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Matt Ruma

Matt is the local Sales Market Leader for the External Distribution Channel in Nebraska. He has a diverse background of experience developing relationships and hands-on experience selling Medicare.

Mark Rush

Since March 2013, Mark Rush has served as Assistant Vice President and National Sales Director - U.S. Division for Foresters Financial, an international financial services provider specializing in life insurance and investment products. Mr. Rush introduces and promotes the sale of insurance products, working closely with field marketing organizations and beyond.

Jay Spence, CLU®

Jay Spence, CLU®, is the Senior Wholesaler at National Western Life. A native of Ohio and a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Jay started his career with John Hancock.

Jon Summers

You could say Jon’s been in the insurance industry his entire life. With his father in the industry, Jon grew up with a special appreciation for the entrepreneurial spirit.

Craig Taylor, CLF®

With more than 21 years of experience in the insurance industry, a master’s degree in management and leadership, and Series 6, 63, 26 & 51 and many other designations, Craig is a great leader and asset to Senior Market Sales.

Brent DeGroot, LTCP, CLTC

Brent DeGroot, National Brokerage Health Sales Director, LTCi, has worked at Mutual of Omaha for 8+ years and has been involved in the LTCi industry since 2002. 

Lance R. Larsen, CLU, ChFC, LLIF

Lance Larsen, CLU, ChFC, LLIF, is a Key Accounts Manager for Transamerica’s Brokerage Channel based out of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Lance is a 20+ year veteran of the financial services industry, joining Transamerica in 2007.

Marci Fried

Marci Fried is a Professional Business Advisor and Speaker with Pareto Systems. Her background is extensive and covers a wide spectrum including roles as a Financial Advisor, Senior Management at a Fortune 500 Company and building and running a successful small business for nearly a decade.

Whitney Gramlich

Whitney has been in the financial services industry over 14 years. She joined American Equity in 2014 as Marketing Phone Specialist, and was named Field Marketing Specialist for the North Central and Northwest Regions in 2015.

Rob Heins

Rob has worked with National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) for over 10 years. It makes sense that in that amount of time, he has spent time in various departments throughout the company.

Randy Johnson

Randy has 32 years of experience in the industry, 26 of which were spent in the field. Owning his own financial business gave him a lot of experience and makes him a great source of knowledge. He also earned his CFP* designation and was certified as a METDESK agent while with New England Financial.

Robert Kelson

Robert Kelson is Vice President of Independent Retirement Sales. He is responsible for growing fixed index annuities (FIA) sales within the Independent Marketing Organization (IMO) channel. In this role, Robert trains marketers and agents on the company’s products, manages key accounts and helps ensure his team meets their sales goals.

Cecil Kay

Cecil is an intellectual property attorney in Northern Virginia.  For over 20 years, he has focused his practice on assisting clients in capturing and deploying their intellectual property assets to maximum benefit, through litigation and enforcement, licensing, and through the acquisition and deployment of funding for development of the client’s intellectual property assets.

Kirt Nolde, CLU, ChFC

Kirt Nolde serves as a Regional Vice President for Protective Life covering central territories. Kirt concentrated his career on developing and distributing life insurance products and services in the independent brokerage agency marketplace.

Allen Pauley

As a Vice President of Legacy Safeguard, I have over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry that started as an agent selling Medicare supplements, I also have over fifteen years of experience in the home office of some large insurance companies. In addition, I served eight years as the Marketing Vice President of two large successful National IMO offices.