HARRISBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Penn National Insurance announced today the election of Ellen Rinaldi as a member of the board of directors of Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Company (dba Penn National Insurance).
Rinaldi retired in 2018 as chief security officer and chief information security officer at The Vanguard Group, Valley Forge, Pa.
Board chair Stephen Swanson said: “We are very pleased to welcome Ellen to our board. As a financial services company, Penn National Insurance demands the utmost integrity and security of its data. Ellen’s legal and business background and her extensive expertise in IT, especially in cybersecurity, will make her an asset to the board.”
Rinaldi said, “I am honored to join this fine company’s board and to offer my professional expertise to enhance the organization.”
Rinaldi gained broad experience in a variety of leadership positions in the insurance industry early in her career, working at Travelers, Connecticut Mutual and New England Life Insurance Companies, followed by 23 years at The Vanguard Group. She earned a B.A. from the University of Connecticut, a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and an L.L.M. in taxation from Boston University Law School.
Penn National Insurance (www.pennnationalinsurance.com), founded in 1919, in Harrisburg, Pa., sells property-casualty insurance in 11 states, through a network of more than 1,200 independent agency operations. The company wrote $749.6 million in net written premium in 2019 on $663.7 million in policyholders’ surplus, and total assets exceeded $1.8 billion. The company employs approximately 830 people in its 11-state sales and service territory.