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Western & Southern Life Named a 2020 Military Friendly® Spouse Employer

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Western & Southern Life has earned the 2020 Military Friendly® Spouse Employer designation from VIQTORY, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse magazines. This is the sixth consecutive year Western & Southern Life has earned the Military Friendly® Spouse designation.

"Western & Southern Life is committed to helping military spouses find satisfying and rewarding careers,” said Troy D. Brodie, president of Western & Southern Life’s agency group, the company’s field agent sales force. “We understand and respect the needs of military spouses and value the education and talent they bring.”

With more than 100 offices across the United States, the company's field agent sales force provides middle-income Americans access to life insuranceannuitiesinvestments and retirement strategies.

Institutions earning the Military Friendly® Spouse Employer designation were evaluated using both public and government data sources and responses from a comprehensive survey completed by the employer.

Western & Southern Life will be showcased, along with 106 other 2020 Military Friendly® Spouse Employers, in the January 2020 issue of Military Spouse magazine and on the Military Friendly® website. Western & Southern Life was also named a 2020 Top 10 Military Friendly Employer for the eighth time in August.

About Military Spouse Friendly® Employers
The survey questions, methodology, criteria, and weightings were developed with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of educators and employers. Ernst & Young, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, independently evaluated the scoring methodology used for the Military Spouse Friendly Employers list using the criteria set forth by VIQTORY. The services performed by EY are limited to advisory procedures and do not provide assurance over the scoring methodology. The survey is administered for free and is open to all post-secondary schools and employers that wish to participate. Criteria for consideration can be found at the Military Friendly® website.

Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs® and Military Friendly® brands. VIQTORY and its brands are not part of or endorsed by the U.S. Dept. of Defense or any federal government entity. Learn more about VIQTORY

About Western & Southern Life
The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Western-Southern Life Assurance Company (both known as Western & Southern Life), are members of Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) and offer life insurance, interest-sensitive life insurance, fixed annuities, retirement strategies and personalized needs analysis for individuals, families and businesses in the middle-income market. It serves customers through more than 100 field offices nationwide, plus a call center known as the Client Relationship Center at the company's headquarters in Cincinnati. The company is a Military Friendly® Employer and Military Friendly® Spouse Employer. For financial tools, career opportunities and product information, visit Western & Southern Life.

About Western & Southern Financial Group
Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company, is now the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned ($55 billion) and managed ($26 billion) total $81 billion as of June 30, 2019. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its seven life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Gerber Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings and a Comdex Ranking of 96. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.¹ IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners LLC¹; Touchstone Advisors, Inc.¹; Touchstone Securities, Inc.²; W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.²; and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. Western & Southern is the title sponsor of six major community events every year, including the Western & Southern Open, a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world's top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.

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