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CopperPoint Leaders Named Finalists in C-Suite and CFO of the Year Awards

CopperPoint Leaders Named Finalists in C-Suite and CFO of the Year Awards

PHOENIX, Arizona – CopperPoint Insurance Companies, a western-based regional commercial insurance company, announced Scott Shader, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Mark Joos, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, were named finalists in two recent award events. 

Scott Shader was named a finalist in the C-Suite Awards for Chief Operating Officer of the Year sponsored by the Phoenix Business Journal on Nov. 8 at The Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

Mark Joos was named a finalist for Chief Financial Officer of the Year by AZ Business Magazine and AZ Big Media on Nov. 14 at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix, Arizona.

“CopperPoint has been on a journey of transformation as we continue our geographic and product diversification strategy with the vision of becoming the leading regional commercial insurance company for the western United States,” said Marc Schmittlein, President and CEO of CopperPoint Insurance Companies. “These recognitions highlight the excellent work our leaders do to support our strategic initiatives and drive business performance. On behalf of all CopperPoint employees, we congratulate both Scott and Mark on their well-deserved recognition.”

This marks the second year a CopperPoint leader has been recognized in the C-Suite Awards. In 2018, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer Sara Begley was named General Counsel of the Year, the awards highest honor. 

Each year, the Phoenix Business Journal honors C-level executives for the leadership, business and civic contributions they have made to their organizations and to the Phoenix community. 

The CFO of the Year Awards recognize and honor outstanding CFOs from Arizona companies. The award recognizes exemplary financial management in public, private and non-profit organizations

About CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Founded in 1925, CopperPoint Insurance Companies is a leading provider of workers’ compensation and commercial insurance solutions. With an expanded line of insurance products and a growing six state footprint in the southwestern US, CopperPoint embodies stability and sustainability for policyholders in AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, and UT. It has $4 billion in assets, a policyholder surplus of nearly $1.5 billion and no debt. CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Holding Company is the corporate parent of Arizona based CopperPoint Insurance Companies, California based Pacific Compensation Insurance Company, and other CopperPoint insurance entities. All companies are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best. 


Jennifer Johnston

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