September 19, 2019
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – COUNTRY Financial® has named Rob McDade as senior vice president of Property/Casualty, effective immediately.
McDade had served as vice president of Agency Operations since February 2016. Prior to that, he served as vice president of Customer Service, vice president of Financial and Brokerage Solutions and vice president of COUNTRY Trust Bank. Prior to that, he worked as assistant general counsel in the Office of the General Counsel.
"Rob is the right fit for this role because of his strategic mindset, impressive ability to work through complicated issues and broad expertise across COUNTRY Financial products, processes and technology," said Jim Jacobs, chief executive officer for COUNTRY Financial.
Before joining the organization in 1995, McDade was an attorney for Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles. He holds a juris doctorate, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., and a bachelor's degree in political science, cum laude, from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He has also earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Chartered Life Underwriter designations.
McDade is the chair of the Leadership Council for the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation. He serves on advisory boards for the Illinois State University College of Business and College of Arts & Sciences.
COUNTRY Financial® is the marketing name for the COUNTRY Financial family of affiliated companies (collectively, COUNTRY), which include COUNTRY Life Insurance Company®, COUNTRY Mutual Insurance Company®, and their respective subsidiaries, located in Bloomington, Illinois.
About COUNTRY Financial
The COUNTRY Financial® group (www.countryfinancial.com) serves about one million households and businesses throughout the United States. It offers a wide range of financial products and services from auto, home, business and life insurance to retirement planning services, investment management and annuities.