National Guardian Life Insurance Company donates $100,000 for The Center for Black Excellence and Culture

National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) is pleased to announce a $100,000 gift to support The Center for Black Excellence and Culture. NGL values diversity of thought, background and beliefs which are key to living our cultural values of integrity, dependability, collaboration, compassion and growth. Creating a welcoming, inclusive environment is integral to ensuring everyone… Read More

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

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

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

NGL corporate and employee gifts total over $150,000 for United Way of Dane County

We are pleased to announce that our 2021 sponsorships and corporate gift combined with employees’ personal pledges and donations totaled over $150,000 to support United Way of Dane County. “United Way of Dane County is a powerful community organizer that is known for bringing people together to work toward changing lives and making a measurable… Read More

NGL announces appointment of Gary Wolter as incoming Board of Directors Chairman

During National Guardian Life Insurance Company’s (NGL) meeting of the Board of Directors on August 12, 2021, it was announced that Gary Wolter is succeeding current Chairman of the Board David Walsh. Walsh has been Chairman since 2017 and has served on the Board of Directors since 1981. Walsh was named Vice Chairman and remains… Read More

NGL Sponsors the 2021 Conference of African American Financial Professionals

National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) was proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 15th Annual Conference of African American Financial Professionals (CAAFP). Hosted by The American College of Financial Services, the virtual conference was held August 10-11 and is the largest gathering of African American financial professionals that provides an opportunity for education,… Read More

NGL solidifies its commitment to Long Term Care insurance and gaining additional market share

With its recent upgrade to A (Excellent) from AM Best, National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) is looking toward the future and solidifying its commitment to the Long Term Care insurance (LTCi) industry with its EssentialLTC long term care product. NGL believes that its diverse product mix, and history of financial strength and stability make… Read More

AM Best Upgrades National Guardian Life Insurance Company Credit Ratings to A (Excellent)

National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) is pleased to announce AM Best has upgraded its Financial Strength Rating to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) rating effective March 24, 2021. The outlook of these ratings has been revised to stable from positive. This rating reflects the excellent ability of NGL to meet its ongoing insurance policy… Read More