Securian Associates Step Up to Assist Minnesota Nonprofits


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 7:59 am CST


ST. PAUL, Minn.

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four employees of Securian Financial Group, Inc., recently were appointed to the boards of Twin Cities nonprofit organizations.

Michael J. Fogal, manager, Investment Accounting, was elected to the board of directors of Minnesota Landmarks, a non-profit agency dedicated to managing and maintaining Landmark Center as a historic landmark and cultural center. Landmark Center is a former federal building located in the heart of downtown St. Paul that is home to museums, cafes and numerous civic events. Fogal, 35, lives in Minneapolis, MN.

The St. Paul Downtown YMCA welcomed Marnie V. Overman, manager, Group Life Client Relationships to its board of directors. Minnesota’s YMCA traces its history back to the mid-1800s and now operates dozens of branches throughout the Twin Cities metro area. The Y serves residents of all ages with wellness programs, camps and child care. Overman, 35 lives in St. Paul, MN.

South St. Paul, MN resident Angela R. Schema is a member of the regional board of directors of the American Red Cross North Central Blood Services. The organization serves 106 hospitals in Minnesota, western Wisconsin and eastern South Dakota. The Red Cross supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood. Schema, 30, is communications manager at Securian.

Kathleen A. Beck, 53 of Andover, MN, recently joined the board of the Saint Paul Police Foundation. As manager of corporate Security Operations and Investigations at Securian, she will help guide the SPPF’s efforts to raise funds and support the police department with equipment, technology, training and community programs.

Throughout its 132 year history, Securian has maintained a tradition of being a good neighbor by supporting the community through philanthropy and volunteerism. In the past decade, Securian contributed more than $19 million in cash gifts to the community. With the addition of in-kind gifts and the value of corporate volunteerism, total giving over the past ten years surpasses $29 million.

Since 1880, Securian Financial Group and its affiliates have provided financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, investments and retirement plans. Now one of the nation’s largest financial services providers, it is the holding company parent of a group of companies that offer a broad range of financial services.


DOFU – 11-2012


Securian Financial Group, Inc.
Maggie Jensen, 651-665-7558
APR, Media Relations Consultant