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Chad Combs Joins Ohio Mutual as Personal Lines Underwriting AVP

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

BUCYRUS, OH – Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has named Chad Combs to the position of Assistant Vice President of Personal Lines Underwriting. 
“We are pleased to welcome Chad to our company and to this position,” said Jim Kennedy, Ohio Mutual President and CEO. “We expect that Chad’s diverse experience, leadership acumen, alignment with our corporate values, and fresh perspective will contribute a great deal to the success of our Personal Lines Underwriting department.” 
In his role as Assistant Vice President of Personal Lines Underwriting, Combs will lead the company’s personal lines underwriting efforts, managing the underwriting team, and reporting to Executive Vice President Randy O’Conner. Personal lines products generate the largest share of the company’s business volume and include automobile, homeowners, and umbrella products.
Most recently, Combs was employed as Director of Standard Auto Underwriting for Nationwide Insurance, where he served in a number of leadership positions for nearly a decade. Combs earned both his undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting from The Ohio State University. He is also a member of the Alumni Board for the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State. 
Combs resides in Dublin with his wife Holly and daughter Gracie. Together, they enjoy traveling and doing mission work with their church.
Ohio Mutual Insurance Group, founded in 1901 and based in Bucyrus, OH, partners with nearly 400 independent agencies to distribute quality property and casualty insurance products throughout Ohio, Indiana, and five states in New England. Ohio Mutual has maintained a rating of “A / Stable” from A.M. Best Co. for 22 consecutive years, and has been named to the Ward’s 50 for the past 5 consecutive years. Additional company information is available at


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