Executive Management

Mark Wilhelm, Chief Executive Officer

Mark is responsible for the overall business operations and results of the company. He joined Safety National in 1977 and formerly served as Executive Vice President – Underwriting, President and Chief Underwriting Officer.

Duane Hercules, President

Duane oversees the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Underwriting Officer and Chief Financial Officer, thus overseeing all business units and operations. He joined Safety National in 1984 and previously served as COO, CFO, Executive VP-Mergers and Acquisitions and Treasurer.

Steve Luebbert, Chief Operating Officer

Steve oversees the following business units: Policy Services, Business Development, Claims, Legal, Human Resources, Communications, Risk Control, Product Development and Runoff Operations. Steve joined Safety National in 2007 and has held strategic roles in the insurance industry for over 30 years, previously serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at CCMSI.

John Csik, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

John oversees the following business units: Finance, Information Services, Actuarial, Credit Risk, Ceded Reinsurance and Loss Portfolio Transfers. He joined Safety National in 1986 and formerly held various positions within the Finance Department.

Gene Maier, Executive Vice President & Chief Underwriting Officer

Gene is responsible for leadership and supervision over the company’s underwriting efforts for all lines of business. He joined Safety National in 1984 and previously served as Senior Vice President of Workers’ Compensation Underwriting.

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