CSAA Insurance Group News

California Insurer’s Efforts to Keep Workers and Help During Pandemic Led to Viable New Business

In the annals of how the pandemic changed things, toss in a positive tale from insurer CSAA Insurance Group. Walnut Creek, California-based CSAA, a AAA Insurer, offers automobile, homeowners and other personal lines of insurance to AAA Members through AAA …

CSAA in California Outlines Carbon Reduction and Climate Commitments in ESG Report

CSAA Insurance Group in California announced a commitment to achieving a 50% reduction in carbon emissions and carbon neutrality by 2025 on the heels of the release of its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance report. The report details progress across …

Report: Wildfires Have California in ‘Heightened State of Alert’

California, which has seen its eight largest recorded wildfires since 2017, is in a “heightened state of alert,” according to a new report that calls for urgent policy actions. The report was released on Wednesday and also discussed in a …

People Moves: CSAA Promotions Launch Enterprise Strategic Initiatives Office in California

CSAA Insurance Group announced new promotions to lead its product management division and newly formed Enterprise Strategic Initiatives Office. Laurna Castillo was named senior vice president of state product management and Rick Lanter senior vice president of product strategy and …

People Moves: CSAA Names Brown EVP of Commercial, Woodruff Sawyer Names Fuhrman Southern California Practice Leader

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based CSAA Insurance Group has named Julie Brown executive vice president of commercial insurance. Brown will be responsible for the distribution of commercial insurance under the Mobilitas brand, launched in 2020 to provide commercial insurance solutions for the …

Investors Back Startups for Commercial Auto, Climate Risk, High Risk Homes

An insurtech managing general agency focused on commercial auto insurance has raised $16 million in new Series A financing, a climate-risk related platform has $4.2 million in new seed financing, and a home insurance reciprocal and MGA focused on catastrophe-prone …

CSAA Insurance in California Names Hecht, Huebner Executive Vice President

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based CSAA Insurance Group has named Andrea Hecht executive vice president and chief financial officer, and promoted Chief Risk Officer Jeff Huebner to executive vice president. Hecht leads the company’s finance division and is responsible for the accounting, …

CSAA in California Names Vigus and Ummel Executive Vice Presidents

CSAA Insurance Group has named Ryan Vigus executive vice president, personal lines product, and Eric Ummel, executive vice president, commercial lines product. Vigus leads CSAA’s auto and home personal lines. His team develops and manages insurance products that serve the …

CSAA in California Names Jones Chief Human Resources Officer

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based CSAA Insurance Group has named Melissa Jones executive vice president and chief human resources officer. As a member of the company’s executive leadership team, Jones leads efforts in areas including corporate culture, communications, talent management and leadership …

CSAA in California Names Goldstein Executive Vice President

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based CSAA Insurance Group has named Linda Goldstein executive vice president in customer experience and marketing. Goldstein leads all aspects of marketing, including digital marketing, brand management, marketing analytics, market research, customer-experience management, data strategy and direct marketing. …