March 16, 2017
Ann Callaghan of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Joins NSCRO Board of Directors
Photo: Ann Callaghan
National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Release: Medford, NJ 16 March 2017
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) welcomes Ann Callaghan, senior communications manager of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual), to its Board of Directors. Callaghan will work with NSCRO to enhance the mission of the organization and continue to grow participation within the sport.
Over the last three years, Penn Mutual has made a strong commitment to the sport of rugby – most notably through championship title sponsorships and by partnering with rugby business networking programs nationwide. Callaghan, who has been a part of aligning these business initiatives from the beginning, has a special understanding and appreciation for the sport, its progressive development in the US, as well as the philosophies and values of NSCRO.
“Through Penn Mutual’s various connections to the sport, it’s been great to see the increased interest and evolution of rugby, and it’s exciting to see how rugby will continue to develop with student-athletes and fans,” said Callaghan. “I’m thrilled to be part of the Board of Directors for NSCRO, and truly look forward to helping the organization in its mission to support the sport’s growth, bring awareness to the collegiate level, and bolster visibility and progress within women’s teams.”
“We appreciate Penn Mutual’s advocacy of rugby and are eager to have Ann join us in furthering our mission”, said Steve Cohen, president of NSCRO. “We are enthusiastic about spreading the message behind rugby, and all that the sport stands for, and we can do that by connecting passionate ruggers and partnering with people just like Ann.”
About National Small College Rugby Organization
Since 2007, the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has been at the forefront of fostering and developing small college rugby programs in the United States. NSCRO is comprised of more than 240 men’s and 135 women’s colleges and universities who participate in more than 30 leagues for an opportunity compete on a national level and showcase their abilities to a broader and larger audience.
By focusing on small colleges and universities, we help bring these schools, their teams and players exposure outside of their conference/union while also giving them a chance at a national title and ranking. NSCRO provides a responsive national organization dedicated to small colleges and universities which has helped legitimize rugby in the eyes of school administrators. The increased visibility and recognition from NSCRO has led to better school support, greater on-campus interest in rugby and more alumni involvement.
About The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company
Since 1847, Penn Mutual has been driven by our purpose to create a world of possibilities. At the heart of this purpose is the belief that purchasing life insurance is the most protective, responsible and rewarding action a person can take, and is central to a sound financial plan. The company is committed to helping families unlock life’s possibilities through life insurance and annuity solutions. This is accomplished through a national network of financial professionals, who help clients make great things possible. Penn Mutual supports its field representatives with brokerage services through Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc., Registered Investment Advisor and wholly owned subsidiary. Member FINRA/SIPC. Visit Penn Mutual on the Internet at http://www.pennmutual.com/.
NSCRO is “The Home of Small College Rugby in America”.
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