Albert L. Toon Jr. appointed to NGL Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Albert L. Toon Jr. has been appointed to our Board of Directors. Toon is rejoining the Board of Directors after previously serving from 2003 to 2017.

Albert L. Toon Jr. joins the NGL Board of Directors

“We are excited for Al to rejoin the NGL Board of Directors. Al is an experienced business owner and professional who will provide valuable leadership and strategic direction as NGL continues to grow, expand and enhance our product offerings,” said Knut A. Olson, NGL President & CEO.

“I am pleased to be on the Board of Directors for NGL. I look forward to representing the best interests of policyholders and collaborating with all of the Board members and leaders as we guide NGL on maximizing its opportunities for success,” said Toon.

Members of the NGL Board of Directors include Elizabeth M. Burns (President & CEO, Morgan Murphy Media), Amie T. Goldman (Chief Strategy Officer, Quartz Health Solutions), F. Curtis Hastings (Retired Chairman, J.H. Findorff & Son), Erik S. Johnson (Chairman and CEO, Hy Cite Enterprises), David W. Kruger (Chairman and CEO, Fiore Companies), John D. Larson (Chairman Emeritus, Retired CEO, NGL), Knut A. Olson (President & CEO, NGL), Daniel P. Olszewski (Director, Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship at University of Wisconsin-Madison), David G. Walsh (Chairman, Attorney and Retired Partner, Foley & Lardner), Judith B. Ward (Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search), and Gary J. Wolter (Chairman, Retired President & CEO, MGE Energy and Madison Gas and Electric Company).   

Toon is currently owner of Olson Toon Landscaping, Inc., a comprehensive design-build residential and commercial outdoor services company located in Verona, Wis. In addition, he owns AT8 and Lealep Companies, is a founder and serves as a director for Capitol Bank of Madison, Wis., and is a managing board member and owner of several Wisconsin Burger King franchises. He also owns, develops and manages real estate in Wisconsin and Arizona.

After setting several school football records while attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Toon played professional football for eight seasons with the New York Jets. He is a three-time Pro Bowler and is known as one of the best wide receivers in the Jets’ history.

Toon is an active member of the Madison community. He has served as president of the University of Wisconsin’s National W Club, and volunteers with various nonprofit organizations, including Arthritis Foundation, Boys & Girls Club of Dane County and Middleton Outreach Ministries.

About NGL

Since 1910, National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL), a mutual insurance company, has been located in Madison, Wis. Licensed to do business in 49 states and the District of Columbia, NGL markets preneed and individual life and annuities, as well as group markets products including specialty and student insurance. Information about NGL can be found at; Facebook: and LinkedIn:

National Guardian Life Insurance Company is not affiliated with The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America a/k/a The Guardian or Guardian Life.



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