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The Main Street America Group Promotes Darryl Osman to Vice President of Personal Lines

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 11:46 am EST



JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 – The Main Street America Group, a super-regional property/casualty insurance company, has announced the promotion of Darryl Osman, to vice president of personal lines. Osman remains based at the company’s home office in Jacksonville, Fla., and reports to Dan Gaynor, the company’s chief underwriting officer.

“Darryl has played a key role in the strategic development of our personal lines business, most notably the implementation of Main Street Protection Auto, our highly successful new personal auto program,” Gaynor said.  “In his new role, Darryl will be responsible for continuing to drive our personal lines growth, including the rollout of Main Street Protection Auto in additional states in 2018.” Main Street Protection Auto is currently available in 12 states: Connecticut, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. The product will be released in Arizona later this month.

Osman joined Main Street America in 2011 as a personal lines product manager and was promoted to director of personal lines product management and market research in 2015. In 2016, he was promoted to assistant vice president. Prior to joining Main Street America, Osman was a product management director at Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, Chicago. He also held product management roles at Zurich North America, Schaumburg, Ill., and Allstate Insurance Company, Northbrook, Ill.

Osman earned his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, and his bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, Tempe.

About The Main Street America Group

With roots dating back to 1923, The Main Street America Group is a mutual insurance holding company which writes business through its eight property/casualty insurance carriers: NGM Insurance Company, Old Dominion Insurance Company, Main Street America Assurance Company, MSA Insurance Company, Grain Dealers Mutual Insurance Company, Main Street America Protection Insurance Company, Spring Valley Mutual Insurance Company and Austin Mutual Insurance Company. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Main Street America offers a wide range of commercial and personal insurance, as well as fidelity and surety bond products, to individuals, families and businesses throughout the United States.

With more than $1 billion in premium (sales) written exclusively by 3,000 independent insurance agents, the 94-year-old company issues over 600,000 policies in 37 states and writes more than 50,000 bonds in 47 states and the District of Columbia. A.M. Best Company rates The Main Street America Group with an "A" (Excellent) financial strength rating and “a+” issuer credit rating. The company has $1.13 billion in surplus (capital) and $2.7 billion in total assets.

Main Street America is the founding company partner of Trusted Choice®, the global branding program of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America. Main Street America is also a founding company partner of the TrustedChoice.com consumer insurance site and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) Research Center. For more information about Main Street America, please visit our newsroom at news.msagroup.com or connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MainStreetAmerica.

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