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

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

2019 NFDA International Convention and Expo

The annual National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) International Convention & Expo is right around the corner. Held in Chicago, IL from October 27 to 30, this is the world’s largest funeral services event with thousands of funeral service professionals attending for networking and education. If you are attending the annual event, we’d love for you… Read More

New hires and promotions announced at National Guardian Life Insurance Company

We are pleased to announce executive new hires and promotions. Recently joining NGL include Dave Anderson, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer and Joe Guyotte, National Sales Manager – Individual Markets. Recent promotions include Andrea Rouleau, Assistant Vice President & Pricing Actuary and Greg Vertelka, Vice President, Information Technology. Dave Anderson brings more than… Read More

Lori Gubash and Ginger Wolf join NGL as National Sales Vice Presidents

We are pleased to announce that Lori Gubash and Ginger Wolf joined the Specialty Insurance Markets (SIMs) team as National Sales Vice Presidents. Gubash and Wolf will focus on maintaining and developing strategic partnerships with current and potential marketing organizations and agents. They will have key leadership roles on the SIMs team implementing marketing plans… Read More