RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) -- RLI Corp. announced today that it has promoted Jeffrey D. Fick to Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Kathleen M. Kappes to Vice President, Human Resources. Fick joined RLI in 2005 as Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to joining RLI, he served in legal and human resources executive roles at HNI Corporation. Fick has 30 years of experience as an attorney and human resources executive. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and law degree from the University of Iowa. Kappes joined RLI in 2006 as Compensation & Benefits Accountant, Human Resources and held various roles within the department before being promoted to Assistant Vice President, Human Resources in 2012. Prior to joining RLI, Kappes served as a compensation analyst at State Farm Insurance. She has extensive experience in compensation, benefits and human resources. Kappes holds a bachelor's and master's degree in accounting from Bradley University. She is a CPA and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation. "Both Jeff and Katie have demonstrated dedication and commitment our company's culture and values," said RLI Corp. Chairman & CEO Jonathan E. Michael. "These promotions reflect their experience and proven success, and I am confident that they will continue to provide strong leadership in their new roles." ABOUT RLI RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) is a specialty insurer serving diverse, niche property, casualty and surety markets. The company provides deep underwriting expertise and superior service to commercial and personal lines customers nationwide. RLI's products are offered through its insurance subsidiaries RLI Insurance Company, Mt. Hawley Insurance Company and Contractors Bonding and Insurance Company. All of RLI's subsidiaries are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company. RLI has paid and increased dividends for 41 consecutive years and delivered underwriting profits for 20 consecutive years. To learn more about RLI and its 50-year history of financial strength, visit www.rlicorp.com.