CAMICO Appoints VPs of Claims, Marketing and Sales

CAMICO has recently appointed two vice presidents: Kenneth Wigboldy, CPCU, vice president of claims, and Brian Guthrie, vice president of marketing and sales.

Wigboldy joined CAMICO in October 2014 and is responsible for CAMICO claims operations. He has more than 30 years of insurance industry experience in various claims positions, most recently with The Hartford Financial Insurance Group, Inc., as regional vice president, general liability field claims, responsible for claims management in 29 states. He began his insurance career in products liability and general liability claims with Sentry Insurance, where he was promoted to senior commercial claims manager and then to regional auto claims director. After joining The Hartford as a claims manager, Wigboldy was promoted to director of property and auto field claims before becoming regional vice president. An alumnus of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., with a Bachelor of Science in economics and mathematics, he is a member of the Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters.

Guthrie joined CAMICO in June 2015 and is responsible for CAMICO marketing, communications and sales. He has more than 30 years of experience as an insurance executive with the Allstate Corp., most recently as director of marketing for Encompass Insurance Co., responsible for the independent insurance agency channel and strategic growth. Prior to his role with Encompass he was a senior regional marketing manager, directing marketing strategies for Allstate’s automotive, homeowners and specialty insurance product lines in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. Guthrie started his career as a supervisor and was promoted to field operations manager, again promoted to senior field operations manager, and then to product line manager, responsible for managing and marketing specialty lines products. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Ripon College and recently received a certificate in data-driven marketing from eCornell.

“Ken’s and Brian’s talents and experience contribute significantly to the CAMICO program, and their participation on our team further enhances the broad, effective support we provide our policyholders,” said Ric Rosario, CPA, CFE, CGMA, CAMICO CEO.

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