Press Release

Great American Insurance Group’s Alternative Markets Division Names Jennifer C. Guidry Vice President of Business Development and Marketing

CINCINNATI – January 10, 2022 – Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce Jennifer C. Guidry has joined the Alternative Markets Division as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. Ms. Guidry, who is based in Windsor, Connecticut, will lead the strategy and execution for the sourcing, due diligence, and onboarding of new program business for the division.

Ms. Guidry comes to Great American having held numerous underwriting, sales, and management positions over the last 20 years. In addition to programs and captives, her underwriting experience includes small commercial, book consolidation and construction.

Ms. Guidry earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana College and an Executive MBA from the University of Hartford. She was named one of Insurance Business America’s “Elite Women” of 2021. Her professional designations include Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS).

About Great American’s Alternative Markets Division

Alternative Markets specializes in niche program business, offering a variety of traditional and risk-sharing program options on an admitted basis. Product offerings include countrywide Workers’ Compensation, General Liability, Property, Inland Marine, Auto, and Umbrella, as well as a Business Owners Policy (BOP) and Package. Programs range from mono-line to multiline, with bundled or unbundled services. Alternative Markets is uniquely designed to address all needs of a program including Underwriting, Marketing, Claims, Actuarial, Product, IT, Operations Services, and more.

Inquiries about Alternative Markets’ program and captive capabilities can be directed to Jennifer Guidry at

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 specialty commercial products for businesses. Great American Insurance Company has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the AM Best Company for more than 110 years (most recent rating evaluation of “A+” (Superior) affirmed December 3, 2021. 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
Vice President, Investor & Media Relations
American Financial Group