CUNA Mutual Group Names Thomas Godlasky to Board of Directors

31-Year Insurance Veteran Formerly Served as CEO of Aviva North America

MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Group has appointed 31-year insurance executive Thomas C. Godlasky to its Board of Directors.

Godlasky most recently served as CEO of Aviva North America, where he had oversight for an operation exceeding $350 million in revenue and more than 5,000 employees. His responsibilities included the strategic management and leadership for the second largest property and casualty company (Aviva Canada) and the second largest life and annuity company (Aviva USA) within Aviva.

Some of Godlasky’s most notable achievements as CEO include post-acquisition integration of AmerUs Group into Aviva plc, creating a pan-regional headquarters for the North American businesses and the doubling in size of the company’s U.S. business within two years.

“We are confident Tom’s management and hands-on investment expertise will contribute significantly to the Board of Directors and our company,” said Jeff Post, CUNA Mutual Group president/CEO.

Other CUNA Mutual Group board members include, Alan Peppers (chairman), president/CEO, Westerra Credit Union; Joseph J. Gasper, retired president/COO, Nationwide Insurance; Loretta Burd, president/CEO, Centra Credit Union; Eldon Arnold, retired president/CEO, CEFCU; Bert J. Hash, Jr., president/CEO, Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore, Inc.; Farouk D.G. Wang, retired director, Buildings & Grounds Management, University of Hawaii; Larry T. Wilson, president/CEO, Coastal Federal Credit Union; James W. Zilinski, retired chairman, president/CEO, Berkshire Life Insurance Co.; Robert J. Marzec, retired audit partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers; M. Victoria Wood Miller, retired executive vice president and chief financial officer, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.; Randy M. Smith, CEO, Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union; and Jeff Post, president/CEO, CUNA Mutual Group.

CUNA Mutual Group insurance, retirement and investment products provide financial security and protection to credit unions and their members worldwide. With more than 75 years of true market commitment, CUNA Mutual Group’s vision is unwavering: To be a trusted business partner who delivers service excellence through customer-focused products and market-driven insight. More information on the company is available on the company’s website at

CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Life, accident, health and annuity insurance products are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company. Property and casualty insurance products are issued by CUMIS Insurance Society, Inc. Each insurer is solely responsible for the financial obligations under the policies and contracts it issues. Corporate headquarters are located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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