Bullion named Vice President of Human Resources/Training and Development
Ian Bullion was named Vice President of Human Resources/Training and Development at Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. Bullion joined the company in 2012 and most recently served as the assistant vice president of Human Resources. He previously worked as the senior human resources manager for PepsiCo – Quaker Oats in their Manhattan, Kan., and Cedar Rapids locations.
Bullion earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Wingert named Executive Vice President of Support Operations
Dave Wingert was appointed Executive Vice President of Support Operations at Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. Support Operations include Business Information Services, Finance, and Human Resources/Training and Development.
Wingert joined Grinnell Mutual in 2011 as the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Finance division, and Treasurer. He previously served as the senior vice president and controller at Aviva USA in Des Moines.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Iowa State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) designations.
Menary named Executive Vice President of Line Operations
Jeff Menary was appointed Executive Vice President of Line Operations at Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. Line Operations includes Direct Underwriting/Production, Direct Claims, Reinsurance, and Crop Hail.
Menary has served in leadership roles at the company for more than 20 years. He joined Grinnell Mutual in 1980 as a marketing representative and has worked as a marketing and reinsurance manager of the Iowa/Wisconsin Region, director of underwriting and production, assistant vice president of commercial lines, vice president of Direct Underwriting/Production, and vice president of Reinsurance.
Menary graduated with a Master of Business Leadership degree from William Penn University. He has also earned several insurance designations, including the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Certified Risk Manager (CRM), and Associate in Reinsurance (ARe), among others.
About Grinnell Mutual
Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, in business since 1909, provides reinsurance for farm mutual insurance companies and property and casualty insurance products through more than 1,600 independent agents in 12 Midwestern states. Grinnell Mutual is the 123rd largest property-casualty insurance company in the United States and the largest primary reinsurer of farm mutual companies in North America.