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CM Regent Insurance Company®

With nearly 50 years of experience solely insuring educational institutions, the entire CM Regent Insurance Company team is uniquely trained to understand the challenges and protection of schools. Our comprehensive, flexible coverage and financial stability allow school administrators the peace of mind to focus on their mission, knowing we are experts at protecting them.

Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

CM Regent® is backed by the strength of Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. (a stock insurer)1, the leading insurer of religious organizations in the United States. With over 120 years of experience, we know the challenges that organizations like yours face – some challenges you may not have even anticipated yet. And, with an “A” rating from A.M. Best Company, you can rest assured you’re backed by the financial strength and stability of one of the best in the business.

CM Regent Solutions

CM Regent Solutions provides a variety of employee benefit products and third-party claims administration services. Our consultative approach ensures that our services fit each particular school’s needs.

Diversity and Inclusion: Woven into the Fabric of our Culture

We recognize that our customers are our company and at the center of everything we do. Building the strongest team to serve policyholders requires a focus on creating and cultivating a diverse workforce, using diverse vendors and connecting with a diverse group of customers and their communities.  For more information, read our Statement of Unity, learn more about our organization’s corporate commitment to Diversity & Inclusion or watch this video to learn how diversity, equity and inclusion are woven into the fabric of our culture.

2019 Demotech STAR Award Recipient

CM Regent Insurance Company has earned the Demotech Stakeholder Team Accomplishment Recognition™ Award, presented to top achievers in the insurance industry. Less than 1% of property & casualty insurers qualify for the STAR Award, which recognizes those with sustained profitability, financial stability and stakeholder satisfaction. Demotech, Inc., is a financial analysis firm specializing in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers.

Rated “A” (excellent) by A.M. Best

CM Regent Insurance Company holds an “A” (excellent) rating, with a stable outlook, from A.M. Best Company. Our financial size category is X, meaning our policyholder surplus is between $500 million and $750 million.

The financial rating is assigned after an extensive quantitative and qualitative evaluation of CM Regent’s financial condition and operating performance. A.M. Best is the standard-bearer in the insurance ratings industry.

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Board of Directors

Steven B. Kantrowitz, Chairman

Attorney at Law
Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, P.C.

Alan S. Ogilvie

CM Regent Insurance Company

Robert M. Buckley, CPCU, CIC

Senior Vice President – Commercial Lines & Chief Strategy Officer
Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Charles E. Leasure, III

Stevens & Lee

Robert P. Cerutti

Riskscopic, LLC

Kevin D. Root, CPA

Senior Vice President – Sales and Customer Experience
Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Kathy A. Swope

Education & Governance Consultant

Richard V. Poirier, JD

President and CEO
Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

William T. Caraher

Chief Information Officer
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Stephen P. Dickson

Aurora Healthcare
Retired Vice President, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer
WEC Energy Group, Inc.

Nathan G. Mains

Pennsylvania School Boards Association

George E. Koonce, Jr., Ph.D

Senior Vice President of University Relations
Marian University


Richard V. Poirier, JD

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin D. Root, CPA

Senior Vice President – Sales and Customer Experience

Scott M. Names, CPCU

Senior Vice President – Shared Services

Michael M. Smith, J.D.

Senior Vice President – Secretary and General Counsel

Brett E. Eater, AU, CRIS

Vice President – Chief Underwriting Officer

Craig S. Huss, CISSP, ISA

Vice President – Chief Information Officer

Stephanie I. Lynn, FCAS, MAAA, ARM

Vice President – ERM and Chief Risk Officer

Cynthia M. Brandt, CPCU, AINS, AIS

Assistant Secretary

Alan S. Ogilvie


Robert M. Buckley, CPCU, CIC, ARM, ARe, ASLI

Senior Vice President – Commercial Lines and Chief Strategy Officer

Dr. Dwayne “Dewey” A. Gantz – MBA, CPA, CMA, ChFC, CLU, CPCU

Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Pamela W. Stampen, SHRM-SCP

Senior Vice President – Chief People Officer

Rebecca A. Hudzik-Presson, MBA, CLCS

Vice President – Chief Claims Officer

Randall W. Oja, FCAS, MAAA, AU

Vice President – Underwriting, Product and Chief Actuary

Who We Are

CMRegent Insurance Company

A leading commercial property and liability insurance company dedicated to serving educational institutions.

CM Regent Solutions

Proudly providing school employee benefit products and third-party claims administrative services.

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