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LOMA’s Life Insurers Council (LIC) Names Douglas Tuttle to Be Its 2017 Board of Directors Chair

ATLANTA, Feb. 16, 2017 – At its annual meeting last week in Orlando, the Life Insurers Council (LIC), a subsidiary of LOMA, named Douglas Tuttle, FLMI, FICF, ALHC, president and chief executive officer, LCBA, to be chair of the 2017 LIC Board of Directors.

Mr. Tuttle succeeds Mike Fosbury, CFA, chief executive officer, Columbian Mutual, who will serve as LIC immediate past chair.

“The LIC has been fortunate to have the benefit of Doug Tuttle’s contribution to our board for more than five years,” said Jeff Shaw, CLU, ChFC, executive director of the LIC. “LCBA is an outstanding example of how smaller companies can successfully differentiate themselves from their competition through strategic focus and innovative execution. Doug brings the same leadership skills to the LIC that have helped LCBA succeed, and we are excited to have the opportunity to continue working with him.”

Doug's insurance career spans 27 years in the industry, beginning at LCBA in 1992. His LCBA career began as a programmer/analyst. During his tenure at LCBA he has been in charge of underwriting, claims, member service, fraternal department, sales, marketing, product development and information systems. His broad range of experience serves him well as president and chief executive officer. Doug holds a BSBA (information systems and accounting majors) from Gannon University in Erie, PA and holds multiple insurance designations to include FLMI, FIFC, ALHC and ACS.

LIC also announced the election of Cynthia Tidwell, president and CEO of Royal Neighbors of America, as LIC vice chair and Tammy Schultz, executive vice president and president of preneed business, American Memorial/Assurant, as LIC secretary for 2017.

Three new members have joined the LIC Board of Directors:

  • Francois Duguay, FCIA, FSA, senior vice president, risk management and chief actuary, Optimum Re
  • Michael Lawrence, president & chief executive officer of North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company
  • David K. Mullen, FLMI, president – preneed life management, Global Atlantic Financial Group

Continuing LIC Board members are Byron Allen, president/CEO of American Savings Life; Keith O’Reilly, chief executive officer of Gerber Life; Jason Overbaugh, vice president of Security National Life; Brad Phillips, president of Liberty Bankers Life; Mark Singleton, president and CEO of 5Star Life; and Susan Thomas, president/CEO of Texas Service Life.

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About Life Insurers Council
The Life Insurers Council (www.loma.org/lic) is a council of LOMA that provides networking and practical business solutions for small-to-midsize life insurance companies, with a mission of improving performance through shared excellence.

About LOMA
Established in 1924, with nearly 1,200 member companies in over 80 countries, LOMA is committed to a business partnership with its worldwide members in the insurance and financial services industry to improve their management and operations through quality employee development, research, information sharing and related products and services. To find out more about LOMA and the learning opportunities it offers, visit www.loma.org.