Mr. Cubbin retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of Meadowbrook Insurance Group in 2016 following a 30-year career with the firm during which time he held various management positions. Mr. Cubbin joined the company as vice president and general counsel, primarily responsible for all legal and regulatory affairs. He was promoted to executive vice president in 1996 and then to president and chief operating officer in 1999, responsible for all operational functions within the company. He became chief executive officer in 2001.
While with Meadowbrook, Mr. Cubbin led the formation of the firm’s insurance company subsidiaries, their initial capital raising efforts, and ultimately led the company’s initial public offering and registration of its stock on the NYSE. He managed all negotiations, due diligence, integration, and regulatory matters relative to dozens of acquisitions over his career. Mr. Cubbin served as a director of Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc., including during the time-period during which Meadowbrook was a public company.
Previously Mr. Cubbin served on the board of directors of Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc. from 2008 to 2013 and on the board of directors of First Merit Corporation from 2013 to 2016. He served as the chair of the audit committee at Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Cubbin has served on the board of Kelly Services, Inc. since 2014, where he serves on the audit committee and as chair of the compensation and talent committee. Mr. Cubbin previously served as a board member, executive committee member, and chair of the finance and investment committee of Business Leaders for Michigan, a non-profit organization, comprised of the state’s senior executives of the state’s largest job providers, which is focused on driving business development and economic change in the State of Michigan.
Mr. Cubbin holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wayne State University and a juris doctor degree from Detroit College of Law. Mr. Cubbin is a licensed attorney and member of the State Bar of Michigan.
Committees: Compensation Committee (Chair), Audit Committee