CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) announced today that Charles Steele will join the company as President of the Reserve National business, which provides life, health and accident expense insurance products. Steele will report directly to Mark A. Green, Kemper’s Life & Health division President, and will be based in Oklahoma City. In conjunction with this change, Kemper announced that Andrew F. Schallhorn will be leaving the company.
“We are pleased to have Charles take the helm of our Reserve National business. He brings a track record of success in driving profitable growth in the life and health insurance space. With his extensive sales and product development leadership experience he will be able to provide valuable insights and leadership to our team,” said Green. “We extend our best wishes to Andy as he explores next steps in his career.”
Steele most recently served as Vice President of Sales for the broker/aggregator market with Connecture, an employee benefits technology company. His prior roles included several senior executive roles with Assurant Health as well as several sales and product development roles with Great-West Healthcare. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History at Whitman College and Masters of Business Administration degree from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.