The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Selects Marita Zuraitis as 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

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Marita Zuraitis received The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation’s 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremony at the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America’s (PCI’s) Annual Meeting, held October 26 to 29 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Marita Zuraitis received The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation’s 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremony at the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America’s (PCI’s) Annual Meeting, held October 26 to 29 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Candidates for the 2014 Griffith Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award were selected by The Griffith Foundation Leadership Council, which includes insurance leaders, executives and academics. This year’s winner was recognized for exemplary commitments to education and for her support of the missions of The Griffith Foundation and PCI.

Zuraitis is director, president and chief executive officer of Horace Mann Educators Corporation. Over her three decades in the industry, she has held a variety of roles. In the beginning of her career, Zuraitis held underwriting and field management positions of increasing responsibilities with United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company and Aetna Life and Casualty. She then advanced to a number of executive-level positions. Before joining Horace Mann Educators Corporation as president and chief executive officer-elect in May 2013, Zuraitis was an executive vice president at The Hanover Insurance Group. She has also served in executive positions at Citizens Insurance Company and The St. Paul/Travelers Companies.

“Marita’s experience over the years has truly qualified her as a leader in the industry,” said David Sampson, PCI president and chief executive officer. “We are grateful for her contributions to The Griffith Foundation and PCI, reflecting her immense dedication to education and our industry. We are pleased to honor her with this prestigious award.”

For more information about the 2014 Griffith Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award winners, visit http://www.griffithfoundation.org/LAA.

About The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation
The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organizations that promotes the study and teaching of risk management and all lines of insurance through educational programs targeting students and public policymakers. The Griffith Foundation is affiliated with The Institutes, the leader in delivering proven knowledge solutions that drive powerful business results for the risk management and property-casualty insurance industry. For more information, visit http://www.griffithfoundation.org.

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