Kathleen H. Davis to Chair Union Mutual Board of Directors

MONTPELIER – Kathleen H. Davis was elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Union Mutual Fire Insurance Company and the New England Guaranty Insurance Company at the Companies’ annual meetings held on February 24, 2021.

Davis, an attorney, joined the Board as a Director in 2004 and has served as Chair of the Companies’ Audit Committee; member of the Companies’ Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and Compensation, Pension and Nominating Committee; and was elected Vice Chair of the Board in 2019. Davis is the first woman to lead the Board of Directors in the Companies’ nearly 150-year history.

“Kathy has a wealth of legal, business, and industry experience that she brings to bear as a Board member,” Union Mutual President & CEO Lisa L. Keysar said. “As Board Chair she will also be able to exercise her excellent leadership skills.”

Davis is a Director at Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, a law firm with offices in Vermont and New Hampshire. She practices in the areas of captive insurance, regulatory compliance, and business law. She lives in Shelburne with her family.

Union Mutual of Vermont Companies, founded in 1874, is a property casualty insurance group consisting of Union Mutual Fire Insurance and New England Guaranty Insurance Company Inc., both based in Montpelier, Vermont; and Community Mutual Insurance Company, based in Latham, New York. The three companies write a total of $186 million in direct premium annually through independent agents throughout New England and New York and are all rated A-(Excellent) by A.M. Best.