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 Claims, Information Services and Policy Services Administration Departments. Steve joined Safety National in 2007 and has held strategic roles in the insurance industry for over 30 years.

John Csik, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

John oversees the Actuarial, Ceded Reinsurance, Corporate Compliance, Credit Risk, Finance, Human Resources, Legal and Loss Portfolio Transfer Departments. He joined Safety National in 1986 and formerly held various positions within the Finance Department.

Gus Aivaliotis, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer

Gus provides executive management oversight to the Insurance Underwriting and Product Development Departments in addition to the company’s Excess and Surplus Division. Gus joined Safety National in 2008 and previously served as Senior Vice President Large Casualty.

Tom Grove, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer

Tom provides executive management oversight to the Business Development, Communications and Risk Services Departments. Tom joined Safety National in 2006, formerly serving as Senior Vice President Business Development.