John M. Anderson
Chief Operating Officer
Founders Insurance Company
Mr. Anderson serves as President & Chief Operating Officer of Founders Insurance Company, a member company of the Utica National Insurance Group, in Des Plaines, IL.
He joined Utica National in April 2012 as Director of Alternate Markets Development, working out of the Founders Insurance office, and was promoted to Vice President the following month. Later that year he was named Chief Operating Officer at Founders Insurance, followed by his promotion to President.
Mr. Anderson has some 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, having served in several capacities as a Commercial Lines Underwriter, Operations Manager, Senior Underwriting Manager, Regional Commercial Manager, Senior Marketing Manager and Director of Marketing (Specialty Lines) for a nationally known insurance carrier.
He is a graduate of Augustana College in Rock Island, IL, where he earned a bachelorís degree in Finance and Marketing, and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) professional designation. He is an officer of the Illinois Insurers Association, a specialty insurer trade association. John is a volunteer at the Lazarus House homeless shelter in St. Charles, IL.