MERRILL, Wis. - Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. (a stock insurer)1 has announced two leadership-level promotions. These individuals will continue to lead the company and advance its mission to protect those who serve and inspire others.
Bruce Carter has been promoted to assistant vice president - Diversity & Inclusion. Carter has a proven track record with Church Mutual, as he led the company to make fundamental changes in the way it recruits new talent, engages with diverse prospects and customers, and partners with diverse vendors and suppliers. Carter earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in African American Studies and a Master of Arts degree in industrial relations, both from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. Carter joined Church Mutual in 2018.
John Tribble has been promoted to the newly created role of vice president – customer relationship and business development. Tribble joined Church Mutual in 2016 and helped establish a vision and foundation for diversity and inclusion that the company still follows today. Additionally, he leveraged his education and industry experience to grow Church Mutual’s business and forge relationships with many key customers, including several historically Black colleges, universities and churches. Tribble earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Liberty University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Baltimore. Within the insurance industry, he also holds his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Casualty Claim Law Associate designations.
About Church Mutual
Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I., founded in 1897, offers specialized insurance for religious organizations of all denominations, public and private K-12 schools, colleges and universities, senior living facilities, secular and non-secular camps and conference centers, and nonprofit and human services organizations throughout the United States. Church Mutual markets most lines of commercial property and liability insurance, including multi-peril, workers' compensation and commercial auto insurance. In addition to insurance, Church Mutual provides a spectrum of value-added solutions that benefit its customers. Church Mutual holds the following honors:
• A.M. Best Company "A" (excellent) rating
• BenchmarkPortal Top 10 National Customer Service Center
• Wisconsin 75 Top Private Company by Deloitte US, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
• Wisconsin 75 Distinguished Performer: Innovation by Deloitte US 2019
• Futuremakers Partner by Wisconsin Technical College System
• Celent Model Insurer for innovation and emerging technologies
• Award in Innovation for entrepreneurialism and innovation by National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
• 2018-2019 Employer of the Year by Northcentral Technical College
1Church Mutual is a stock insurer whose policyholders are members of the parent mutual holding company formed on 1/1/20. S.I. = a stock insurer.
Bruce E. Carter, Sr. Assistant Vice President - Diversity and Inclusion
Bruce is a long-time advocate of incorporating diversity and inclusion practices at the national and state levels.