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lafayette life insurance company
national integrity life insurance company
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Board of Directors

The guidance provided by a deeply experienced board of directors, representing a broad cross-section of backgrounds, is vital to Western & Southern Financial Group's long-term view on the markets and the steady financial strength and performance it has delivered to our clients for over 130 years. Overseeing a privately held company, the Western & Southern Board of Directors operates according to the powers and responsibilities conferred in the bylaws created when the company officially incorporated back in February of 1888.

john f barrett

John F. Barrett

Chairman of the Board
President and Chief Executive Officer
Western & Southern Financial Group
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
herbert r brown

Herbert R. Brown

Chairman of the Board
President and Chief Executive Officer
Western & Southern Financial Group
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
james n clark

James N. Clark

Former Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Western & Southern Financial Group
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
joann davidson

The Honorable Jo Ann Davidson

Former Speaker
Ohio House of Representatives
(Columbus, Ohio)
robert l lawrence

Robert L. Lawrence

Former Chief Executive Officer, Local TV LLC; and Former President and Chief Operating Officer
Jacor Communications 
(Cincinnati, Ohio) 
jim risk

James K. Risk, III

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Kirby Risk Corporation
(Lafayette, Indiana)
elizabeth smith

Elizabeth A. Smith, ESQ.

Executive Director, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation, Inc
Former Partner, Ice Miller LLP
(Indianapolis, Indiana)
robert truitt

Robert B. Truitt

President and Chief Executive Officer
Ash Access Technology, Inc.
(Lafayette, Indiana)
tom williams

Thomas L. Williams, ESQ.

North American Properties, Inc.
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
john zanotti

John P. Zanotti, ESQ.

Chairman, Integrated Media Technologies, Inc.
(Los Angeles, California)