MGIS Adds Industry Veterans to its Executive and Management Teams

Salt Lake City-Based Physician Insurance Expert Supports Company Growth with Appointments of New Chief Financial Officer, Regional Vice President of Sales and Renewal Sales Specialist

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SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS), the nation’s leading provider of insurance products and services specifically for physicians, today announced the expansion of its executive and management teams filling three positions. MGIS appoints Blaine Moon as chief financial officer, Forrest Pritchett to serve as regional vice president of sales for the Central region and promotes Noelle Lundberg as renewal sales specialist.

As an experienced financial executive and leader, Blaine Moon brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of insurance accounting principles and best practices to his new position at MGIS as chief financial officer. In his new role, Moon will lead the finance team and give MGIS the resources it needs to continue a path of steady growth.

To further support MGIS’ company growth, 15-year insurance veteran Forrest Pritchett has been added to the team as regional vice president of sales. With a background in the life & health, property & casualty and financial advising industries, he is a proven team leader with a successful track record in sales. As regional vice president of sales for the Central region, Pritchett is responsible for proactively managing and driving sales within the territory. He will play a lead role in recruiting, training and servicing specialized brokers, coordinating those efforts with the company’s carrier partners.

Rapidly ascending the ranks through numerous positions at MGIS from her start in 2001, Noelle Lundberg assumes the newly-created role of renewal sales specialist. During her tenure with MGIS, Lundberg has demonstrated much success with regard to increasing proposal requests and contacts. In her new role, Lundberg will serve as the primary contact to brokers on all professional group-benefits renewals and work closely with marketing to identify, develop, and carry out effective customer retention activities.

“We are a tight-knit company with deep industry expertise in each business discipline vital to providing world class solutions to physicians,” said Jeff Brunken, president of MGIS. “These new hires add to that pool of experts that will allow us to continue to lead the market in physician-specific insurance products and services.”

MGIS has been named ‘Best Places to Work in Insurance’ for four consecutive years by Business Insurance Magazine. For more information on employment opportunities at MGIS, please visit: http://www.mgis.com/company-careers.aspx.

About MGIS

The MGIS Companies, Inc. is the nation's leading provider of insurance products and services specifically for physicians. For more than 43 years the company has provided specialized group disability insurance, medical-professional liability insurance, and practice improvement ancillary products and services to more than 10,000 physician groups, 900,000 group members, and 300,000 physicians nationwide. The MGIS group disability policies are backed by Sun Life Financial®, one of the largest and highest-rated insurance companies in North America. The MGIS medical-professional liability insurance policies are backed by Freedom Specialty Insurance Company, a Nationwide® Company, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best. With a rich tradition of service excellence, MGIS works exclusively through local brokers and benefit advisors to provide the ultimate in personalized, physician-focused insurance services. For more information visit our website www.mgis.com.

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