Pekin Insurance Holds Annual Meeting
By Pekin Insurance · Feb 12, 2021 ·1 min read
Pekin Insurance held annual meetings of the following entities: The Farmers Automobile Insurance Association, Farmers Automobile Management Corporation, Pekin Insurance Company, and Pekin Select Insurance Company on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at their Home Office in Pekin, Illinois.
The following directors were elected for three-year terms: Craig W. Concklin, Hinsdale, Illinois; Daniel V. Connell, Tremont, Illinois; and John S. Heller, East Peoria, Illinois.
Subscribers elected Craig W. Concklin, Hinsdale, Illinois, and John S. Heller, East Peoria, Illinois, to The Farmers Automobile Insurance Association Advisory Committee.
Scott A. Martin retired as Chairman of the Board, and Daniel V. Connell was elected to replace him.
Martin began his career with Pekin Life Insurance Company as an underwriting trainee in 1976. He held several leadership positions within the Life Company and the Farmers Automobile Insurance Association until he became president of all Pekin Insurance Companies in 2010. Martin has served on the Pekin Insurance Board of Directors since 2004 and was elected Chairman of the Board in 2015.
Daniel Connell joined Pekin Insurance as controller in 1998 and has served on the Pekin Insurance Board of Directors since 2006. He became chief financial officer in October 2010 and then executive vice president for both the Property/Casualty Companies and Pekin Life Insurance Company in May 2019. He has 32 years of experience in the property, casualty, life and health insurance industries.
Pekin Insurance officers elected to the Property/Casualty Companies included: Daniel V. Connell, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Steven R. Anderson, Vice Chairman of the Board; Brian K. Lee, Senior Vice President; Dina S. Schultz, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Michael A. Zabinski, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; Gregory C. Bee, Vice President - Chief Risk Officer; Phillip L. Evans - Vice President - Administrative Services, Joel M. Jackson, Vice President - Sales & Marketing; Ronald R. Mitchell, Vice President - Chief Underwriting Officer; Subhasis Mukherjee, Vice President - Chief Information Officer; Tyler D. Petersen, Vice President - General Counsel and Secretary; Aaron Z. Potacki, Vice President - Corporate Actuary - Property/Casualty; Kimberly S. Remmert, Vice President - Human Resources; Amber J. Stenger, Controller; and Michele E. Ginther, Assistant Treasurer.
Pekin Insurance is a group name adopted to designate the combined operation of The Farmers Automobile Insurance Association, Pekin Insurance Company, Pekin Select Insurance Company, PAC, Inc., and Pekin Life Insurance Company.
Pekin Insurance has been in business since 1921, and is one of the leading insurers in the state of Illinois, providing multiple lines of insurance. Pekin Insurance offers insurance coverage in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, and Wisconsin through its growing agency force which now totals 1,003 independent agencies and 8,587 insurance producers in the six-state area. The company is headquartered in Pekin, Illinois, with service offices at Phoenix, Arizona; O’Fallon and Warrenville, Illinois; Indianapolis, Indiana; Des Moines, Iowa; Columbus, Ohio; and Appleton, Wisconsin.