Church Mutual® appoints new director to its board

Church Mutual® appoints new director to its board Church Mutual® appoints new director to its board

October 26, 20222 min read

MERRILL, Wis. – Mike Concannon has been appointed to the Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. (a stock insurer)1 Board of Directors. Concannon will be up for re-election in May 2023.


“I am so excited to be joining Church Mutual’s board of directors,” Concannon said. “My experience in the insurance industry and now working to advise other organizations makes me especially prepared to help lead Church Mutual into the future.”


Concannon is the founder and principal at Wellwood Advisors, LLC. In his role he provides advisory and board service to investors, leaders and entrepreneurs in assessing innovative opportunities, creating strategy and achieving sustainable, profitable growth. He works daily with mergers and acquisitions, early-stage business launches and mature business reinventions.


Prior to forming Wellwood Advisors, Concannon had a track record of driving dramatic business growth and strategic change within The Hartford Financial Services Group and is widely respected among insurance industry peers.


Concannon has previously served on the board of overseers for St John’s University School of Risk Management, the board of directors for LL Global Inc., as a member and chairman for American Council of Life Insurers – Group Insurance Executive Council and on the board of directors for The Connecticut Forum.


He completed the insurance executive development program with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Concannon received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St John’s University in New York and earned his Master of Business Administration from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.



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, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

• Wisconsin 75 Distinguished Performer: Innovation by Deloitte US 2019.

• 2021 Gallup Culture Transformation Award recipient.

• 2022 Social Equity and Community Empowerment Property and Casualty Company Award recipient from the American Property Casualty Insurance Association.

• 2020 Women and Diversity Award recipient from the American Property Casualty Insurance Association.

• Elite 50 Internship Award recipient from Rising Insurance Star Executives.

• 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.

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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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