PEORIA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) -- RLI Corp. announced today that Lisa T. Gates has been promoted to Vice President, Marketing & Communications. In this role, she will have executive leadership responsibility for RLI’s marketing and communications strategy and operations.
Gates joined RLI in 2010 as Director, Communications and was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Communications in 2015. Prior to joining RLI, she held marketing and communications leadership roles at the Tribune Company and Starcom. Gates earned a bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.
“Lisa’s proven leadership and deep marketing, branding and communications expertise is a tremendous asset to our organization,” said RLI Corp. Chairman & CEO Jonathan E. Michael. “Her experience in this role will be instrumental in positioning our company for continued success and growth.”
RLI (NYSE: RLI) is a specialty insurer serving diverse, niche property, casualty and surety markets. The company provides deep underwriting expertise and superior service to commercial and personal lines customers nationwide. RLI’s products are offered through its insurance subsidiaries RLI Insurance Company, Mt. Hawley Insurance Company, RLI Indemnity Company and Contractors Bonding and Insurance Company. RLI has increased dividends for 44 consecutive years and delivered underwriting profits for 23 consecutive years. To learn more about RLI and its 50-year history of financial strength, visit www.rlicorp.com.