G. Janelle Frost Biography

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G. Janelle Frost (Chair)
President and Chief Executive Officer
DeRidder, Louisiana

Appointed: January 2017
Term expires: December 31, 2022

G. Janelle Frost has served as president and chief executive officer of AMERISAFE Inc. in DeRidder, Louisiana, since 2015. AMERISAFE Inc. is a specialty provider of workers' compensation insurance focused on small to mid-sized employers engaged in hazardous industries, principally construction, trucking, and agriculture. AMERISAFE actively markets workers' compensation insurance in 27 states. The company's financial strength rating is "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.

Other positions she has had with AMERISAFE Inc. include president and chief operating officer from 2013 to 2015, executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2008 to 2013, and various other positions from 1992 to 2008.

Ms. Frost is chair of the board of directors of the New Orleans Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and a member of the board of directors of AMERISAFE Inc. She is also a member of the Young Presidents' Organization, Louisiana Chapter.

She received a BS degree from McNeese State University in 1992. She is a 75th Anniversary Notable Alumna of McNeese State University and a Hall of Fame member of their College of Business. In 2016, she was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by McNeese State University.