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Meet LIC's 2022 Advisory Board!

Providing the organization with oversight and guidance, the LIC Advisory Board ensures that LIC is best positioned to deliver value to its members and the industry.

LIC Advisory Board

Francois Duguay, FSA (Chair)
EVP & Chief Actuary
Optimum Re

Steve Shaffer (Vice Chair)
President and CEO
Homesteaders Life Company

Tony Mravle (Secretary)
KSKJ Life, American Slovenian Catholic Union

Byron Allen (Immediate Past Chair)
American Savings Life Insurance Company

Dan Acker
President & CMO
SILAC Insurance Company

Joan Cleveland
President & Chief Executive Officer
SWBC Life Insurance Company

Alan Jahde, JD, LL.M
Investors Preferred Life Insurance Company

Steve Lobell, CLU
The American Home Life Insurance Company

Brad Phillips
Liberty Bankers Insurance Group

Tammy Schultz, FLMI
President Preplanning Solutions
CUNA Mutual Group

Greg Temple
President & Chief Executive Officer
Catholic Order of Foresters

Susan Thomas
Texas Service Life Insurance Company

Dierdre Woodruff
Sr. Vice President
Puritan Life Insurance Company of America

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LIC Committees

Learn more about networking committees available to senior management of companies that belong to the Life Insurers Council.

LIC Surveys and Benchmarks

Learn more about LIC Surveys and Benchmarks, including annual reports on Final Expense, Preneed, and Smaller-Company Annuity Sales.

LIC Connect

Online communities at LIC Connect give LIC members 24/7 access to a network of peers at other companies and an archive of informational resources.

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