National Guardian Life Insurance Company sells Settlers Life Insurance Company

National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL), a Madison-based mutual life insurance company, announced the sale of Settlers Life Insurance Company, a Wisconsin domiciled insurer, to Everly Holdings, LLC, the owner of Everly, LLC, a direct-to-consumer insurance agency. Approximately 225,000 policies that are geographically disbursed throughout the United States consisting of final expense and single premium… Read More

Marita LaChapell promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Marita LaChapell has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer at National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL). LaChapell joined NGL in January 2020 as Vice President of Internal Consulting. In her role as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer she leads the Internal Audit, Procurement and Tax teams. Additionally, LaChapell leads process improvement… Read More

NGL activates the community to Step Up for Dane County

1.25 million steps logged to unlock donations for United Way of Dane County The Madison In Business Expo & Conference brings business professionals from all walks of life together for a day of networking, strategy sessions and educational opportunities. This year, National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) aimed to take the ‘walks of life’ aspect… Read More

AM Best affirms National Guardian Life Insurance Company A (Excellent) Rating

We are pleased to announce AM Best has affirmed its A (Excellent) rating effective May 6, 2022. This rating reflects the excellent ability of NGL to meet its ongoing insurance policy and contract obligations and further attests to its financial strength. “2021 was a pivotal year in NGL’s history. Throughout the year, NGL sold past… Read More

Executive promotions announced at National Guardian Life Insurance Company

We are pleased to announce a number of executive promotions recently approved by the NGL Board of Directors. Jeremy Ragsdale, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer NGL’s Sales, Marketing and Product teams are aligned under Jeremy Ragsdale, who was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer. He leads Marketing, Strategic Partner Development, Sales and… Read More

James C. Boll joins NGL as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel

We are pleased to welcome James C. Boll to the team as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Deputy Corporate Secretary, Boll has 30 years of legal experience, including litigation and corporate, as well as insurance operations and regulation. Boll joins NGL’s leadership team and will be managing corporate legal operations. “We are excited for… Read More

Partnership creates custom artwork installation focused on diversity

NGL partners with Hip Hop Architecture Camp for one-of-a-kind display With the majority of our employees working remote for nearly two years, we used the opportunity to refresh our 58-year-old headquarters, located blocks from the capitol. In 2020 NGL approached Michael Ford, an award-winning, licensed architect and owner of BrandNu Design, a multidisciplinary design firm… Read More

25,000 meals donated by NGL to fight hunger

Donations for Share Your Holidays campaign benefit Second Harvest Foodbank We proudly supported the annual NBC15 Share Your Holidays to eliminate hunger campaign to benefit Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin. The food/fund drive campaign helped raise 5.389 million meals surpassing its goal of 5 million meals.   NGL’s $10,000 Bronze sponsorship provided 25,000 meals… Read More