Jan 18, 2022
Group 1001 today announced the appointment of Wall Street leader Bill Shelton to the position of Chief Marketing Officer. Shelton is a financial services veteran with deep expertise in delivering transformational growth and success in both the corporate and start-up sectors. He will report to Group 1001 CEO and President Dan Towriss.
“We’re delighted that Bill is joining Group 1001 and will quickly deliver on our mission of powering the next generation of insurance products, working to leverage technology to bring down costs and increase transparency to customers’’ Towriss said. “Bill’s immediate focus will be on the Gainbridge brand, products and sponsorship efforts. His experience as an innovative leader in the worlds of both Wall Street and sports will help us build on our existing initiatives and accelerate growth of our brands.’’
“I have been an admirer for years of Dan’s business acumen, social consciousness and vision for Group 1001. This appointment is a unique opportunity that combines my passions for fast growing business, retail financial services products, responsible social change efforts, and sports in one organization which is exciting. I can’t wait to get started.”
Jan 10, 2022
RISE (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality, Inc.) is committed to educating and inspiring the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations in our country. With a two-year, $2M contribution, Group 1001 is helping enact change through programming impacting our ...
Dec 17, 2021
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana fights hunger through programs and partnerships focused on distributing food and critical groceries to Indiana communities they serve.
Group 1001 is proud to support Gleaners and the #NoOneRunsOnEmpty campaign, fostering education and engagement resulting in increased awareness, volunteer h...
Dec 17, 2021
A.M. Best, a global credit rating agency, has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to A- (Excellent) from B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “a-“ (Excellent) from “bbb+” (Good) of Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company (“Guggenheim Life”). Read the press release here.
"We are thrilled that A.M. Be...
Dec 1, 2021
Group 1001 and Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation combined efforts to build a total of 10 Youth Development Parks over 5 years in 10 cities across the country. We surpassed our goal and have competed 13 parks together so far! Each park promotes an active and healthy lifestyle and provides educational opportunities through camps...
Sep 27, 2021
The Indianapolis Business Journal posted a new article, "Pacers announce deal that puts a different insurance company's name on fieldhouse" about the new sponsorship deal between Pacers Sports & Entertainment and Group 1001.
Sep 27, 2021
Media Contact: Lisa Harpenau, Vice President for Corporate Communications, email@example.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Guests returning to the Fieldhouse this October will notice several exciting changes, and chief among them will be a new name. Pacers Sports & Entertainment (PS&E) and Indiana-based Gainbridge announced ...
Sep 17, 2021
Interest in annuities is up and Barron's recently recognized the 100 best for today's market.
Delaware Life's new Accelerator Prime℠ variable annuity with Income Control and Income Boost riders, and its Pinnacle multi-year guaranteed annuity topped key categories in Barron's 2021 "The Best Annui...
Sep 17, 2021
Gainbridge has joined the 2021 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach as Associate Sponsor for race weekend, September 24-26, 2021. The Grand Prix is headlined by the season finale of the INDYCAR® SERIES and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
"We are very pleased to welcome Gainbridge to our Grand Prix family of ...
Sep 17, 2021
Group 1001 is proud to partner with RISE, a national nonprofit educating and empowering the sports community at all levels to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice, and improve race relations. We share their vision that education and sports have the power to transform communities.
The company has tak...
Mar 24, 2020
In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we want to let you know that Group1001 and our family of insurance businesses are committed to meet the needs of our customers and their financial professionals. With family in mind, we’re putting measures in place to protect the health of our employees, partners, and th...
Nov 20, 2019
Inaugural LPGA Tournament Sets Affordable Ticket Prices for Family Friendly Event
Boca Raton, FL (November 20, 2019) – Tickets for the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, a brand-new official LPGA Tour event in Boca Raton, are now available for purchase. The LPGA Tour Event, featuring 108 of the world’s best female golfers wi...
Nov 13, 2019
Rick and Nancy Corbett Athletic Complex presented by Group1001 will provide local youth with a clean, safe place to learn, play and grow
Toledo, Ohio (November 13, 2019) – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and the City of Toledo today unveiled a new youth development park located at Danny Thomas Park in the Old South End...
Sep 21, 2019
USA Track & Field Olympians, Mark Crear and Sharrieffa Barksdale, and Salinas Police Officers mentor at-risk youth at Ripken Foundation clinic
Salinas, CA (September 21, 2019) – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Group1001 hosted a Badges for Baseball clinic yesterday with more than 80 local children. The event aime...
May 31, 2019
The multi-sport, synthetic turf field will provide local youth with a safe place to learn, play and compete
Chicago, Ill – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Group1001 partnered with the Chicago Park District to unveil a multisport playing field at Park 580 “Read-Dunning” in the Dunning Community Area of Chicago. The ne...
May 15, 2019
Chicago, IL - Clear Spring Health (“CSH”) is pleased to announce that its acquisition of Community Care Alliance of Illinois, NFP (“CCAI”) has received regulatory approval from Illinois regulators, the supervising Circuit Court, and federal regulators. The acquisition ensures continuing coverage and service to all CCAI...
May 8, 2019
New field in East Austin to provide Club youth with Boys & Girls Club of the Austin Area with a safe place to learn, play and compete
Austin, TX - The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Group1001 today joined the Boys & Girls Club of the Austin Area (BGCAA) to unveil a multisport playing field on BGCAA’s Home Club o...
Apr 4, 2019
Chicago, IL – Clear Spring Health (“CSH”) is pleased to announce an agreement in principle to acquire and re-capitalize Community Care Alliance of Illinois, NFP (“CCAI”) out of rehabilitation. Once completed, this proposed agreement will ensure continuing coverage and service to all CCAI policyholders.
CSH is committed...
Apr 1, 2019
Today, GROUP1001 has received formal regulatory approval to complete the acquisition of Lackawanna Casualty Company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Lackawanna American Insurance Company and Lackawanna National Insurance Company, together known as “Lackawanna ...
Mar 22, 2019
Austin Police Department and USA Track & Field Olympians Michelle Carter and Kori Carter to mentor at Ripken Foundation clinics
Austin, TX - The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Group1001, and Olympians Michelle Carter and Kori Carter hosted two events this week that aim to reshape the relationship between law enforcemen...
Feb 11, 2019
Press Release - Indianapolis, IN. February 11, 2019
The No. 26 of Zach Veach will take on a bold new look for the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season as primary sponsor GROUP1001 features online financial services platform GAINBRIDGE on Veach’s full-season entry.
Gainbridge is a digital-first annuity and life insurance agency...
Jan 31, 2019
Press Release - Indianapolis Motor Speedway, January 31, 2019
GAINBRIDGE, an online financial services platform providing straightforward access to tax-deferred accumulation and income products, has reached a multiyear agreement to become the presenting sponsor of the Indianapolis 500 starting with the 2019 edition of t...
Nov 15, 2018
Press Release - Wilkes-Barre, PA
Group1001 announced today it will acquire 100% of Lackawanna Casualty Company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Lackawanna American Insurance Company and Lackawanna National Insurance Company, together known as “Lackawanna Insurance Group.”
Lackawanna is currently the 7th largest writer ...
Nov 1, 2018
Oct 24, 2018
Introducing a New Financial Product to Reward Smart Spending Habits with Incredible Cash-Back
Group1001 has unveiled today Relay®, a revolutionary financial product that rewards goal-oriented consumers with incredible cash-back on everyday expenses. Relay’s bold new insurtech offering couples an immediate annuity, issue...
Sep 30, 2018
Consumers are much more informed and no longer as open to being sold. We believe that education and youth sports have the power to transform lives and communities.
September 30, 2018
Sep 17, 2018
Sonoma, CA - Group1001 and IndyCar rookie driver Zach Veach today announced a partnership with leading education technology company EVERFI, Inc that will bring hands-on STEM teaching to classrooms nationwide and inspire the next generation of engineers.
The interactive STEM education program, called Endeavor, introduces...
Sep 10, 2018
Group1001 today announced their sponsorship of Elites Optimization Services (EOS), an organization that offers career coaching, mentoring and job exploration services aimed at helping athletes start and transition to new careers. As a corporate education sponsor, Group1001 will partner with EOS to provide ...
Sep 8, 2018
Together with Group1001 and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, the new field will provide local youth with a clean, safe place to learn, play and grow
Pittsburgh, PA - The City of Pittsburgh, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Dan Towriss, CEO of Group1001, today announced plans to design and construct a new youth athletic...
Sep 5, 2018
Group1001 was launched today as a newly rebranded insurance group in the United States. The group is a privately-owned insurance business with approximately 340,000 policyholders and $37 billion in assets. The rebranded group includes Delaware Life Insurance Company and Delaware Life Insurance Company of N...
Jan 24, 2018
Group1001 Unveils Zach Veach's No. 26 IndyCar
Group1001 and Andretti Autosport have unveiled the NEW LIVERY for Zach Veach’s No. 26 Group1001 Honda Indy car competing in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Veach has raced in every step of the Mazda Road to Indy ladder with Andretti Autosport, including a ...