Arron K. Sutherland
Chief Executive Officer
Arron K. Sutherland, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and also serves on the Board of Directors. He has served as the CEO of Illinois Casualty Company since 2010 and formerly as its Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2010. Mr. Sutherland has more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance and finance industry and holds a CPA and CPCU designation. Prior to joining ICC, he was employed for more than 15 years in the accounting field including ten years of P&C experience with Frankenmuth Financial Group. Mr. Sutherland received his B.A. in Accounting from Michigan State University and his M.B.A. from Saginaw State University.
Michael R. Smith
Chief Financial Officer
Michael R. Smith, Chief Financial Officer, He also serves as Chief Financial Officer of Illinois Casualty Company, a position he has held since May 2016. Previously, he served as its Vice President of Finance. Mr. Smith has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial industry including 15 years in the insurance industry and holds a CPA and CPCU designations. Prior to joining the Company he worked for several insurance organizations including GF&C Holding Company, The Financial Group, Insurall, and Continental National Indemnity. Mr. Smith received his B.S.B.A. in Accounting from Xavier University and his M.B.A. in Finance from Xavier University.
Julia B. Suiter
Chief Legal Officer
Julia B. Suiter, Chief Legal Officer of the Company. She is also Chief Legal Officer of Illinois Casualty Company, a position she has held since May 2016. Previously, she served as its Chief Litigation Counsel and Litigation Manager. Prior to joining the Company, Mrs. Suiter practiced in the areas of construction law, products liability, contract law, employment law, and insurance defense for more than 15 years. Ms. Suiter holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University and a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law.