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News and Views

The latest Ameritas news and views.

JoAnn Martin and Bill Lester October 21, 2019

Ameritas Announces JoAnn Martin to Retire

JoAnn M. Martin will retire from Ameritas as chief executive officer and Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. as chair, effective Jan. 10, 2020. The Boards of Directors named William W. (Bill) Lester to succeed Martin.

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Ameritas employees discuss their mission September 12, 2019

Consumer Convictions Drive Ameritas Mission

Ameritas is taking steps to meet the needs of today’s consumers with core convictions that drive how and why we do business.

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2019 News Release Archive

From product releases to officer elections, Ameritas has the news you want. Check out our news releases to stay informed on the latest from Ameritas.

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Serving Communities

Ameritas has a reputation as a company that cares. But really, we're people who care - who care enough to give. In addition to the articles below, visit our Giving Back page to learn more about how Ameritas supports our local communities.

Boy hitting baseball

September 30, 2019 

Miracle League Creates Community for All

Giving back is a part of who we are and what we value as a company at Ameritas. We’re proud to partner with the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields in Cincinnati, Ohio to make life more fulfilling for everyone.

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July 10, 2019 

Ameritas Supports Local Health Care Initiatives

Health and well-being are important to Ameritas. We want them to be priorities for our associates, our customers and our communities, and we do what we can to support that.

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Ameritas Associates holding a contribution check

June 6, 2019  

Ameritas Provides $10,000 to Support Head Start Programs

Community Action Partnership this month received $10,000 from the Ameritas Charitable Foundation to help support its Early Head Start and Head Start programs.

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Fulfilling Life

We're in the business of fulfilling life, but what does that mean? It's helping people plan their future and live a life rich in happiness, family, joy, prosperity and financial security. We develop and distribute lasting financial strategies and products that help our more than 4 million customers navigate uncertainty and plan their independence.  

Man on ladder shaking hands with co-worker

November 8, 2019

Financial Wellness for Employees Through Retirement Plans

For business owner, Corry Lawler, providing financial wellness for employees was a priority since day one.

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construction workers walking

November 4, 2019

Financial Strategy for a Growing Business

When Corry filled his father's role as CEO of Lawman Heating and Cooling, Inc., Corry started thinking about small business succession planning..

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Ameritas employee discussing insurance

March 28, 2019

Vision Care Insurance for Employees: A Valuable Benefit

Amber appreciates the vision care insurance her company provides as an employee benefit.

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Members of the Media

For electronic assets, please download a copy of our media kit. This kit includes the Ameritas fact sheet, annual report, logos, leadership photos and bios, and home office photo.

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Media Contacts

To speak with a media relations representative please contact:

Ann Avery
Senior Corporate Communications Manager
Desk: 402-467-7819
Cell: 402-540-0867
Hunter Reeves
Senior Media Relations Specialist
Desk: 402-467-7743
Cell: 402-440-4381
Twitter: @Hunter_Ameritas


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