JoAnn Martin

“We want our customers to be in a better place because of their relationship with Ameritas.”
— JoAnn M. Martin

Fulfilling life is what we do. Every day.

Caring about our customers is a tradition at Ameritas. The satisfaction we derive from serving others is ingrained in our culture, and our people set us apart.

This customer-oriented culture is rooted in our structure as a mutual-based organization. Ameritas is a company with a great story to tell about a heritage of financial strength and a focus on stable, long-term growth. We value hard work, responsibility and reliability, and that will never change.

We are passionate about helping make the lives of our customers and their families better through the competitive insurance, employee benefits and financial services we offer. We are proud of the positive impact Ameritas has on the people and communities we serve. We are proud to say we’re in the business of fulfilling life.

This is our calling at Ameritas.

 

 

JoAnn M. Martin, CPA, FLMI
Chief Executive Officer

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

STANDING (LEFT TO RIGHT)

  • James R. Krieger

    Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
    Gallup, Inc.

  • Kim M. Robak

    Senior Partner
    Mueller Robak LLC

  • Thomas W. "Tommy" Knapp

    Academic Director
    University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business

  • Paul C. "Chip" Schorr IV

    Senior Managing Director
    One Equity Partners

  • Bryan E. Slone

    President
    Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry

  • Patricia A. McGuire

    President
    Trinity Washington University

  • D. Wayne Silby

    Founding Chairman
    Calvert Funds

SITTING (LEFT TO RIGHT)

  • William W. Lester

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

  • Tonn M. Ostergard

    Chair and Chief Executive Officer
    Crete Carrier Corporation

  • JoAnn M. Martin

    Chief Executive Officer
    Ameritas Mutual Holding Company

  • John S. “Sid” Dinsdale

    Chairman
    Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.

  • James P. Abel

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    NEBCO, Inc.

Leadership Team

  • JoAnn M. Martin, CPA, FLMI

    Chief Executive Officer
    Ameritas Mutual Holding Company

  • William W. Lester, CFA, FLMI

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

Individual Division and Ameritas Investment Corp.

  • Ryan C. Beasley, CFP, CLU, ChFC, MSFS, LLIF

    Executive Vice President
    Individual Division

  • Heather Jansen

    Senior Vice President - Operations
    Ameritas Investment Corp.

  • Robert M. Jurgensmeier, FSA, MAAA

    Senior Vice President
    Individual Product and Independent Distribution

  • Lisa A. Mullen, CPA, FLMI

    Senior Vice President
    Individual Financial Operations

  • Kurt Swallow

    Senior Vice President - Agency & Advisor Distribution
    President - Ameritas Investment Corp.

  • Steven J. Valerius, FLMI

    Senior Vice President
    Individual Division

Retirement Plans

  • James M. Kais

    Senior Vice President
    Retirement Plans

Group Division

  • Karen M. Gustin, LLIF

    Executive Vice President
    Group Division

  • James J. Barone

    Senior Vice President
    Group Distribution

  • Patrick D. “Drew” Fleming

    Senior Vice President
    Group National Accounts and Key Partnering Relationships

  • Bruce E. Mieth

    Senior Vice President
    Group Operations

  • Kelly J. Wieseler, FSA, MAAA

    Senior Vice President
    Group Chief Actuary and Underwriting

Ameritas Investment Partners

  • James Mikus, CFA, FLMI

    President and Chief Executive Officer

Shared Services

  • Susan K. Wilkinson, CPA, FLMI

    Executive Vice President,
    Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

  • Brent F. Korte

    Senior Vice President
    and Chief Marketing Officer

  • Christine M. Neighbors, Esq.

    Senior Vice President, General Counsel
    and Assistant Secretary

  • April L. Rimpley, LLIF, FLMI

    Senior Vice President
    Human Resources

  • Robert-John H. Sands, Esq., CLU, ChFC

    Senior Vice President, General Counsel
    and Corporate Secretary

  • Carrie C. Weber

    Senior Vice President
    Compliance and Risk

  • Linda A. Whitmire, FSA, MAAA

    Senior Vice President,
    Chief Actuary, Corporate

  • Richard A. Wiedenbeck

    Senior Vice President
    and Chief Information Officer