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SEC S4 Filing
January 26, 2014
Our offices are now located at:
2900 S. 70th St., Suite 400
Lincoln, NE 68506
The PO Box and phone number are unchanged.
January 15, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 15, 2013) Lincoln, Nebraska-based Midwest
Holding Inc., a diversified financial services holding company, announced several promotions,
The Company's Board of Directors named Travis R. Meyer, 39, Vice-Chairman. Meyer, one of
the Company's founders, had served as President since the company's beginning in 2003. He is
a former professional baseball player who has served as Marketing Director for several life
insurance companies. Meyer oversaw the capital-raise that funded the Company's start up and
has overseen sales activities of its life insurance subsidiaries since 2009.
Mark A. Oliver, 54, was named Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as Vice
President and Treasurer of Midwest and CEO of its life insurance subsidiaries. Oliver has more
than 30 years experience in the life insurance industry. Before joining Midwest in 2009, he
served as President and Chief Corporate Officer of Citizens, Inc., a NYSE listed financial
services holding company. He has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions as well as
financial management of life insurance companies.
Chance M. Klasek, 28, was promoted to Vice President, Financial Reporting. He joined
Midwest in 2011 and oversees all financial reporting for the Company and its subsidiaries.
Previously, Klasek worked for KPMG, LLP as a Senior Auditor. He holds a Masters Degree in
Business Administration from the University of Nebraska, Kearney; and is a licensed Certified
Michael T. Mason, 42, was named Vice President and Controller. Mason joined Midwest
during 2012 after serving as Controller of WIN health Partners, a Wyoming HMO organization.
A Certified Public Accountant, Mason has over 20 years of financial, accounting and
management experience in multiple industries. He oversees the daily operations of the Company
and its subsidiaries. He holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business
Todd C. Boeve, 44, was named Vice President, Agency and Corporate Secretary. Boeve joined
the Company in January, 2010. He has served in various capacities during his tenure, most
recently as Agency Secretary, charged with the management of the various marketing activities
of the Company and its subsidiaries. A former PGA Golf Professional, Mr. Boeve was Director
of Golf at Lincoln's Firethorn Golf Club before joining Midwest. Previously, he served as First Assistant Golf Professional at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kansas. He is a
graduate of Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas with a BA in Communications.
Allison J. Fredericks, 35, formerly the Company's Director of Human Resources, was named
Vice President, Director of HR. Fredericks also serves as President of Hot Dot, Inc., a subsidiary
of Midwest. She has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Management from Ohio State
University. Prior to joining Midwest in 2010, she held various positions in Human Resources and
Management at Sensotec, a division of Honeywell, Security Benefit Group and Kid Stuff
Marketing. She is responsible for the management of the Human Resources function for the
Company and all subsidiaries.
"We are blessed as an organization to have the type of capable individuals represented by this
group," said Rick D. Meyer, Chairman of Midwest. "When you have great people, it's exciting
to watch them grow and develop. Fortunately, Midwest continues to grow and provide
opportunities for those who have prepared themselves for the challenges that lie ahead," he said.
"We are excited to be building a Nebraska-based Company that is expanding its presence around
Midwest's focus is to own and develop life insurance companies. Its primary subsidiary is
American Life and Security Corporation, whose headquarters are also located in Lincoln, NE.
Additionally, it owns or controls three other life insurance companies in the United States and
serves as a licensed Third-Party Administrator for life insurance companies. Formed in Lincoln,
Nebraska, Midwest has more than 5,500 shareholders today.