CHICAGO — The Warranty Group Inc., a provider of service plans and related benefits, announced July 7 that Jeanne Jurasek, formerly with Ernst & Young, has joined the company as senior vice president — director of internal audit.

"Jeanne brings critical skill sets to our global family,” said David Vickers, chief financial officer. “With her deep experience and industry expertise, she will provide guidance and support for our growth and profit objectives.”

Jurasek has 18 years of audit and financial services experience at Ernst & Young, where she was responsible for managing and coordinating multiple audit teams primarily for the life and health and property/casualty insurance industries.

Jurasek holds a B.S. degree from Miami University (Ohio) and is a certified public accountant and member of AICPA.