New partnership announced with Tribute Insurance Assignments

We are pleased to announce a partnership with Tribute Insurance Assignments to help funeral homes maximize their potential through value-added services for families they serve. Tribute Insurance Assignments is a trusted life insurance assignment partner for companies like Frazer Consultants, FrontRunner Professional, SRS Computing and NGL. They have the capabilities to provide a quick, easy, electronic assignment… Read More

Patrick Juarez promoted to Senior Vice President

We are pleased to announce the NGL Board of Directors has appointed Patrick M. Juarez as Senior Vice President, Director of Specialty Insurance Markets.   Juarez began his career with NGL in 2015 as Vice President, Group Market Sales. During his tenure with NGL he has been responsible for managing marketing and sales strategies for… Read More

Joanna Trygstad joins NGL as Vice President, Policy Administration

We are pleased to welcome Joanna K. Trygstad to the team as Vice President, Policy Administration. Joanna oversees the policy administration services, claims, underwriting, agent support and customer services. “Joanna is a results-driven collaborative leader who empowers the people on her teams to focus on customer service excellence. Her background in the insurance industry and… Read More

Euphemisms and death

We have many euphemisms for death with “passed away” being one of the most common. Euphemisms are usually used when the topic is sensitive or when someone is trying to make an uncomfortable topic more pleasant. But, in using euphemisms are we really making the topic of death easier or are we making it more… Read More

NGL mourns death of John D. Larson, retired NGL President & CEO

It is with deep sadness that we share the passing of John D. Larson, former NGL President & CEO, on September 29, 2019. John was an integral part of NGL for nearly 50 years. Joining NGL in 1969, John was promoted to various senior leadership positions until becoming President in 1974. He was also Chairman… Read More

2019 NFDA International Convention and Expo

The annual National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) International Convention & Expo is right around the corner. Held in Chicago, IL from October 27 to 30, this is the world’s largest funeral services event with thousands of funeral service professionals attending for networking and education. If you are attending the annual event, we’d love for you… Read More

Volunteering opportunities come to the NGL office

We love volunteering and giving back. This week United Way of Dane County joined us at our offices for a couple of fun volunteer opportunities that will make a big impact for people in our community. 750 snack packs created Team members at our Downtown office assembled 750 snack packs for students in Dane County.… Read More

Thank you note from policyholder’s wife

We always appreciate customer feedback, and that’s especially true when the feedback is about the great service someone received from us. We recently received the below thank you note from the wife of a policyholder who passed away. She was grateful for how quickly and efficiently her husband’s claim was handled. Hearing about a positive… Read More