Cornell Named State Auto Western Region Financial Officer

August 6, 2014

Thornton Cornell has been named regional financial officer for State Auto’s Western Region. Cornell, a CPA, will be based in Austin, Texas.

Cornell brings to this new role a vast knowledge and experience working in the property/casualty insurance industry in areas such as planning, budgeting, financial analysis and financial oversight of key business initiatives. In addition, he has extensive experience in claims planning and reporting, and litigation analysis including internal audit. Cornell began his career as an auditor with a global accounting firm.

Cornell will have responsibility for the development of management information for regional sales, underwriting and operations. He will also develop pricing programs to optimize business results by identifying opportunities for personal and business insurance program improvements.

Source: State Auto Western Region