(MERRILL) — Robert (Bob) White joined Church Mutual Insurance Company as vice president, chief underwriting officer and chief operating officer for its CM Regent Insurance Company subsidiary, on June 26. CM Regent, a wholly owned subsidiary of Church Mutual, is located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. White will work out of the Pennsylvania office and report to Roy Jacobs, president of CM Regent.

Most recently, White served as vice president of nonprofit and education market segments for GuideOne Mutual Insurance Company in Des Moines, Iowa. Prior to that position, White worked as president and board member of First Nonprofit Insurance Company in Chicago. He also held senior leadership roles at several companies including Alliance Mutual Insurance Company, North Carolina Association of Mutual Insurance Companies and Cotton States Mutual Insurance Company.

“Bob’s depth of experience will be an incredible asset to CM Regent as we continue to expand our business in the school and nonprofit markets,” said Rich Poirier, president and CEO of Church Mutual. “Since acquiring CM Regent more than a year ago, we have forged an even stronger relationship with the schools across Pennsylvania. As we look to expand our business, Bob’s knowledge and leadership will help ensure our continued success.”

A graduate of the University of Georgia, White holds a bachelor’s degree in risk management/insurance. In addition, he holds a number of designations and certifications, including Certified Insurance Counselor, Associate in Risk Management, Accredited Advisor in Insurance and Associate in Reinsurance. He is also a licensed insurance agent.

About Church Mutual
Church Mutual Insurance Company, founded in 1897, offers specialized insurance for religious organizations of all denominations, as well as schools, camps, denominational offices and senior living facilities. Church Mutual markets most lines of commercial property and liability insurance, including multi-peril, workers’ compensation and commercial auto insurance. In addition to insurance, Church Mutual provides a spectrum of value-added solutions that benefit its customers. Church Mutual holds the following honors:

  • A.M. Best Company “A” (Excellent) rating
  • 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performing Property and Casualty Insurers
  • BenchmarkPortal Top 10 National Customer Service Center
  • Church Mutual Insurance Company Futuremakers Partner, by Wisconsin Technical College System
  • 2016 Wisconsin 75 Top Private Company by Deloitte US

About CM Regent

CM Regent Insurance Company is a leading commercial property and liability insurance company dedicated to serving public and private K-12 schools, colleges and universities. The company offers commercial property and liability insurance, workers’ compensation, school leaders’ legal liability, excess liability, privacy protection and owner-controlled insurance. For more than 40 years, CM Regent has been a trusted expert in providing protection and risk management advice to schools. CM Regent is a wholly owned subsidiary of Church Mutual Insurance Company.