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Meet the Senior Leadership Team Behind Our Success

With a clear vision and a drive to achieve, our leadership team inspires excellence across our company that guides our growth as a leader in the financial services industry.

Western & Southern Companies are led by John F. Barrett, Chairman, President & CEO of Western & Southern Mutual Holding Company, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc., The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, and Western-Southern Life Assurance Company.
Karen Chamberlain

Karen A. Chamberlain

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
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Kim Chiodi

Kim R. Chiodi

Senior Vice President, Public Relations & Corporate Communications
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Lisa Fangman

Lisa B. Fangman

Senior Vice President, Insurance Operations
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Daniel Harris

Daniel W. Harris

Senior Vice President & Chief Actuary
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D. Todd Henderson

D. Todd Henderson

Senior Vice President & Chief Risk Officer
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Bradley J Hunkler

Bradley J. Hunkler

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer 
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Steve Hussey

Stephen G. Hussey, Jr.

Senior Vice President, Compensation & Benefits
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Linda Lake

Linda M. Lake

Senior Vice President, Human Resources
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Roger Lanham

Roger M. Lanham

Senior Vice President & Co-Chief Investment Officer
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Jill McGruder

Jill T. McGruder

Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
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Jonathan Niemeyer

Jonathan D. Niemeyer

Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel
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Nicholas Sargen

Nicholas P. Sargen

Senior Vice President & Chief Economist
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James J. Vance

James J. Vance

Senior Vice President & Treasurer
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Brendan White

Brendan M. White

Senior Vice President & Co-Chief Investment Officer
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Vice Presidents

  • Edward J. Babbitt, Government Relations
  • Keith T. Clark, M.D., Medical Director
  • Wade M. Fugate, Controller
  • Kevin L. Howard, Deputy General Counsel
  • Phillip E. King, Auditor
  • Daniel R. Larsen, Chief Tax Officer
  • Todd A. Lee, Marketing & Digital Center of Excellence
  • Bruce W. Maisel, Chief Compliance Officer

Leaders of Our Member Companies

  • Columbus Life Insurance Company - J. J. Miller, President & CEO; Steven J. Sanders, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Eagle Realty Group, LLC - Thomas M. Stapleton, President
  • Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc. - Maribeth S. Rahe, President & CEO
  • IFS Financial Services, Inc. - Jill T. McGruder, President & CEO
  • Insurance Profillment Solutions, LLC - Robert J. DalSanto, President
  • Integrity Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company - Jill T. McGruder, President & CEO
  • Touchstone Investments, Steven M. Graziano, President
  • W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc., Mark E. Caner, President
  • The Lafayette Life Insurance Company - Bryan C. Dunn, President & CEO; Lawrence R. Silverstein, Chief Marketing Officer
  • W&S Agency Group & W&S Brokerage Services, Inc. - Troy D. Brodie, President