New General Counsel at Merchants

January 8, 2024

Merchants Bonding Company is pleased to announce our new General Counsel, Maria Sears. In this role, Maria will support our profitable growth and strategic plan objectives by elevating legal and advisory support throughout the company. This includes working with the Executive Committee and providing legal counsel to all business areas, developing contracts and policies, overseeing legal and regulatory risks and controls, coordinating insurance department and government relations locally and nationally, and engaging in and managing external counsel relationships. Maria brings extensive experience to her new role having served in similar capacities at F&G Annuities & Life and American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company, as well as having practiced at the Belin McCormick firm.