Peter Gunder appointed to Board of Directors for NGL

NGL is pleased to announce that Peter Gunder is appointed to its Board of Directors. “We are pleased to welcome Peter to the NGL Board of Directors. His expertise in insurance, financial investments, customer-centered risk management and social impact will provide valuable strategy and operations perspective for NGL as we look toward the future,” shared… Read More

NGL sponsors the 2020 Conference of African American Financial Professionals

We are pleased to be a Gold Sponsor of the 2020 Conference of African American Financial Professionals. Hosted by The American College of Financial Services, the virtual conference held on August 4, 2020 is the largest gathering of African American financial professionals that provides an opportunity for education, networking and engagement. The conference features speakers… Read More

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… Read More

NGL is listening and learning

The events and discussions taking place have reminded all of us that we need to reexamine how we see the world and learn how we can all do better to be better. NGL supports diversity, equity and inclusion not only on a local and employee level, but also through what we do in our community… Read More

NGL and its employees donate more than $96,000 to local nonprofits

The spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) was as surprising to National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) as it was to most people and businesses throughout Madison and the entire nation. The majority of NGL’s 350 plus employees worked in the office. But within the course of a weekend and two business days, nearly everyone was transitioned… Read More

Accounting, Finance and Investment Executive New Hires and Promotion at National Guardian Life Insurance Company

National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) is pleased to announce the addition of several new finance and accounting executives to the team. Timothy Matson joined NGL as Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer. Matson has 33 years of experience in the investment management industry, with an extensive background in fixed income, equity, alternative assets, and… Read More

AM Best Affirms A- (Excellent) Rating of NGL and Revises Outlook to Positive

National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) is pleased to announce AM Best has revised the outlooks to positive from stable and affirmed its A- (Excellent) rating effective February 28, 2020. This rating reflects the excellent ability of NGL to meet its ongoing insurance policy and contract obligations and further attests to its financial strength. “Our… Read More

National Guardian Life Insurance Company and Insurance Capital Group launch strategic partnership

Creation of BrightBenefits and investment in Commercial Travelers to be initial transactions NGL launched a new strategic partnership with New York-based Insurance Capital Group (ICG), the leading strategic investor in the mutual insurance industry. NGL and ICG, through its Federal Life Group, Inc. (Federal Life) affiliate, have jointly developed and launched a national dental and… 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

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