Peter Gunder appointed to Board of Directors for National Guardian Life Insurance Company
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Peter Gunder appointed to Board of Directors for National Guardian Life Insurance Company

National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL), a Madison-based life insurance company is pleased to announce that Peter Gunder is appointed to its Board of Directors.

“We are pleased to welcome Peter to the NGL Board of Directors. His expertise in insurance, financial investments, customer-centered risk management and social impact will provide valuable strategy and operations perspective for NGL as we look toward the future,” shared Knut A. Olson, NGL President & CEO.

 “I very much look forward to serving all the stakeholders of National Guardian Life Insurance Company and its affiliates. From 2008 to July 2020, I served in multiple roles on the senior executive team at American Family Insurance Group, including Executive Vice President, Chief Business Development Officer and Chief Investment Officer. I helped American Family’s CEO launch the American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact, an early stage social impact venture fund, benefitting the citizens of Madison and communities across the United States,” said Gunder.    

Members of the NGL Board of Directors include Amie T. Goldman (Chief Strategy Officer, Quartz Health Solutions), F. Curtis Hastings (Retired Chairman, J.H. Findorff & Son), Erik S. Johnson (Chairman and CEO, Hy Cite Enterprises), David W. Kruger (Chairman and CEO, Fiore Companies), Knut A. Olson (President & CEO, NGL), Daniel P. Olszewski (Director, Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship at University of Wisconsin-Madison), David G. Walsh (Chairman, Attorney and Retired Partner, Foley & Lardner), Judith B. Ward (Senior Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search), and Gary J. Wolter (Chairman, Retired President & CEO, MGE Energy and Madison Gas and Electric Company).  

Gunder is an Executive in Residence at the Columbia University School of Professional Studies. He is on the Board of Directors for Clearcover Insurance Company, located in Chicago. Additionally, he serves as a volunteer for Creative Destruction Lab and mentor at gener8tor.


About NGL

Established in 1909 National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) is an insurance company headquartered in Madison, Wis. Licensed to do business in 49 states and the District of Columbia, NGL markets preneed and individual life and annuities, as well as group markets products. Information about NGL can be found at www.nglic.com; Facebook: Facebook.com/NGLIC and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/national-guardian-life-insurance-company.

National Guardian Life Insurance Company is not affiliated with The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America a/k/a The Guardian or Guardian Life.




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