Meet the Grange leadership team.

Our leadership team is committed to growing our business and serving our policyholders, agents and community.
John Ammendola

John Ammendola

President & CEO

Named president and CEO in late 2014 by the Grange Board of Directors, John Ammendola oversees the future development and growth of Grange’s business. He joined Grange in 2010 as president of personal lines and later assumed additional responsibility for the commercial lines business as chief property & casualty officer. With more than 20 years of insurance experience, he previously held a variety of leadership positions with Kemper Insurance, Safeco Insurance and GEICO.

Michelle Benz

Michelle Benz

Executive Vice President
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

As executive vice president, chief sales & marketing officer, Michelle Benz is responsible for driving profitable sales growth and enhancing the company’s relationships with independent agents. In her role, Michelle activates an in-depth knowledge of Grange’s independent agencies to build partnerships that facilitate shared success. Michelle joined Grange in 2008 and has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.

LaVawn Coleman

LaVawn Coleman

Executive Vice President
Secretary & General Counsel

As executive vice president, secretary and general counsel, LaVawn Coleman leads corporate litigation and ensures Grange’s affiliate companies maintain compliance with local, state and federal regulations. She also is responsible for overseeing specific business transactions between Grange and third parties, as well as managing the company’s captive staff counsel offices.

Tim Cunningham

Tim Cunningham

Vice President
Chief Information Officer

In this role, Tim leads major technology investments across all lines of business with the goal of delivering excellent customer service through innovative solutions. An industry veteran, Tim has experience managing and implementing technology advancements across an organization to drive positive results. Prior to joining Grange, he served more than 25 years with Bank One/JPMorgan Chase where he held several leadership roles, including serving as chief technology officer. Under his guidance, JPMorgan Chase successfully developed and deployed digital and mobile strategies.

Terri Dalenta

Terri Dalenta

Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

In this role, Terri Dalenta leads Grange’s financial management and enterprise risk management and investments, as well as maintains the company’s financial strength. An industry veteran, Terri has more than 25 years in the P&C and Life insurance business, including leadership and finance roles at Allstate Insurance, Aviva North America and Safeco Insurance, as well as senior positions with Deloitte Consulting, LLP and Travelers Insurance.

Doreen DeLaney Crawley

Doreen DeLaney Crawley

Executive Vice President
Chief Operations Officer

Doreen DeLaney Crawley oversees all internal operations at Grange Insurance and leads the company’s IT, human resources, community relations, real estate and facility operations, project management and operational excellence teams. In this role, she is responsible for improving operational efficiency and partners with all lines of business to deliver the technology and resources needed to execute on the company’s strategic initiatives.

Cheryl Lebens

Cheryl Lebens

Vice President
Risk & Strategy Officer

As vice president, risk & strategy officer, Cheryl Lebens is responsible for leading the development of the enterprise’s corporate strategy and the ongoing strategic planning and governance processes. With 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, Cheryl has held a variety of roles in finance, corporate strategy, sales and marketing at Nationwide Insurance and Safeco Insurance prior to joining Grange in 2012.

Theresa Mason

Theresa Mason

President of Grange Life

Theresa is responsible for profitably growing Grange Life’s business and leading the organization’s operations, including product development and marketing. Joining Grange Life in 2006, she previously held positions in finance and as assistant vice president of life marketing, strategy and analytics.

John North

John North

President of Personal Lines

In his role, John oversees all product development and pricing, underwriting management and operations for Grange’s personal lines business. Before joining Grange in 2015, he served as senior vice president of Harleysville Insurance’s personal lines business after holding various leadership roles at Fireman’s Fund and Chubb Insurance.

Linda Roubinek

Linda Roubinek

Executive Vice President
Chief Customer Interactions Officer

In her role, Linda Roubinek manages the customer and agent experience from a holistic, enterprise view. She has successfully led our operations teams and helped Grange achieve high performance. Previously, Linda served in various leadership roles at Nationwide Insurance, where she helped improve the business through technology solutions.

Jill Wagner Kelly

Jill Wagner Kelly

President of Integrity

Jill Wagner Kelly oversees all business for Integrity Insurance, Grange’s affiliate company that operates primarily in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. She joined Integrity in 2010 as a vice president of commercial lines underwriting and held a similar role at Secura Insurance before joining Integrity.

Mike Winner

Mike Winner

President of Commercial Lines

As president of commercial lines, Mike has full profit and loss responsibility for Grange’s commercial business. An industry veteran, he joined Grange in 2014 after serving in various leadership and finance roles with Liberty Mutual, Ohio Casualty and Nationwide Insurance.