Elizabeth Kirchstein retiring from NGL

Congratulations to Elizabeth Kirchstein who is retiring from National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) at the end of August. Elizabeth has managed the corporate philanthropy program and worked closely with the executive leadership team for nearly nine years, including supporting three of NGL’s President & CEOs.

“Elizabeth is a pillar in our community with her passion for philanthropy and community outreach. With her strategic direction NGL’s community involvement program has grown to serve a myriad of critical nonprofit organizations in the Madison community. She has developed a volunteer program that engages our employees in supporting a variety of worthy causes. She has also provided outstanding assistance to our leadership team and our board. We are grateful for her service to NGL and for her many accomplishments. We wish Elizabeth all the best in her retirement,” said Knut Olson, NGL President & CEO.

Congratulations to Elizabeth on her retirement from NGL!

“Elizabeth’s positive attitude, commitment and enthusiasm for NGL’s mission has always inspired me. I am grateful for her help and wish her the best in her retirement,” said Kimberly Shaul, NGL Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary.

Elizabeth at one of our Habitat for Humanity builds

Elizabeth shared, “I am grateful to have had the opportunity to be part of NGL. I’ve worked with outstanding colleagues and had the honor of representing NGL in its philanthropic efforts. Working at NGL the past several years is a highlight of my career. I’ve made many wonderful friends both at the company and through the nonprofits we support. I look forward to this next phase and I’m excited to stay involved and continue my passion to make our community a place where everyone can be happy and thrive.”

Elizabeth’s philanthropic endeavors extend beyond a professional level, she is also a board member for several local nonprofits, including Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Friends of PBS and American Red Cross – Southwest Region Wisconsin.

We are grateful for everything she has done during her tenure at NGL and wish her the best of luck during her next chapter.

14 thoughts on “Elizabeth Kirchstein retiring from NGL

  1. We’ll miss you Elisabeth. Wishing you the best in retirement. Enjoy your time with family.

  2. Hey Elizabeth — when things return to “normal,” c’mon over to Madison Reading Project and read some stories to kids, help us give away books, and all kinds of other fun stuff!! Best, TomK and Rowan

  3. Congratulations Elizabeth! What an asset you have been to NGL, the Madison community and beyond.

  4. Will sure miss you at NGL Elizabeth. I am thinking you will be doing many great things and having lots of fun in retirement. You are a wonderful person!

  5. Congratulations Elizabeth! You have been an amazing champion for Madison Children’s Museum at NGL and we’re so grateful. We will miss working with you, but look forward to keeping in touch.

  6. Congrats Elizabeth!! You have been such a great person to get to know over the years and wish you the best of luck on your retirement. I will miss you. Renee Ellickson

  7. Thank you for the best wishes you have sent my way! I am moved by your thoughtful words and am grateful to have worked with you. I will miss you too! Working at NGL has been a highlight of my career as it gave me great joy to come to work each day.

  8. Congratulations on your announcement and best wishes on your new journey. I bet you have many projects that you continue to pursue. I have enjoyed working with you at NGL.

  9. Congratulations on your retirement. It has been a pleasure working with you at NGL. You sure will be missed. Thanks for all you have done for NGL.

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