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10/10/2016 Colson named VP of Underwriting

Lilly Colson has been named the new Vice President of Underwriting for the Nodak Mutual Group effective Monday, November 14.

Ms. Colson will oversee all areas of underwriting and provide consistent direction in the selection, pricing, and control of all lines of business written by the Nodak Mutual Group. She will report directly to Pat Duncan, Vice President of Operations.

“Ms. Colson brings to the Nodak Mutual Group several years of experience of profitable growth for a large regional insurance company,” said Executive Vice President and CEO Jim Alexander. “Her experience in developing underwriters and implementing programs to measure and improve both the productivity of the Home Office underwriting staff and the producers throughout our organization are just one of the many positive features that Ms. Colson will bring to our growing organization. Please take a few minutes and welcome Ms. Colson to the Nodak Mutual Group.”

Ms. Colson’s insurance career, which began in 1996, has included positions as an agent, account executive, and in underwriting. For the past six years, she has held an underwriting management position with State Auto Insurance handling eight states and a territory of $260 million.

Ms. Colson graduated from the Western Kentucky University and holds CPCU, AIM, API, and AINS designations from the Insurance Institute of America. She is also a member of the CPCU Society and Toastmasters.

She and her husband William have five children and eight grandchildren. 

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