Sammons Financial Group Promotes Amy Rider to Vice President of Strategic Risk and Mortality Management

WEST DES MOINES, IA - Nov. 13, 2019 – Sammons® Financial Group, Inc. (SFG) is pleased to announce the promotion of Amy Rider, FALU, FLMI, to vice president, strategic risk and mortality management. In her new role, Rider will oversee the strategic direction of the mortality risk function and will be responsible for establishing the core underwriting guidelines that drive SFG’s mortality results. 

“Amy is a true asset to SFG who brings to the organization strong technical expertise in insurance underwriting along with exemplary leadership skills,” said Jeremy Bill, vice president, product development. “We are excited to have her lead the strategic direction of risk and mortality management for SFG.” 

With over 25 years of insurance underwriting experience, Rider has extensive knowledge in the policies and procedures, new tools and technology that will enable her to continue to enhance SFG’s existing underwriting program. She joined SFG in 2016 as associate vice president of mortality management. Prior to joining SFG, Rider served as director of underwriting and risk management at Optimum Re Insurance Company.  

Rider has held various positions within the Rocky Mountain Society of Home Office Underwriters (RMSHOU) and Academy of Life Underwriting (ALU). In 2013, she was the recipient of the ALU’s Charles A. Will Award. Amy has a vast network across the industry, and is often called upon to speak at conferences about underwriting innovation and mortality management.


About Sammons® Financial Group, Inc.

The companies of Sammons® Financial Group, Inc. help families and businesses protect their future to enjoy life’s moments today. A subsidiary of Sammons Enterprises, Inc., Sammons Financial Group is privately owned with member companies that are among the most enduring and stable in the financial services industry. Our companies include Midland National® Life Insurance Company (including Sammons® Corporate Markets); North American Company for Life and Health Insurance®; and  Sammons Institutional GroupSM (including Midland Retirement Distributors® and  Sammons Retirement Solutions®). Together, we offer today’s most sought-after life insurance, annuity, and retirement planning products. Sammons Financial Group: With You for Every Moment®.