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

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

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

Jennifer Kaset joins NGL as Regional Vice President

We are pleased to announce Jennifer Kaset has joined the marketing team as Regional Vice President. Kaset will focus on developing and nurturing preneed partnerships with NGL’s marketing organizations, independent agents and agencies. She serves as a member of the NGL Preneed sales team and oversees partners’ service needs as they strive to achieve their… 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

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