PMA Companies Announces John Santulli, III as President and Chief Executive Officer


PMA Companies announced effective January 1, 2019, John Santulli, III will become President and Chief Executive Officer of PMA Companies. Vincent T. Donnelly, currently Chief Executive Officer, will become Executive Chairman of PMA Companies.

“John has had an outstanding 36-year career at PMA. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new role, having served in corporate and field leadership positions with our Insurance and TPA operations,” said Mr. Donnelly. “This executive leadership transition comes at a time when we are growing our Insurance and TPA businesses and continue to expand our geographic footprint. I am confident that under John’s leadership, we will remain a premier provider of workers’ compensation and casualty insurance and TPA products and services.”

A Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Mr. Santulli started his insurance career in 1977 and joined PMA in 1982. He most recently held the office of President & Chief Operating Officer of PMA Companies. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President of Risk Services and Sales in which capacity he led the significant customer and other service functions of Claims, Risk Control, Managed Care, Client Services, Information Technology, and TPA Services. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Large Account and Risk Management Insurance operating units many years ago, and led the launch of PMA Management Corp. as PMA Companies entered the TPA business.

About PMA Companies

With over 100 years of experience, we are a trusted leader and recognized expert in commercial risk management insurance solutions and services. We specialize in workers’ compensation and holistic TPA services. With a relentless focus on clients, we work with them to jointly tackle the risk management challenges that impact their total cost of risk and business results. Our service-driven culture is one of accountability, teamwork, and performance—so every day, every employee is working hard on behalf of our clients.

PMA Companies ( includes PMA Insurance Group, PMA Management Corp., and PMA Management Corp. of New England. Headquartered in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, PMA Companies is part of the Old Republic General Insurance Group (, the largest business segment within Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE: ORI), one of the nation’s 50 largest publicly held insurance organizations and a Fortune 500 company.