Grange Insurance promotes Mason to president of Grange Life

Posted on August 13, 2015

Photo of Teresa Mason, President of Grange Life
Teresa Mason

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Grange Insurance announced today the promotion of Theresa Mason to president of Grange Life Insurance Company. In her new role, Mason will be responsible for profitably growing Grange Life’s business and leading the organization’s operations, including product development and marketing. Grange Life Insurance, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Grange Mutual Casualty Company, provides life insurance products through Grange Insurance’s independent agent partners.

“We are fortunate to have Theresa leading Grange Life,” said John Ammendola, president and chief executive officer of Grange Insurance. “She has been an invaluable asset to the Grange Life team, providing strong financial leadership during a period of significant growth and change, and delivering the marketing support to help our independent agents succeed with us. I am confident in her ability to drive continued success for Grange Life.”

Mason joined Grange Life in 2006 as the controller and was promoted to the life company’s assistant vice president, finance in 2009. She most recently served as assistant vice president, life marketing, strategy and analytics. Prior to Grange Life, she was an auditor with Ernst & Young and held other financial management roles within the accounting field. A certified public accountant with a Fellow, Life Management Institute designation, Mason earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from John Carroll University in Cleveland.

Mason succeeds Michelle Benz, who was named chief sales marketing & strategy officer for the company’s property and casualty businesses in November and was serving as interim president of Grange Life until Mason’s promotion.

About Grange
Grange Insurance is a regional insurance provider based in Columbus, Ohio. With $2 billion in assets, the company offers auto, home, life and business insurance protection. Grange, and its affiliate Integrity, operates through a network of independent agents in 13 states in the Midwest and South. Grange is in the business of protecting people’s lives when and how they need it. Established in 1935, Grange has grown from rural beginnings to a financially stable enterprise that offers independent agents and policyholders the highest level of service and support. For more information, visit

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