Vice President, Corporate Underwriting,
United Fire & Casualty Company
Allen (Al) Sorensen has worked for United Fire & Casualty Company for 34 years, beginning his career as an underwriter trainee. Since then he has held several different line and management positions in the underwriting, product support and corporate underwriting departments. He has had a lead or key role in development of home-grown commercial and personal lines policy processing systems, an imaging system, a commercial lines service center unit and the integration of several acquired companies. In his current role, Mr. Sorensen is responsible for building consensus among regions on underwriting guidelines/workflows and corporate functions, including rate/rule/form filings, monitoring rate adequacy and conducting an annual rate review for major lines of business.
Mr. Sorensen holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa and a n MBA from the University of Iowa. He is also a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).
He was a long time member of the local school foundation board, serving as president for five years.
Mr. Sorensen is Chairman of the Nominating & Governance Committee. He also serves on the Compensation Committee and the Executive Committee.