Susan Waring Elected to The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Board of Trustees

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Waring joins the Penn Mutual Board of Trustees having years of experience as a former college administrator and Chief Administrative Officer.

The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, a more than 166-year-old company, is pleased to announce that Susan D. Waring has been elected to the company’s Board of Trustees.

"Susan has invaluable experience as a successful and respected leader in both financial services and higher education,” said Eileen McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer of Penn Mutual. “Her depth and breadth of industry experience, along with her reputation as a forward thinking executive, make her a great addition to the Penn Mutual board.”

Susan is retired Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and Vice President, Health, of the State Farm Life Insurance Company. She began her career as a State Farm agent in 1986, and was promoted several times before retiring in 2010. Prior to her time at State Farm, Susan worked for 15 years in College Administration, serving as Director of Career Services, and then Dean of Students at Wilson College.

“It is always exciting to welcome new members to the board, who bring with them a rich background and a fresh perspective,” said Robert Chappell, Chairman of Penn Mutual’s board. “I am confident that Susan’s years of expertise in the industry will greatly benefit Penn Mutual and our policyholders.”

Susan has also served on the boards of LL Global (the largest life insurance industry trade association), the Medical Information Bureau (MIB), the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI), The American College, Royal Neighbors of America and Illinois Wesleyan University.

Susan earned her bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College and a master’s degree from Shippensburg University. She and her husband Russ have raised two children and now reside in South Hero, Vermont.

About The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

Since its founding in 1847, Penn Mutual has been driven by our noble purpose to create a world of possibilities. At the heart of this purpose is the belief that purchasing life insurance is the most protective, responsible and rewarding action a person can take, and is central to a sound financial plan. The company is committed to helping families unlock life’s possibilities through life insurance and annuity solutions. This is accomplished through a national network of financial professionals, who help clients make great things possible. Penn Mutual supports its field representatives with brokerage services through Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc. Registered Investment Advisor and wholly owned subsidiary. Member FINRA/SIPC. Visit Penn Mutual on the Internet at

©2013 The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, 600 Dresher Road, Horsham, PA 19044


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