LANSING, Mich., Sept. 11 Accident Fund Insurance Companyof America announces the appointment of James G. Agee as chair of its Board ofDirectors. Agee succeeds Charles L. Burkett who served as chair since June2004.
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Agee, who has served on Accident Fund's board since 2004, is the presidentof J.G. Agee Consultants, LLC, of Lansing. Previously, he was the first vicepresident of public finance at Banc One Capital Markets and served assuperintendent and principal within Muskegon Public Schools. A former statelegislator (1992-1998), nominee for Democratic lieutenant governor (1998), andformer co-director of the Michigan Political Leadership Program at MichiganState University, Agee also sits on the board for Blue Cross Blue Shield ofMichigan. Additionally, Agee served as a former board member of Blue CareNetwork. He is a graduate of Michigan State University and a seven-yearresident of Laingsburg, Mich.
Burkett, who remains on Accident Fund's Board, is the retiredadministrative director of Michigan Farm Bureau. He formerly served on theBoard for Blue Care Network and was formerly chair of the Board for Blue CrossBlue Shield of Michigan. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University and a32-year resident of Portland, Mich.
Headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, Accident Fund Insurance Company ofAmerica is one of the nation's leading workers compensation insurers with morethan $3 billion in assets. Founded in 1912, Accident Fund is rated "A"(Excellent) by A.M. Best and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Cross BlueShield of Michigan. Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and itssubsidiaries (Accident Fund National, Accident Fund General, United WisconsinInsurance Company and CompWest) are licensed in 49 states plus the District ofColumbia*. More information can be found at www.accidentfund.com .
*Licensing per state varies by subsidiary.
SOURCE Accident Fund Insurance Company of America