Since we were founded more than 170 years ago, we've helped generations of men and women protect the things they value most, and plan for a more secure future. We're proud of what we've accomplished, together.
We are founded, chartered, and open for business.
On October 20, we pay our first death claim: $4,963.33 on the life of a Mr. William B. Cooper.
In the form of a scrip certificate, we declare our first dividend.
Our first annuities are issued.
Our total assets pass $100 million.
Our life insurance in force reaches $1 billion.
We issue our first retirement policy.
Over one million of our policies and master group contracts are in force.
We introduce universal life insurance, becoming the first major east coast mutual company to do so.
On our 150th anniversary, we established a trust at The American College to celebrate our past and contribute to a brighter future.
We are voted the 8th best place to work in our home state, Pennsylvania.
We introduce our online Client Service Center.
A.M. Best recognizes us for receiving a financial strength rating of "A" or higher for at least 75 years.
We elect our first woman president, Eileen McDonnell. Two years later, she is named our 18th CEO.
We celebrate 170 years of service to policyholders.
Our Accelerated Client Experience (ACE) provides a secure, end-to-end digital experience that accelerates the application and decision-making process for financial professionals and their clients.