Ms. Pfeifer has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Underwriting
The Central Insurance Companies has announced the promotion of Jocelyn Pfeifer, CPCU, CIC, to Senior Vice President of Underwriting.
The position is a newly created role at Central. According to the announcement, Ms. Pfeifer will lead the entirety of the insurer’s underwriting organization in her new role: Commercial Lines Underwriting, Personal Lines Underwriting, Loss Control, and Underwriting Operations. She also will be focused on executing Central’s strategy to provide our agency partners a more robust suite of specialized products to market in Small Commercial, Middle Market Commercial, Programs, Affluent Personal, and Middle Market Personal Lines.
Ms. Pfeifer first joined Central in 2003 as a Personal Lines Underwriter in Central’s Southwest Regional Office. She has held several underwriter and supervisor roles in both Personal and Commercial Lines during her career with Central, including the role of Commercial Lines Manager in the Southwest Office. For the past two years, she has led the Northeast Regional Office as Regional Vice President from its office in Boston.
Matthew Zollner has been Vice President of Central’s Northeast Regional Office
Central Insurance Companies has promoted Matthew Zollner to Vice President of the insurer’s Northeast Regional Office. Mr. Zollner. He will replace Jocelyn Pfeifer, who was promoted to Senior Vice President of Underwriting. As a result of the promotion, Mr. Zollner will be moving to the Boston area with his wife and two children this fall.
Mr. Zollner began his career at Central in 2013 as the Marketing Manager for Arizona. During his tenure there, he developed Arizona into one of Central’s largest and most profitable states. In 2019, Matt was promoted to the Southwest Regional Marketing Manager position and focused on managing the region’s marketing operation including the build-out of our operations in Nevada, Utah, and Idaho.
The company says that it is looking forward to the Northeast continuing to reach new heights under Matt’s leadership.
More about Central Insurance Companies
Since its beginning in Ohio in 1876, the Central Insurance Companies has evolved into a successful property and casualty group operating on a strong foundation of core values including Integrity, Relationships, and Excellence. Its commitment to those tenents is reflected in the company’s combined assets totaling over $1 billion and A.M. Best rating of “A” Excellent. Central’s companion stock company, All America Insurance Company, was established in April 1961 as an answer to the competitive pressures created by companies deviating from manual rates. Today, All America is a wholly-owned stock affiliate.