Jenifer Rinehart Joins Preferred Mutual as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Rinehart brings to Preferred Mutual a wealth of human resources leadership expertise, with more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.
Jenifer Rinehart has been named Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of Preferred Mutual Insurance Company (“Preferred Mutual”). Rinehart will be responsible for developing and executing Preferred Mutual’s human resource strategy including talent acquisition, retention, talent development and succession planning, compensation, and performance management.
Rinehart brings to Preferred Mutual a wealth of human resources leadership expertise, with more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining Preferred Mutual, she held the position of Senior Vice President of Human Resources for WEX Inc., a global corporate payments solutions provider. She also previously served as the Vice President of Human Resources for the Homesite Insurance Company, as well as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Harleysville Insurance Company. Prior to these roles, Rinehart held a variety of human resources positions for the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, including Human Resources Director and Human Resources Project Manager in London, England. She later served as Chubb’s Chief Diversity Officer, and ultimately as Chubb’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources.
Preferred Mutual’s President and CEO, Chris Taft, said “Finding and retaining the best talent is a driving force at Preferred, and Jenifer’s extensive industry experience, leadership, and her focus on finding quality people that are a cultural fit supports our mission to exceed customer expectations.”
“I am thrilled to be a part of Preferred Mutual and excited to return to my “insurance roots,” said Rinehart. I am passionate about attracting and developing talent, and look forward to working with my colleagues across the business as we deliver on our strategic objectives.”
Rinehart’s career reflects a commitment to academic achievement and professional growth. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Drexel University and is currently enrolled in the Masters of Science Program at Drexel University. Rinehart is also Professional Human Resource Certified, Myers Briggs Certified and DDI Certified in Behavioral Based Interviewing.