Summers promoted to Old American Vice President

Kansas City, Mo - Effective Feb.1, 2013, Benton T. Summers, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF, has been named Vice President, Sales at Old American Insurance Company.

Summers joined the Company in 2011 as regional director. In 2012, Summers was promoted to regional vice president.

An industry veteran, Summers entered the insurance profession in 1976 and has more than 32 years of management experience as an agency manager, regional manager, training and development manager and in various sales and marketing positions. Before joining Old American, Benton spent eight years with Financial Industries Corp., in Austin, Texas, where he served as the senior vice president and chief marketing officer of two subsidiary companies of Financial Industries Corp.

As Vice President, Sales, Summers will oversee the sales and marketing of Old American’s general agency field force.

Old American Insurance Company (OAIC) was founded in 1939 and is based in Kansas City, Mo. The company’s primary services include final expense life insurance, final arrangement planning, retirement income replacement insurance and charitable giving life insurance. Affiliated with Kansas City Life Insurance Company since 1991, Old American has nearly $900 million of life insurance in force, operates in 47 states and the District of Columbia, and approximately 200,000 policyholders.

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