On behalf of the Donegal Insurance Group, I would like to welcome you to our web site and thank you for your interest in our company. For more than 100 years, we have been steadfast in our commitment to meet the comprehensive property and casualty insurance needs of the people we serve. It has been our longstanding goal to outperform the industry in terms of service and profitability, thereby providing value to our policyholders and stockholders. In pursuing that endeavor, we have adopted solid strategies of providing custom-tailored insurance products in the strong regional economies in which we operate.
Our web site has been designed to provide information of interest to many individuals. For those seeking general information, check out the About Us section. Here you will find specific information about the Donegal Insurance Group, including our history and corporate structure. Employment opportunities are also presented in this section for individuals interested in joining our organization.
If you are a current customer, the Customer Service section is designed for you. In addition to finding helpful information and e-mail contacts, you may register online to access a secure area of our site named "Donegal Express". Registered users may view policy billing information and pay premium bills online. No registration is necessary to make a credit card payment online if you select Make a Payment.
If you are considering placing your insurance with us, the Our Products section describes the different types of policies issued by our companies and the coverages they provide. Select Find An Agent to locate an independent agent in your vicinity that represents our group of companies.
We have devoted the Investor Relations portion of the site to our publicly-traded entity, Donegal Group Inc., which is the holding company for Atlantic States Insurance Company, Southern Insurance Company of Virginia, Michigan Insurance Company, Le Mars Insurance Company, The Peninsula Insurance Company, Peninsula Indemnity Company, and Sheboygan Falls Insurance Company, including online versions of Annual Reports, press releases, financial statements and stockholder services.
Whatever your purpose in searching out our site, we are pleased that you are here, and we hope that both the quantity and quality of the information we have included will exceed your expectations. If you are not yet a policyholder of the Donegal Insurance Group, we welcome you to consider us for your insurance needs as we continue to pursue excellence in serving many regions within the Mid-Atlantic, Southeastern, Midwestern and New England regions of the United States. As we look to the future, we will continue to strive for prudent growth and to manage our companies in the manner that has made the Donegal Insurance Group a leader among the nation's medium-sized insurance organizations.
Donald H. Nikolaus