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Merchants Insurance Group is pleased to announce that Shad McKnight, Senior Vice President of Underwriting, Product Management and Actuarial, has been awarded the professional insurance designation Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) by The Institutes, an educational organization that confers the CPCU designation on persons who complete eight rigorous
courses and examinations and meet its ethics and experience requirements.

All CPCUs are required to maintain and to improve their professional knowledge, skills and competence through their commitment to The Institutes’ CPCU Code of Professional Conduct.

Mr. McKnight holds a Bachelor’s degree from Montana State University, a Master’s degree from The Ohio State University, and an Information Technology diploma from Devry Institute of Technology. Mr. McKnight and his family are residents of Orchard Park.

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Merchants Insurance Group sells its products through a network of more than 1,000 independent insurance agents in Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. We sell our products through independent insurance agents because we believe they provide value to policyholders through their broad range of products and their insurance expertise.