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Insurance company executive

Mark A. Sherman, American insurance company executive. Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter, Chartered Life Underwriter.


Sherman, Mark A. was born on November 16, 1924 in Buffalo.


AB, Oberlin College, 1948; Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1949.


Office manager, director training and personnel, Citizens Insurance Company American, Howell, Michigan, 1949-1959; program developer, Allstate Insurance Group, Skokie, Illinois, 1959-1960; secretary/treasurer, Farmland Insurance Group, Des Moines, Iowa., 1960-1967; director organization planning, regional director marketing, Country Companies, Bloomington, Illinois, 1967-1980; vice president marketing, Union Insurance Group, Bloomington, 1980-1990; retired, Union Insurance Group, Bloomington, since 1990. Adjunct Professor Illinois State University.


  • Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter, Chartered Life Underwriter.


  • Other Work

    • Editor quarterly in-house publication. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board of directors United Way McLean County, Bloomington, 1972-1981, vice president planning, 1973. Vice president Bloomington-Normal Symphony Society, 1985-1986, president, 1986-1988, board directors 1982-1992. Elder Presbyterian Church Sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Member Society Insurance Trainers and Educators (life, president 1975-1976), Society Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, National Association Professional Insurance Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Senior Professionals Illinois State University, College Alumni Club (president 1972), Rotary (vice president 1959, 90, president 1991, board dirs.1984-1993).


Married Kathleen Ann Laughlin, February 17, 1951. Children: Ann, John.

Kathleen Ann Laughlin

Ann Sherman

John Sherman