Sandra G. Parrillo
Sandra Glaser Parrillo, CPCU, is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Providence Mutual Fire Insurance Company, Providence, Rhode Island and its subsidiary Providence Plantations Insurance Company. Ms. Parrillo joined The Providence in 1977 as an underwriter. She served in several underwriting and management positions with The Providence and was named vice president and secretary in 1995. In 1999, she was elected senior vice president of underwriting and marketing. In 2000, Ms. Parrillo was elected to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of The Providence Mutual Fire Insurance Company and its subsidiary, Providence Plantations Insurance Company.
Ms. Parrillo was awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics from Rhode Island College, Magna cum laude, in 1978. She received the Wall Street Journal Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior in Economics and Management. In December,1992 she earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, High Honors, from the University of Rhode Island. She was elected to the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and the Business Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma. She was awarded the designation of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter in 1986, and the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor in 2000. In 2001, she received the Charles B. Willard Achievement Award from Rhode Island College. She was recognized as one of the region’s 25 most industrious and influential business women in the Providence Business News’ 2008 Business Women edition. In 2010 she received the Women in Insurance Leadership Award from Insurance Networking News magazine.
Ms. Parrillo serves as a director of Cranston Print Works, Cranston, RI; Mutual Fire Insurance Association, Peabody, Massachusetts; the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce; and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. She is Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. She also serves as a director and Chairman of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, Indianapolis, Ind.; Past Chairman of the Governing Committee of the Rhode Island Joint Reinsurance Association and is a member of the Insurance Commission of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, the Rhode Island Governor’s Insurance Council, the Business Advisory Council for the University of Rhode Island’s College of Business Administration, the President’s Council of Providence College and the Board of Governors of the Rhode Island Commodores. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Institute for CPCU. An active member of the American Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters, she formerly served as a director of the Rhode Island Chapter.
Ms. Parrillo resides with her husband Richard, daughter, Marissa and son, RJ in North Smithfield, Rhode Island.