BRANCHVILLE, N.J., March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Selective Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGI), announces the following officer appointments.

Shadi Albert to Senior Vice President, Regional Manager, for Selective’s Southwest Region. Mr. Albert joined Selective in April 2013 as Assistant Vice President, Reinsurance, and most recently served as Vice President, Director of Field Operations. Prior to that, he served as Assistant Vice President, Rating Agency & ERM Advisory at Towers Watson. Mr. Albert holds a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, from St. Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Risk Management from Temple University in Pennsylvania. He holds designations as a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Reinsurance and an Associate in Risk Management.

Eva Gonzalez to Vice President, Commercial Lines Underwriting. Ms. Gonzalez joined Selective in 2013 as Assistant Vice President, Line of Business Manager. Prior to that, she served as Commercial Lines Underwriting Officer for CNA. Ms. Gonzalez earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Rutgers University in New Jersey.

Deana Lykins to Vice President, Corporate Counsel and Government Affairs Director. Ms. Lykins joined Selective in December 2016. Prior to that, she served as Regional Director and Legislative Counsel at CSAA Insurance Group, and was President of the Insurance Council of New Jersey. Ms. Lykins earned a J.D. from American University in Washington, D.C. and a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Kentucky. 

Dawn Klco to Vice President, Underwriting, for Selective’s Heartland Region. Ms. Klco joined Selective in 2013 as a Territory Manager for the state of Michigan. Prior to that, she served as a Territory Manager at Michigan Millers Mutual Insurance Company. Ms. Klco holds designations as an Associate in Underwriting (AU), a Certified Workers Compensation Professional (CWCP) and a Registered Workers Compensation Specialist (RWCS). She is also a licensed Property & Casualty Agent.

John Rhodes to Vice President, Underwriting, for Selective’s Southern Region. Mr. Rhodes joined Selective in January 2017. Prior to that, he served as Senior Underwriting Manager at Liberty Mutual. Mr. Rhodes earned his Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Dallas Baptist University and a bachelor’s degree in Business and Psychology from Baylor University, both in Texas. He is a member of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Society.

Elaine Rae to Assistant Vice President, Line of Business Manager. Ms. Rae joined Selective in December 2016. Prior to that, she served as Product Manager, Workers Compensation Product Line, at the PMA Companies. Ms. Rae earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

About Selective Insurance Group, Inc.
Selective Insurance Group, Inc. is a holding company for ten property and casualty insurance companies rated «A» (Excellent) by A.M. Best. Through independent agents, the insurance companies offer standard and specialty insurance for commercial and personal risks, and flood insurance underwritten by the National Flood Insurance Program. Selective maintains a website at www.Selective.com.

 

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