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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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Homesteaders Announces Growth Rate Increase on New and In-Force Business

December 11, 2023 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, has announced a growth rate increase of an average of 60 basis points for all new business and an increase of six basis points for most in-force policies. These growth rate increases are in addition to the 30-basis-point increase that took effect in March of 2023 and are among the highest from any nationally ranked preneed provider.

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Homesteaders Recognized as 2023 Top Iowa Workplace

October 3, 2023 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa – Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, has been named a Top Iowa Workplace for the ninth consecutive year.

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Jim Knoepfler Named New Executive Vice President of Domanicare

June 15, 2023 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Domanicare CEO and Homesteaders SVP-Consumer Experience Jon Lefrandt is pleased to announce that Jim Knoepfler has been appointed Executive Vice President of Domanicare. In his new role, Knoepfler will lead the organization’s daily operations.

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Kelly Manion Named New Homesteaders Director of Consumer Marketing

May 17, 2023 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company is pleased to announce that Kelly Manion has joined the company’s consumer engagement team as Director of Consumer Marketing. In her new role, Manion will oversee marketing efforts to support Homesteaders’ consumer-focused initiatives.

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