Ullico employees work every day on behalf of the labor movement. They’re eager to support and protect union members and their families. Our team is made of dedicated, hardworking individuals whose accomplishments shine inside and outside the office, whether it’s through professional development, community service, or participation in industry events. Get to know some of the good work that our employees do.
Ullico participated in Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM) by launching a 30-day campaign to promote the benefits of this important form of protection. The company engaged union members, their families and the public through social media with the tag #ULLICOFORLIFE.
Ullico shared its expertise during two panel sessions at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans conference. Stephanie Whalen, President of The Union Labor Life Insurance Company, spoke about stop-loss insurance, including how it works, how it differs from reinsurance, what it costs and key coverage provisions. Jeff Murphy, Managing Director of Ullico Infrastructure Fund, spoke on the history of public-private partnerships, how the model works, the role of infrastructure investments in portfolios, and regulatory concerns and valuation.
Ullico employees hosted an internal bake sale and silent auction to raise money for cancer awareness. Combined with a matching donation from the corporate office, they raised $11,924 for the Madra Cochrane Foundation and Arizona Camp Sunrise.
Sonia Axter, Managing Director, Infrastructure Investments, delivered a presentation titled "Pension Investing in Infrastructure Strengthens Communities and Makes Them Safer" at the National Conference on Public Employees Retirement Systems (NCPERS) Public Safety Conference.
Ullico employees recently volunteered to help the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) and KaBoom! construct a playground in Northeast Washington, D.C. KaBoom! is a national nonprofit dedicated to giving all kids– especially those living in poverty– the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play. This project was sponsored by the MLBPA, a Ullico insured. Five staff members spent part of their weekend helping to build the play space
October was National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a time to focus on how cybersecurity affects all Americans. Reflecting the idea that cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, Ullico Vice President of Information Technology Marc Zinsmeister shared educational material in weekly emails to help communicate the threats and best practices of staying secure.
Ullico employees volunteered to help the Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) to build a new shoot station at Prince George's County Trap & Skeet Center, a public recreational facility in Glenn Dale, Md. The volunteer crews helped clear the site, dig holes for the posts, pour concrete, and frame and erect the station. USA is a nonprofit organization that unites unions through the preservation of North America's outdoor heritages.