Jeff Menary

Jeff Menary, President and CEO

Jeff MenaryJeff Menary is the president and CEO at Grinnell Mutual.

Menary has served in leadership roles at the company for more than 20 years. Before being appointed as CEO, he served as the executive vice president of Line Operations.

Menary joined Grinnell Mutual in 1980 as a marketing representative and has worked as a marketing and reinsurance manager of the Iowa/Wisconsin Region, director of underwriting and production, assistant vice president of commercial lines, vice president of Direct Underwriting/Production, and vice president of Reinsurance.

Menary graduated with a Master of Business Leadership degree from William Penn University. He has also earned several insurance designations, including the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Certified Risk Manager (CRM), and Associate in Reinsurance (ARe), among others.


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Posts from Jeff

Our time to shine (06/29/2021)
2020 brought the stress of a pandemic and a derecho for our employees. But through it all, Grinnell Mutual staff found new ways to get things done.

mental health awareness (05/25/2021)
To help continue those conversations about mental health, Jeff Menary, president and CEO, spoke about mental health and some of the experiences he had during his West Nile Virus infection and his experiences as a paraplegic.

A message from the President (07/15/2020)
It is in the fabric of our culture to look out for each other and moving to working from home protects our employees, their families, and our communities — and it allows us to continue to provide outstanding service to our customers.

Work from home the big picture (03/27/2020)
As we practice social distancing from our work friends, personal friends, and family, Jeff Menary reminds us to keep focus on the big picture.

Work from home day one (03/19/2020)
President and CEO Jeff Menary reflects on Grinnell Mutual's transition to work from home status and the resolve of employees in a difficult situation.