Preferred Mutual Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors
Preferred Mutual Insurance Company provides property and casualty insurance coverage to more than 232,000 individual and business customers through an exclusive network of more than 500 independent agents throughout NY, NJ, MA, NH.
Preferred Mutual (“Preferred Mutual”) Insurance Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Heidi Hoeller, CPA and Dr. Michael Hayduk, Deputy Director, Information Directorate for the Air Force Research Laboratory, to Preferred Mutual’s
Board of Directors.
“We are fortunate to have a Board of Directors with such extensive business and community experience,” said Preferred Mutual President and Chief Executive Officer, Christopher P. Taft. “Heidi and Michael bring superior knowledge in auditing,
accounting, data science and information technologies, which will be crucial as we navigate the current state of the industry and strategies for the future of our organization.”
In addition to serving on Preferred Mutual’s Board of Directors, Heidi and Michael will also serve on the Board Audit and Risk Committee and Compensation Committee, respectively.
Heidi Hoeller, CPA, is a retired partner from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). She spent over 25 years at PwC working with global and regional property and casualty insurance clients on regulatory and compliance reporting and audits. She is a CPA,
and also a proud advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Dr. Michael Hayduk is currently Deputy Director, Information Directorate for the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, NY. He has spent almost 30 years with the Air Force Research Laboratory, and has held many positions while honing his engineering,
networking and communication technologies expertise. He also has significant research and development experience in advance computing technologies, such as nanocomputing, quantum, optical, and computational intelligence.
About Preferred Mutual
Preferred Mutual Insurance Company provides property and casualty insurance coverage to more than 232,000 individual and business customers through a network of over 500 independent agents throughout New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts
and New Hampshire. In business since 1896, Preferred Mutual is rated “A” by A.M. Best Company and is headquartered in New Berlin, New York. Learn more at www.preferredmutual.com.