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Rugby Leadership Summit Builds the Next Generation of Leaders

By Jessica Choi | July 11, 2017

After this year’s Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, we held an invitation-only Leadership Summit for a select group of rugby players. Not only does Penn Mutual love rugby, we also want to help build the next generation of leaders.

“Volunteer Time” Makes Giving Back a Top Company Priority

By Penn Mutual | December 13, 2016

About a year and a half ago, Penn Mutual implemented a Community Involvement Policy where full-time associates could use up to 8 hours of volunteer time each year. This has completely transformed Penn Mutual’s community outreach. It became a tangible indication that “giving back” was a top priority for the company.

Raising Awareness of Men’s Health

By Michael Kelhower | November 15, 2016

It’s “No-Shave November,” where people forego shaving and grooming for a month, raising awareness about cancer and donating what they save in razors and waxing towards cancer research and education. At Penn Mutual, 83 men and women in our home office have chosen to give up shaving for a month, while the entire community has also decided to focus the month of November on the issue of men’s health.

A Day in the Life of a Penn Mutual Intern

By Jessica Choi | September 28, 2016

We just finished up our inaugural Penn Mutual Pathways Internship(SM) program, intended for students going into their junior and senior year of college who are interested in careers as financial advisors. I’d like to share some videos created by the interns themselves about their experiences.

The Life of Significance Award, and the Impact We Have on Others

By David Caputo | June 28, 2016

I was very surprised when I was told I was to receive this year’s Penn Mutual Life of Significance Award. When Eileen McDonnell, the Chairman and CEO of Penn Mutual, called me, I was just shocked.

Lessons on Customer Service from “United Breaks Guitars”

By Dave Carroll | June 8, 2016

My guitar was broken by United Airlines on a flight to Nebraska. Thus began a customer service nightmare that has become legendary, largely because of a song I wrote about my experience that went viral within days of posting it to YouTube.

Lessons from the Shamrock

By Eileen C. McDonnell | May 10, 2016

I was humbled to receive one of the Ellis Island Medals of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO), which celebrates diversity, fostering tolerance and championing respect for all citizens regardless of race, ethnicity or faith.

What the Life of Significance Award Really Means

By Leanne Acton | February 17, 2016

We will soon begin the nomination process for this year’s Penn Mutual Life of Significance Award. Introduced last year, the award is given annually to a collegiate rugby player participating in the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship who best exemplifies Penn Mutual’s values of integrity, commitment and respect, and has made substantial contributions to society and their community.

Working in Customer Service Gave My Career a Boost

By Andrew Champi | October 6, 2015

Penn Mutual takes pride in its customer-focused culture, something I can attest to personally. Starting my career in Penn Mutual’s customer service area, my two years there gave me a solid foundation of Penn Mutual’s values and how we utilize those values to help our policyholders.

What Living a Life of Significance Means to Me

By David Schroeder | August 25, 2015

My rugby teammates at the Naval Academy gave me a lot of grief when they learned I had won the inaugural Penn Mutual Life of Significance Award. I’ve thought a lot since then on what it means to live a life of significance.