Michael E. LaRocco

President and CEO, State Auto Insurance Companies, and Chairman, State Auto Financial Group

www.stateauto.com

The State Auto Insurance Companies market products and services throughout the United States through independent insurance agencies, which include retail agencies and wholesale brokers. Group assets are in excess of $4.0 billion with direct written premium of $2.1 billion. State Auto’s public company, State Auto Financial (NASDAQ:STFC) has been named one of America’s 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies by Forbes, and State Auto has been recognized by a leading consumer publication as having among the best auto and homeowners claim service in the insurance industry.