Mary Bynum, CPCU is an Assistant Vice President in P&C Underwriting at State Farm Insurance Companies.
Mary began her State Farm career in 1992 as an Auto Underwriter in the Ballston Spa Regional Office. She was promoted to Auto Supervisor in 1997. In 2000, she joined Corporate P&C Underwriting as an Underwriting Analyst working with 18 different states. In 2003, she moved to the Great Lakes Zone at the Illinois Operations Center as an Auto Underwriting Section Manager working with Metro Chicago agents. Mary was promoted to Bloomington Customer Response Center (CRC) Director in 2006. In December 2008, Mary moved to Ohio as the Auto & Fire Underwriting Division Manager in the Newark Operations Center. Mary was appointed Executive Assistant in November 2010 and named Assistant Vice President in P&C Underwriting in September 2011. She has responsibility for the P&C Underwriting Services Business Management Office, P&C Underwriting Personal Lines Product Area, and P&C Underwriting Modeling Unit.
Mary received her bachelor’s degree from Hartwick College in New York. She earned her Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and is working to complete her Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation.
Mary and her husband Brent have one daughter, Jessica.