016.

Zimmerman joined Omaha National in 2017 as an underwriting manager. He has nearly 18 years of experience in the workers’ compensation industry. Zimmerman has been with the company’s underwriting division since its inception and provides expert training and leadership to underwriters with a focus on deep risk assessment. He received the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation in 2012 from the AICPCU/IAA.

Greg Zimmerman
Nate Weides

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