Church Mutual® announces leadership promotion

Nov 10, 2021

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MERRILL, Wis. – Stephanie Lynn has been named vice president, Enterprise Risk Management, at Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. (a stock insurer)1.


Lynn’s role will include oversight and strategic direction for the organization’s Enterprise Risk and Business Continuity programs, including the negotiation and management of corporate reinsurance and insurance contracts.


“Stephanie has played a critical role on both our Enterprise Risk Management and Business Continuity teams,” said Rich Poirier, president and CEO. “Her expertise and leadership have been invaluable during the pandemic, helping to mitigate risk for our company as well as for our customers.”


Lynn has been with Church Mutual for almost eight years, having joined the company as an actuarial consultant. Most recently, she served as Enterprise Risk Management senior director/actuary.


Lynn holds a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science and mathematics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In addition, she has earned two professional designations, Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) in 2016 and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) in 2017. She has also served on the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Membership Advisory Panel since 2016 and Exam Committee since 2021. She is currently the president of Church Mutual’s Women’s Leadership Initiative and sits on the School Board for Trinity Lutheran School in Wausau, Wisconsin. Lynn is a Merrill native who now resides in Wausau with her family.




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
• Wisconsin 75 Top Private Company by Deloitte US, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
• Wisconsin 75 Distinguished Performer: Innovation by Deloitte US 2019
• 2021 Gallup Culture Transformation Award recipient
• 2020 Women and Diversity Award recipient from the American Property Casualty Insurance Association
• 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

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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.


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