Management Team

Meet the leaders behind GuideOne Insurance.

Our Senior Management Team brings a wealth of insurance, financial, business and leadership experience to GuideOne. In addition, our leaders are actively involved in their communities, serving local nonprofit organizations, churches and boards.

  • Jim Wallace 
    President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Scott Reddig 
    Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer
  • Mark Joos 
    Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
  • Gilbert Korthals 
    Senior Vice President & Chief Analytics Officer
  • Doug Cretsinger 
    Senior Vice President, Business Transformation & CIO
  • Andy Noga
    Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • Brian Hughes
    Senior Vice President of Investments
  • Marq James
    Senior Vice President of Sales
  • Tim Anders
    Vice President of Commercial Lines Underwriting and Operations
  • Joe Highbarger
    Vice President and Chief Actuary 
  • Dave Sours
    Vice President of Claims Operations
  • Bob White 
    Vice President of Nonprofit and Education Market Segments
  • Chad Zenner
    Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications
  • Paul Czerniak
    Assistant Vice President of Eastern U.S. Sales
  • Ric Hettrick
    Assistant Vice President of Western U.S. Sales 
  • Bill Mech
    Assistant Vice President of Senior Living Center (SLC) Niche
  • Ann Michelson
    Assistant Vice President and Associate General Counsel
  • Elisabeth Sandersfeld
    Assistant Vice President, Controller
  • Sam Waters
    Assistant Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary 
  • Kermit Starnes
    President, Lutheran Trust/Church Asset Management