People Moves: Alliant Adds McGrath to Chicago Team; UFG Appoints Allsup as Assistant VP

Alliant Insurance Services Names Matt McGrath as Vice President, Americas Division

Matt McGrath has joined Alliant Insurance Services’ Alliant Americas division as vice president. Based in Chicago, McGrath will focus on designing, implementing, and managing comprehensive risk and insurance solutions for a diverse and growing client base throughout the Midwest.

McGrath has more than 10 years of experience working to build strong relationships that support ongoing business objectives through tailored solutions. He also has an extensive background in the financial sector, which adds additional depth to his role as an insurance professional.

Prior to joining Alliant, McGrath was a business development consultant with a large insurance and financial services firm. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and financial leadership from the University of Dayton.

UFG Insurance Appoints Controller Kelly Allsup as Assistant Vice President Within Corporate Finance

UFG Insurance appointed Controller Kelly Allsup as an assistant vice president within corporate finance. Allsup is based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Allsup previously served as 2VP at Ameritras. Before that she spent 13 years at Transamerica, including 3.5 years as director, finance – capital & regulatory reporting.

Kelly Allsup

Allsup began her career as a finance supervisor at State Farm.

Allsup earned a bachelor’s degree, accounting at the University of Northern Iowa and a master’s degree, accounting at the University of Iowa.