Michigan Announces New Executive Director

In September, the Michigan Property and Casualty Guaranty Association announced that Jeffery Jenkins would become their new executive director. Their official announcement is below.

NCIGF reached out to Mr. Jenkins now that he has begun in the new role and he stated, “I am excited that I have started a new journey in my life here at MPCGA and look forward to being an integral part of the greater GF community. I really enjoy my new role! It has been a warm, comfortable and inviting feeling during the transition. It is extremely encouraging to see the teamwork that all of the organizations display and it is nice to see that we all are in this together with a family-like atmosphere.”

MPCGA Announcement: 

Michigan Property and Casualty Guaranty Association Announces Selection of New Executive Director

The Michigan Property and Casualty Guaranty Association (MPCGA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffery D. Jenkins as executive director. The search was conducted by the executive search and selection practice of The Jacobson Group. Margaret Resce Milkint, managing partner of Jacobson, led this successful engagement.

“Jeff has a wealth of industry knowledge and business acumen,” said Margaret Scheske, chairman of the MPCGA board. “The board is confident that under Jeff’s leadership the MPCGA will continue to fulfill its duty to protect policyholders and claimants against financial losses.”

In his new role, Jenkins will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of MPCGA’s operations and employees. He will serve as the face of MPCGA and will represent the interests of the organization, its member insurers and the welfare of impacted insureds in the state of Michigan.

“Jeff’s strong background in the property and casualty industry, passion for transparent leadership, and problem-solving approach will undoubtedly prove valuable assets to MPCGA,” said Milkint.

Jenkins most recently served as director of field property claims for The Hanover Insurance Group. He has more than 20 years of experience in the property and casualty sector. Jenkins earned a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio, and has also earned a production management and leadership principles certificate.

“What an exciting opportunity to implement advances in new technology at MPCGA,” said Jenkins. “I look forward to working with this talented team to enhance our organization’s long-standing vision, and I am confident our collaborative work environment will serve us well to tackle new challenges in the future.”

About Michigan Property and Casualty Guaranty Association:

MPCGA is an unincorporated association of all property and casualty insurance companies authorized to transact insurance in Michigan. Membership in MPCGA is a condition for doing business in the state of Michigan. MPCGA was created by the Michigan Legislature in 1969 to protect the public against financial losses to Michigan policyholders and claimants as a result of insurance company insolvencies. MPCGA is not a state agency. It pays certain claims of insolvent insurance companies that were licensed to do business in the State of Michigan. A seven-member Board of Governors, appointed by the Director of the Department of Insurance and Financial Services (“DIFS”), oversees MPCGA. Additional information is available at http://www.mpcga.com/.

Contact:

Michigan Property and Casualty Guaranty Association

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