MarketPro Places Head of Marketing at Assurity Life

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA–Leading marketing executive search firm MarketPro is excited to announce the placement of Scott Zagurski as Head of Marketing for Assurity Life Insurance Company.

Assurity is a leading nation-wide mutual insurance organization based In Lincoln, Nebraska. The organization was in need of a strategic communications expert who could serve as an agent of change and transform the business’s approach to integrated and digital marketing.

“This was the first time we worked with MarketPro and we appreciate their insight of field along with understanding our expectations and challenges,” said Susan Becker, Assurity’s Director of Human Resources. “Their delivery of talented candidates each week was impressive.”

Zagurski is moving into his new role from Baxter Auto, where he was Chief Marketing Officer. Previously he worked in high-level marketing positions at Mutual of Omaha, giving him insurance industry experience that will be valuable to his success at Assurity.

“We had the opportunity to interview and select from several candidates,” Becker said. “Our ultimate hire of Scott is a great addition to the Assurity team. His industry experience and knowledge of our business along with a strong fit culturally will be very beneficial to our organization. MarketPro in comparison to other retained searches we have conducted previously is excellent. We look forward to partnering with them again!”

The head of marketing executive search that led to finding Zagurski was led by MarketPro President Bob Van Rossum.

“Our team knocked it out of the park finding Scott, this is a great win for him and Assurity alike,” said Van Rossum. “His experience and skillset are a great fit for Assurity’s needs; he’s perfectly suited to turn their marketing department into a marketing powerhouse.”

About MarketPro

MarketPro Inc. is a woman-owned marketing executive search and marketing staffing firm founded in 1996. Headquartered in Atlanta, the nationwide recruitment agency matches high-performing marketers with clients who need their skills and experience to take their business to the next level. MarketPro has former marketers finding and vetting the talent, so only the best get through to our clients. Learn more at

About Assurity

Assurity has long lived our mission of helping people through difficult times, with a heritage dating back to 1890. We provide life insurance, disability and critical illness insurance, and voluntary employee benefits through independent brokers nationwide. Our unrelenting commitment to financial strength and stability has consistently earned us excellent industry ratings. Learn more at