American Property Casualty Insurance Association
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  • October 29, 2018
  • PCI Elects New Officers to the Board of Governors
  • MIAMI - The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) elected new officers to its Board of Governors today during the association’s annual meeting. Pete McPartland, chairman of the board, president, and CEO of Sentry Insurance Group was elected as PCI’s chair; Jim Brannen, CEO of FBL Financial Group was elected first vice chair, and Greg Crabb, president and CEO of Amerisure Companies was elected second vice chair.

    “We are pleased to welcome Pete as PCI’s board chair,” said David A. Sampson, president and CEO of PCI. “Property casualty insurers are operating in an era of unparalleled disruption and promise. Rapidly changing technology, demographics, and geopolitics will continue to present challenges and opportunities. PCI’s value proposition is to be an integral part of member companies’ enterprise risk management for legislative, regulatory, and political risk. The Board Leadership and PCI staff are committed to not only delivering upon, but expanding on our value proposition.”

    Pete McPartland – PCI’s Chair

    Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO

    Sentry Insurance Group


    Pete McPartland is Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO of Sentry Insurance Group. He Joined Sentry in 2010 as president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining Sentry, McPartland served in a variety of executive positions with Fireman’s Fund, General Casualty, and Golden Eagle Insurance. He currently serves on the board of the Workers Compensation Research Institute. McPartland is a graduate of the University of Florida.


    Jim Brannen – PCI’s First Vice Chair


    FBL Financial Group


    Jim Brannen is CEO of FBL Financial Group. He Joined FBL in 1991 and has held various positions in finance and executive management. Prior to joining FBL, Brannen worked in public accounting. He currently serves on the board of directors and various committees of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Great Western Bank, and as a member of the Iowa Business Council and the Greater Des Moines Committee. Brannen is a graduate of the University of Iowa.


    Greg Crabb – PCI’s Second Vice Chair

    President and CEO

    Amerisure Companies


    Greg Crabb is president and CEO of Amerisure Companies. He joined Amerisure in April, 2008 as chief administrative officer with accountability for claims, human resources, information technology, internal audit, and legal. Prior to joining Amerisure, he held various positions at The Hartford. He currently serves on the board of Business Leaders for Michigan and Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan. Crabb is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario. He also received a Juris Doctorate from Emory University.

  • PCI promotes and protects the viability of a competitive private insurance market for the benefit of consumers and insurers. PCI is composed of nearly 1,000 member companies, representing the broadest cross section of insurers of any national trade association. PCI members write $220 billion in annual premium, 37 percent of the nation's property casualty insurance. Member companies write 44 percent of the U.S. automobile insurance market, 30 percent of the homeowners market, 35 percent of the commercial property and liability market and 37 percent of the private workers compensation market.
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