AF Group News

Michigan’s AF Group, Waypoint Partner on Assumed Reinsurance

Lansing, Mich.-based specialty insurance provider, AF Group, is entering the assumed reinsurance marketplace through a new partnership with Waypoint Underwriting Management. Waypoint is a proven expert in reinsurance risk underwriting and pricing, AF Group’s announcement said. Waypoint will begin underwriting …

People Moves: Riddle Joining Ohio Mutual; Schauer Group Adds Guyer; Burnett Joins AF Group

Ohio Mutual Mendi Riddle will be joining Bucyrus, Ohio-based insurer, Ohio Mutual, as vice president of Sales effective May 10, succeeding Howie Barber who is retiring in July. Riddle has served in a number of senior sales and product roles …

Michigan’s AF Group Makes Executive Changes in Workers’ Comp Division

AF Group, based in Lansing, Mich., has made several executive appointments and promotions within its Workers’ Compensation division. Michelle McLane, named senior vice president of Business Development. With a strong background in underwriting, broker relations and territory management, McLane has …

SIS Insure Increases Capacity for Contractors Program Through AF Group

Safebuilt Insurance Services, a licensed program manager, has partnered with AF Group to expand its capacity for general liability programs for construction contractors. SIS Insure is a subsidiary of Integrated Specialty Coverages (ISC), a program administrator that builds insurance products …

Fusner Named Chief Underwriting Officer at AF Group in Michigan

AF Group in Lansing, Michigan, has appointed Kelly Fusner as its new chief underwriting officer (CUO). Fusner will lead the strategic underwriting efforts for the organization, providing innovative expertise that will further enhance AF Group’s presence as an industry leader …

Willis’ Podmore to Head AF Specialty Captive Operations in North Carolina

AF Group has named Ian Podmore as director of Captive Operations at AF Specialty. Podmore will focus on business growth and profitability for new markets and business opportunity development through the use of insurance captives. He will be based in …

United Heartland Hires Roth as Senior Business Development Specialist

United Heartland, a national workers’ compensation insurance company, is continuing its focus on offering workers’ compensation insurance in Pennsylvania with the addition of Brett Roth as senior business development specialist. The announcement reflects United Heartland’s continued commitment to expand its …

Michigan State, AF Group Partner on Master’s Certificate in Quantitative Risk Analytics

Lansing, Mich.-based AF Group and Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Statistics and Probability have teamed up to offer a master’s-level certificate in Quantitative Risk Analytics exclusively to AF Group teammates. The partnership was formed through the collaborative efforts of …

AF Group Appoints Cooper, Travis to New Executive Roles

National specialty insurance carrier AF Group in Lansing, Michigan, has named Steve Cooper president of Third Coast Underwriters and Abel Travis vice president of Fundamental Underwriters. Cooper currently is president of another AF Group member, United Heartland, a role he …

Employees of Michigan’s AF Group Raise Nearly $267K for Charities

Employees of Lansing, Michigan-based insurer, AF Group, have pledged $266,750 in support of numerous charitable organizations around the country as part of the company’s recent Caring and Sharing Community Campaign. Together with a dollar-for-dollar corporate match, AF Group and its …