AF Group Announces Andrea Burns as Chief Underwriting Officer
May 18, 2023
Lansing, Mich. – AF Group announced today that Mike Britt, president of Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, will retire effective Dec. 31. Al Gileczek, currently senior vice president of Business Development, will replace Britt as president of Accident Fund effective Jan. 1, 2017. Additionally, Gileczek has been appointed president of CompWest Insurance, effective immediately.
“It is difficult to put our appreciation for Mike’s outstanding contributions into words,” said Lisa Corless, president of AF Group. “Over the past 10 years, the remarkable performance of our Accident Fund brand is a direct result of Mike’s consistent, capable leadership and an outstanding team who have demonstrated a tireless commitment to excellence. Mike is truly appreciated by our employees, respected by his peers and revered among our valued agents and customers. We are grateful for his lasting impact on our organization and wish him all the best in his retirement.”
Gileczek began his Accident Fund tenure in 2007, holding various positions in Business Development and Regional Operations. He spent the early years of his career in commercial and personal lines underwriting, marketing and business development and served in executive roles at Citizens/Hanover Insurance. Gileczek earned a bachelor’s degree in General Studies from the University of Michigan and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designations.
Commenting on Gileczek’s appointment, Corless added, “We are fortunate to benefit from Al’s tremendous industry expertise, significant knowledge of our core business and his strong affinity with our valued agents and customers. His demonstrated leadership is well regarded by our employees and he is highly capable of guiding our Accident Fund and CompWest teams to even greater success. Al is a natural fit for this important role and we are excited to welcome him to this key role with our organization.”
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