Lisa L Keysar, president and chief executive officer of Union Mutual Insurance Company, has been elected to serve on the board of directors of Special Olympics Vermont.
“It is my pleasure and honor to work with Lisa in a professional capacity in the insurance industry and on the board at Special Olympics Vermont,” said board chair Jay Nunn. “Given her strong business acumen and love of the SOVT mission, she was the perfect choice to join our board, and we are honored that she has done so.”
Keysar has long supported Special Olympics Vermont’s mission of promoting inclusion through sports. She is consistently one of the top annual fundraisers for the organization through the Penguin Plunge and has volunteered at the Summer Games since 2015. Keysar is serving as co-chair of the 2022 Special Olympics Vermont Benefit Golf Tournament May 23 at Burlington Country Club.
“I am pleased that I will be able to carry out my personal and professional commitment to Special Olympics Vermont by serving on the SOVT board of directors,” Keysar said. “Union Mutual’s support of Special Olympics Vermont throughout the year ... has become a cornerstone of our award-winning company culture, and we have developed many meaningful relationships through this partnership.”
The board of Special Olympics Vermont helps raise the funds essential to offer programming and focuses on the sound financial management of the organization. Directors also bring time and talent to the board to help the organization run as efficiently and effectively as possible.