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UFG announces leaders for new business units and business enablement team

Released on: Jul 28, 2023, 13:00 PM
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – July 27, 2023

UFG Insurance is committed to driving profitable growth across its lines of business, continually deepening its underwriting expertise and delivering new tools for improved ease of doing business. 

To support these ongoing initiatives, UFG is pleased to announce the formation of two new business units within its underwriting organization that will be led by longtime employees, Alison Kaster and Tony Saylor:  

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 Alison Kaster

The small business unit will be led by Kaster with full strategic accountability for all businessowners policies (BOP) and supporting lines at UFG. 

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 Tony Saylor

Saylor will lead UFG's middle market business unit with full strategic accountability for package business and supporting lines.

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 Lindsay Lovvorn

All business units at UFG will be supported by our newly established business enablement organization headed by Lindsay Lovvorn, who joined the company earlier this year. This team comprises several key functions — from externally-facing services like premium audit, direct billing, support and service center to internally-facing functions like new product development or business technology investments that meet the evolving needs of our agents and policyholders.

“With distinct business units created for small business and middle market, we are confident that we can achieve a greater level of efficiency, responsiveness and specialized expertise within our underwriting organization at UFG,” said VP and Chief Underwriting Officer Jeremy Bahl. “Providing service that exceeds expectations is a core value of ours and we are excited to move forward with this strong new structure in place to better serve our valued partners.”


About UFG
Founded in 1946 as United Fire & Casualty Company, United Fire Group, Inc. (UFG, Nasdaq: UFCS), through its insurance company subsidiaries, is engaged in the business of writing property and casualty insurance. Through our subsidiaries, we are licensed as a property and casualty insurer in 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, and we are represented by approximately 1,000 independent agencies. A.M. Best Company assigns a rating of “A” (Excellent) for members of the United Fire & Casualty Group. For more information about UFG visit www.ufginsurance.com.