SECURA Insurance promotes O’Brien to Controller

Tim O'Brien

Appleton, Wisconsin (May 23, 2017) — SECURA Insurance recently promoted Tim O’Brien to Controller from Assistant Controller.

“Tim has contributed a great deal to the leadership and bench strength of our Finance team during his 15 years with the company,” said Jeff Kargus, SECURA Vice President & CFO. “In addition to his financial talent and work ethic, he brings genuine warmth and humor to the workplace every day. People like Tim help foster the wonderful people-focused culture we enjoy at SECURA. He has certainly earned this recognition.”

O’Brien joined SECURA in 2002 as the Accounting Manager. He has held various roles within the Finance Division during the past 15 years including Senior Financial Analyst, Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis and, most recently, Assistant Controller. O’Brien came to SECURA from Midwest Security Insurance Companies where he held the position of Team Leader of Corporate Finance.

O’Brien received his Bachelor of Science in accounting and MBA from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and Certified in Financial Management (CFM). He also is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Wisconsin Institute of CPAs, and the Institute of Management Accountants.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse and an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh. He serves on the board of directors at Verve Credit Union and the Chancellor’s advisory board at the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh.

SECURA Insurance is headquartered in Appleton, Wis. More than 475 independent insurance agencies in 12 states represent the company, which provides a broad range of competitive commercial, personal, farm, nonprofit, and special events products. It is known for providing exceptional service to its agents and policyholders since 1900, and is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best for its excellent ability to meet policyholder obligations. The carrier also is a Ward’s Top 50 company for outstanding results in financial performance and consistency over a five-year period. Visit to learn more.