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Great American Insurance Group’s Alternative Distribution Names Kristen Mielcarek to Divisional Vice President, Operations

CINCINNATI – June 15, 2023 – Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce Kristen Mielcarek has joined the Alternative Distribution team as Divisional Vice President, Operations. Ms. Mielcarek, who is based in Windsor, Connecticut, will be responsible for leading the team as it grows its digital small commercial business.

Ms. Mielcarek comes to Great American with nearly 20 years of experience in agency operations, small commercial accounts and digital distribution. Most recently, she was responsible for a 100-person team that had oversight for carrier and sub-broker relations, quoting platform development, digital customer experience, sales and service standards, and data analytics.

Ms. Mielcarek earned a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Brockport.

About Alternative Distribution

Alternative Distribution provides small commercial insurance solutions through four digital channels: 1) direct-to-customer through its platform, Policysweet.com; 2) through its co-brandable agent interface, PolicySweet for Agents; 3) through API connections with agent-owned quoting platforms; 4) through embedded offerings on other digital platforms. Its products include Workers’ Comp, Business Owner Policy and Micro-Business Owner Policy, all offered countrywide.

About Great American Insurance Group

Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, the operations of Great American Insurance Group are engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialized commercial products for businesses. Great American Insurance Company has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the AM Best Company for 115 years and is currently rated “A+” (Superior). The members of Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG’s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFG.


Diane P. Weidner, IRC
Vice President, Investor & Media Relations
American Financial Group, Inc.



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