About Ironwood

A proven track record of success in the warranty industry.

Ironwood Warranty Group, LLC is a holding company for a group of leading enterprises that are exclusively focused on supporting warranty and service contract solutions, including.

  • Hornbeam Insurance Company
  • Ironwood Warranty, LLC
  • Ironwood Warranty of Florida, LLC
  • National Service Alliance, LLC

Ironwood Warranty Group is affiliated with American Life and Accident Insurance Company of Kentucky, founded in 1906 and serving the life insurance market within the United States. Hornbeam Insurance and American Life are both owned by Hardscuffle Incorporated, a holding company.

Ms. Nana Lampton, Chair of Hardscuffle Inc., founded Hornbeam Insurance, a national property and casualty insurance carrier to focus on the warranty and service contract markets.

Our team of experts.

Innovative solutions start with innovative people. Our leadership team has decades of experience specializing in the warranty industry, with a proven track record of success.

Kevin Callahan

Julie Messer

Chief Operating Officer

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Dan Tafel

Chief Development Officer

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Chris Karo

General Counsel and Secretary

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Jeanine Skendzel

Senior Vice President of Underwriting

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Suzanne Ricketts

Senior Administrative Assistant

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Jahnna Valdez

Assistant Treasurer

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Leslie Taulbee

Kate Bowling

Director of Operations

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Antonio Nunnally

Data Specialist

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Erica Wilkerson

Claims Specialist

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History of Ironwood

Ironwood Warranty Group, LLC is affiliated with American Life and Accident Insurance Company of Kentucky. American Life was founded in 1906, serving the life insurance market within the United States. Hornbeam Insurance and American Life are both owned by Hardscuffle Incorporated, a holding company. Ms. Nana Lampton, Chair of Hardscuffle Inc., founded Hornbeam Insurance, a national property and casualty insurance carrier, to focus on the warranty and service contract markets.

“Building upon the strong foundation of American Life, our vision is for Ironwood to deliver innovative and unique insurance solutions within the warranty industry.”

Nana Lampton
Chair of Hardscuffle Inc.