(PRESS RELEASE) NEENAH, WI — The Jewelers Mutual Group has announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors, effective May 20, 2020: Susan Doyle, former chief operating officer of Caton Consulting Group; Patti Griffin, former chief product officer; and Terry Murphy, attorney and certified public accountant.
“We are excited to welcome Susan, Patti and Terry to our board of directors. They bring with them an extensive knowledge from working within the insurance, technology and finance industries,” said Scott Murphy, Jewelers Mutual president and CEO. “We are fortunate to have them by our side as we continue to work towards raising the tide of the jewelry industry.”
In addition to Griffin, Doyle and Murphy, Jewelers Mutual board members include Alex Barcados, Jonathan Bridge, Mark Fiebrink (chair of the board), Dione Kenyon, David Lundgren, Marianne Marck, Scott Murphy (president and CEO), Robert Reeg (vice chair of the board), and Craig Underwood.
“As Jewelers Mutual continues to diversify and grow its product offerings, the members of our board will continue to provide the experience and energy to support the company’s current and future initiatives,” Fiebrink said.
About Susan Doyle
Susan recently retired as Chief Operating Officer of Caton Consulting Group, P.C. where she engaged in business and management consulting for small businesses. She retired in 2012 from Liberty Mutual Insurance after a 32-year career in the Property and Casualty business.
Susan served as the Executive Vice President of Liberty Mutual’s Commercial Markets and as President and Chief Operating Office of Wausau Insurance, a national commercial insurance company. Susan has served on church committees, on the Board of Governors of Las Colinas Country Club and on the Board of Directors of Irving Cares. She serves as a member of the Baylor University Hankamer School of Business Advisory Board. She is married with three grown children and six grandchildren. She and her husband Bill reside in Las Colinas.
About Patti Griffin
Patti has over 20 years of experiencing in insurance and technology. Patti retired last year as the Chief Product Officer of Duck Creek Technologies, a software provider for the property and casualty industry. Prior to that she was a Managing Director at Accenture, where she worked with property and casualty insurers globally.
Patti is currently serving as a senior advisor to investors and innovators in the insurance industry. She also serves on the Board of Directors for One Inc, a digital payments platform provider for insurance companies and managing general agencies. Patti has been a frequent speaker at insurance industry conferences and has had multiple articles published in industry publications. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the State University of New York Empire State College and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).
About Terry Murphy
Terry is an Attorney and Certified Public Accountant who has been the Chief Financial Officer for five different public companies over the last 20+ years. Terry has over forty years of varied experience in both service and manufacturing industries and has significant corporate development experience through the purchase or sale of over 20 companies during that period. He has been the lead negotiator in the purchase and/or sale of a number of international companies in Europe, Asia, and Australia, and has traveled extensively outside the United States. His latest responsibilities as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer included the supervision of all accounting, tax, treasury, and risk management functions at the A. O. Smith Corporation, a $3 billion manufacturer of residential and commercial water heaters and water treatment products.
Terry received his Bachelor of Science degree (BS) from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) in Finance from Marquette University, and a Juris Doctor degree (JD) from Seton Hall University Law School. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Terry has served on the Board of Directors for Hagerty Insurance LLC, and Appvion, Inc. as well as served on the Board of Trustees of Carroll University, Wisconsin’s oldest university, and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Foundation. He enjoys golf, tennis, and swimming in his spare time and currently lives with his wife in Naples, Florida.