Executive new hires and promotion announced at National Guardian Life Insurance Company

NGL is pleased to announce it hired two new executives, Marita LaChapell and Tim Schaefer and promoted Jessica Grann. Jessica Grann, former Assistant Vice President and Director of Corporate Communications,has been promoted and is leading a new function as Chief of Staff and Vice President of Brand and Corporate Communications. Grann joined NGL in 2004… 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

Enhanced Sales Team Focused on Preneed Unveiled at NGL

National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL), has promoted individuals and reorganized the structure of its Preneed sales team to further strengthen strategic partnerships and deepen relationships to enhance Preneed sales growth potential. The team has a wealth of knowledge in the Preneed industry and an understanding of serving the needs of marketing organizations, independent agents… Read More

Long term care updates from NGL

NGL has exciting plans for our long term care product in 2020, including enhancing our technology offerings, building and implementing robust sales and marketing plans and growing the business. New this year we have an experienced NGL team in place who are dedicated to long term care sales and marketing. They will be reaching out to… 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

New partnership announced with Tribute Insurance Assignments

We are pleased to announce a partnership with Tribute Insurance Assignments to help funeral homes maximize their potential through value-added services for families they serve. Tribute Insurance Assignments is a trusted life insurance assignment partner for companies like Frazer Consultants, FrontRunner Professional, SRS Computing and NGL. They have the capabilities to provide a quick, easy, electronic assignment… 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

Joanna Trygstad joins NGL as Vice President, Policy Administration

We are pleased to welcome Joanna K. Trygstad to the team as Vice President, Policy Administration. Joanna oversees the policy administration services, claims, underwriting, agent support and customer services. “Joanna is a results-driven collaborative leader who empowers the people on her teams to focus on customer service excellence. Her background in the insurance industry and… 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