Columbus, Ohio -- September 12, 2005 -- State Auto Financial Corporation announces that it will hold its bi-annual Investor Forum on Thursday, November 17, 2005 at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York's Times Square. State Auto Financial's Chairman and CEO Bob Moone will be ringing the opening bell for the NASDAQ Stock Market that morning. The investor forum is expected to begin at 10:30 am eastern time and run until approximately
STFC's senior management will be presenting a program detailing State Auto Financial's outstanding performance along with operating strategies intended to ensure the company's continued success. Members of the management team expected to present at the forum include Bob Moone, Chairman & CEO, Steven Johnston, Sr. VP & CFO and Mark Blackburn, Sr. VP of Insurance Operations. A demonstration of State Auto's award winning automated policy quoting and issuance system will also be presented at the forum.
Please contact Terry Bowshier at (800) 444-9950 ext #5078 or e-mail: Terry.Bowshier@stateauto.com on or before Friday, October 14th, if you would like to register to attend the 2005 STFC Investor Forum.