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Abel Travis Joins Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company in Senior Vice President Role

February 27, 2023: Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company recently announced Abel Travis as its new senior vice president affiliate operations.

In this role, Travis will be responsible for leading agency enterprises, American Church Group, LLC, and Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Services, operationally and strategically, and will be responsible for providing strategic leadership for MinistryWorks® – payroll services and HR solutions.

“We’re excited to have Abel on board. He is a great addition to our senior leadership team and has a heart for our mission to keep ministries thriving. We’re looking forward to putting his experience in affiliated brands and innovation to good use as we continue to develop and expand our insurance services and payroll/HR solutions,” said Mark Robison, chairman and president, Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company. 

For the past four years, Travis has served on the executive leadership team at AF Group, most recently as the vice president and head of AF Group company, Fundamental Underwriters. AF Group is a nationally recognized holding company that specializes in affiliated insurance brands providing innovative, specialty insurance solutions. The company is based in Lansing, MI. Previous roles with AF include head of innovation, chief underwriting officer, and vice president of underwriting and innovation. Travis also served in leadership roles at various insurance companies, including The Hanover Insurance Group, Chubb, and Travelers.

Additionally, Travis hosts an InsurTech podcast aimed at thought leaders, InsurTech innovators, influencers, and insurance executives. He also is the co-chair for the Underwriting Advisory Council for Guidewire Software and a member of the Board of Advisors for Digital Insurance.

Travis earned his MBA from Long Island University and a Bachelor of Science from Clarkson University. He currently serves as vice chair of Lansing Promise, dedicated to closing the education gap in mid-Michigan, and serves on the Welcoming Ministry at Trinity Church, based in Lansing, MI.

As a leading provider of property and casualty insurance in the Christian ministry market, Brotherhood Mutual serves more than 65,000 churches, schools, colleges, camps, and mission organizations and works with 424 independent agents nationwide.

About Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company
Celebrating more than 100 years in business, Brotherhood Mutual® is a national property and casualty insurance company with a heart for helping Christian ministries thrive. As a leader in the industry, Brotherhood Mutual provides innovative insurance coverage and risk management resources, specifically designed for ministries, to help them operate safely and effectively. The company serves more than 65,000 churches, schools, colleges and universities, camps, and mission organizations in 47 states and the District of Columbia. Additionally, Brotherhood Mutual provides access to payroll and tax filing services, employee health benefits, auto insurance, workers’ compensation insurance, and mission travel insurance. Headquartered in Fort Wayne, IN, Brotherhood Mutual is staffed by 600+ employees and works with 424 independent agents in 93 agencies nationwide.