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AM Best Company Affirms Homesteaders' Financial Strength

May 9, 2024 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — AM Best Company, a global rating agency focused on the insurance industry, has affirmed Homesteaders Life Company’s financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) with a stable outlook.

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Scott Morris Named Vice President, Business Development

April 9, 2024 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company SVP-Strategic Markets Will Bischoff announced today that Scott Morris has been promoted to VP-Business Development.

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Homesteaders Introduces Calling Hours, A New Podcast for Funeral Professionals

March 26, 2024 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company has launched Calling Hours, a podcast for funeral professionals hosted by Homesteaders’ VP-Marketing Communications, Danielle Burmeister. Calling Hours will feature candid conversations with leading voices in the end-of-life space.

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Nick Gerhart Appointed Homesteaders COO

February 27, 2024 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company President, CEO and Board Chair Steve Shaffer announced that Nick Gerhart has been appointed the company’s Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Gerhart will direct Homesteaders’ long-term strategic growth and innovation.

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Homesteaders Policy Owners Vote to Reorganize as Mutual Holding Company

February 21, 2024 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company’s policy owners have voted restructure into a mutual holding company. The vote took place during Homesteaders’ annual policy owner meeting held earlier this week and follows the Board of Director’s unanimous vote to approve the restructuring late last year.

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Lisa Recker Returns to Homesteaders as Senior Account Executive

February 16, 2024 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company Regional Director Terri Bordenkircher is pleased to announce that Lisa Recker has returned to Homesteaders’ industry-leading team of account executives. Recker will once again serve as a Senior Account Executive for funeral home customers in Ohio. 

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Ryan Goins Named Homesteaders SVP-Finance and Accounting

February 14, 2024 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company EVP-CFO and Treasurer Steve Pick is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Goins as Homesteaders’ SVP-Finance and Accounting.

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Homesteaders Recognizes Outstanding Account Executives

February 6, 2024 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, held its sales recognition ceremony last week in Las Vegas, Nevada. The annual event, which is an almost 30-year-old tradition, celebrates the exceptional service of its industry-leading team of account executives.

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Homesteaders Releases All-New Seventh Edition of Preneed Motivators

January 9, 2024 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa – Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, has announced the release of the seventh edition of Preneed Motivators. This publication provides information about the demographics, behavior and experiences of people who arrange and fund advance funeral plans.

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Homesteaders Honors Exceptional Employees

December 14, 2023 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, recently announced the winners of its annual Homesteaders Heroes program. The peer-nominated awards recognize employees who demonstrate Homesteaders’ mission and make an impact on the success of both the company and its funeral home customers.

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