The Global Insurance Accelerator announced it is starting the search for a new managing director. The full-time position begins in May with a transition period and the new director taking over officially in August. 

“In the last three years, Nicole Gunderson, our current managing director, has grown the GIA and its operations to assist in the development of viable and innovative insurtech companies through our extensive mentor network and alumni support programs,” said Dave Wingert, executive vice president of Grinnell Mutual and board chair for the GIA. “We are looking for a new leader who is a motivated, dynamic candidate with entrepreneurial experience in a technology startup, and who can continue growing the GIA long-term by working closely with our insurance industry partners.” 

Nicole Gunderson has led the GIA since 2019. The announcement did not include Gunderson’s next steps.

Editor’s note: This item has been edited to correct Gunderson’s start date at the GIA to 2019.