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Promotion of Jessica Hendricks to Vice President – Agency Development

DES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 11, 2021)—EMC Insurance Companies has promoted Jessica Hendricks to vice president – agency development from her prior position of assistant vice president – agency development. Hendricks has been with EMC for 13 years, serving in various roles within the underwriting, marketing and agency development departments.

In her new role, Hendricks will lead the company's efforts on agency compensation, commissions and incentives; agency licensing and contracting; and agency analytics. She will also provide agency development and sales support to EMC's 16 branch offices across the nation, contributing to the execution of their marketing and branch business plans.

Hendricks received bachelor's degrees in business administration and sports management from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. She holds Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU) designations.

About EMC Insurance Companies

EMC Insurance Companies is among the top 60 property/casualty insurance organizations in the country based on net written premium, with more than 2,400 employees. Employers Mutual Casualty Company (EMCC) was organized in 1911 to write workers’ compensation protection in Iowa. Today, operating under the trade name EMC Insurance Companies, the company provides property and casualty insurance products and services throughout the United States and writes reinsurance contracts worldwide. EMCC is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit

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