Hastings, Michigan – April 29, 2015: Hastings Mutual Insurance Company, an award-winning, regional Property Casualty insurance carrier serving six states in the Midwest, and based in Hastings, Mich., announces the appointment of Janice Oshinski to the company’s Board of Directors. Oshinski was officially appointed during the company Board meeting that took place on April 8, 2015. She has more than 30 years of business experience, and currently is the Chief Financial Officer for Viking Group, Inc.
“Janice is an outstanding addition to the Hastings Mutual Board of Directors,” said Joe Babiak, CEO and president of Hastings Mutual. “Her extensive financial and operational knowledge, experience, and success are great assets to the Board.”
Oshinski has been with Viking Group, Inc. as their Chief Financial Officer since 2001. Viking Group is the second largest manufacturer and distributor of fire protection equipment in the world and operates over 30 locations in North America. Their manufacturing operations are based in Hastings, Michigan.
Oshinski is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration from Aquinas College. She also serves on the Boards for two privately-held companies; Elston-Richards, Inc. and Amerikam, Inc.
About Hastings Mutual Insurance Company
Hastings Mutual Insurance Company is an award-winning, A. M. Best: A (Excellent) rated regional Property Casualty insurance company. Hastings Mutual operates in the six Midwestern states of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The company, based in Hastings, Michigan, was founded in 1885. Hastings Mutual writes commercial, farm, and personal lines business through a network of independent insurance agents. For more information about Hastings Mutual visit the company website at www.hastingsmutual.com or find them on Facebook and Twitter.