COLUMBUS, Ohio – August 27, 2007 – Alison Coolbrith has been elected to the board of directors of State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company. Coolbrith, of Bloomfield, Conn., is the principal of A&B Enterprises, a firm offering management consulting services to insurance firms, software start-ups, and institutions of higher education.
During a 30-year career with Aetna Life & Casualty, Coolbrith held senior management positions including senior vice president of small/select accounts, CEO and managing director of Aetna Reinsurance in London, and CEO of the Aetna Life & Casualty Foundation.
Coolbrith, 62, earned degrees from the University of Wisconsin (Madison) and the Hartford (Conn.) College for Women, and is a graduate of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Executive Program. She is a former chair of the board of trustees of Hartford College for Women and is currently a Regent of the University of Hartford, a board member of the Heffernan Group of Walnut Creek, Calif., and an advisor for the Council on Foundations in Washington, D.C.
The State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company is a super regional property and casualty insurance company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. The company markets its personal and business insurance products exclusively through approximately 3,200 independent insurance agencies in 29 states, and is proud to be a Trusted Choice© company partner. State Auto Mutual is one of only 14 companies to be rated A+ (Superior) by the A.M. Best Company every year since 1954. Additional information can be found online at StateAuto.com.