Company Leadership

The Homesteaders executive team provides leadership to ensure Homesteaders’ security and stability long into the future.

Chief Executive Officer

Steve-Shaffer

Steve Shaffer

Board Chair, President and CEO

Chief Operating Officer

Nick Gerhart

Nick Gerhart

Chief Operating Officer

Executive Leadership

Wade Comstock

Wade Comstock

Executive VP-Operations

Marla Lacey

Marla G. Lacey

Executive VP-General Counsel

Lyndon Peterson

Lyndon Peterson

Executive VP-Sales & Marketing

Steve Pick

Steve W. Pick

Executive VP-Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

Senior Leadership

Will Bischoff

Will Bischoff

Senior VP-Strategic Markets

Tonja Clark

Tonja Clark

Senior VP-Human Resources/Facilities

Laurie Covington

Laurie Covington

Senior VP-Enterprise Strategic Planning

Tom Doruska

Tom Doruska

Senior VP-Chief Actuary

Doug Earney

Doug Earney

Senior VP-Chief Investment Officer

Krista Frank

Krista Frank

Senior VP-Customer Service

Luke Frieberg

Luke Frieberg

President, eFuneral Solutions, LLC

Ryan-Goins-2

Ryan Goins

Senior VP-Finance & Accounting

Jon Lefrandt

Jon Lefrandt

Chief Consumer Experience Officer, Elevia

Danielle Burmeister

Danielle Burmeister

VP-Marketing & Communications

Ron Crawley

Ron Crawley

VP-IT Application Delivery

Dan Lodermeier

Dan Lodermeier

VP-Field Sales

Tristan Moreland

Tristan Moreland

VP-IT Infrastructure and Operations

Scott Morris

Scott Morris

VP-Business Development

Jill Muenich

Jill Muenich

VP-Independent Distribution 

Judi Naanep

Judith Naanep

VP-Actuarial Services

Caitlin-Proudfoot

Caitlin Proudfoot

VP-Accounting

Joe Sherrard

Joe Sherrard

VP-IT Help Desk & Security

Tracy Whitaker

Tracy Whitaker

VP-Chief Compliance Officer, Associate General Counsel