PHOENIX, Jan. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Phoenix-based CopperPoint Insurance Companies, a regional multi-line commercial insurance company, announced Rachel Davis-Schultz has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for the CopperPoint Family of Insurance Companies.

“We are thrilled to welcome Rachel to CopperPoint where she will be responsible for leading all aspects of Human Resources, including HR management, benefits, talent management, employee engagement, culture transformation and more across our enterprise,” said Marc Schmittlein, President & CEO of CopperPoint Insurance Companies. “Employee talent is our most important asset and we’re excited to have Rachel on board as we work to realize our vision of being a top-tier regional insurance carrier.”

Rachel brings over 21 years of experience in all facets of Human Resources. For the past 10 years, she has been with Express Scripts, a pharmacy benefit manager, and a Fortune 20 organization with $100B+ in annual revenue. In her most recent role, she supported over 15,000 employees. She has also been involved with a number of major acquisitions and successful integrations, and has led teams that have experienced significant organic and inorganic growth.

With CopperPoint’s recent acquisition of Pacific Compensation Insurance Company in California and expansion into Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah, the company is realizing its vision of being a regional insurance carrier. “Rachel’s experience in managing all aspects of the human resources function for growing organizations will be beneficial to CopperPoint as we continue our vision and ensure that while we grow, we remain an attractive and engaging place to work, maintain a vibrant and inclusive culture, offer industry leading benefits and promote training and development opportunities to help all employees reach their full potential,” continued Schmittlein.

Rachel earned a Bachelor in Liberal Arts from Purdue University, and a Master's in Human Resources Management from Lindenwood University. She also attained the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the Society of Human Resources Management.

About CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Founded in 1925, CopperPoint Insurance Companies are dedicated to protecting and empowering conscientious business owners. Our vision is to be a top-tier regional commercial insurance company and the preferred partner for business owners, agents and brokers in every community we serve.

CopperPoint is a multi-line commercial insurance company, offering an expanded line of products to ensure peace of mind to business owners, their employees and customers, building on our 90-year history as a leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance. As a mutual insurance company with $4 billion in assets, a policyholder surplus of nearly $1.5 billion and no debt, CopperPoint embodies stability and sustainability for over 13,000 policyholders generating approximately $400 million in revenue.

Headquartered at CopperPoint Tower in Phoenix, Arizona, with offices in Westlake Village, California, our team of talented professionals embrace Corporate Responsibility through active engagement in the communities we serve. The companies that comprise the CopperPoint Family of Insurance Companies are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best. For more information, visit copperpoint.com.

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