Bankers Life and Casualty Company President Perry Named To The American College's Board of Trustees

Thursday, March 20, 2008

CHICAGO (March 20, 2008)

Scott Perry, President of national life and health insurer Bankers Life and Casualty Company, has been named to The American College's Board of Trustees.

"We're delighted to have Scott join our Board of Trustees," said Dr. Larry Barton, President and CEO of The American College. "His experience and industry insight will be a great asset to us as we continuously evolve to meet and exceed the needs of the professionals and companies we serve."

The American College provides graduate and professional continuing education in the field of financial services. The non-profit educational institution serves as a business partner in meeting the leadership and development needs of insurance companies, banks and brokerage firms.

"I'm honored to be involved with The American College," said Perry. "Their commitment to the education and development of professionals in the financial services industry has and will continue to help tens of thousands of individuals build successful careers, leading millions of Americans to financial security."

Named president of Bankers Life and Casualty in December of 2006, Perry joined the company in 2001 and has served as a field vice president, senior vice president of distribution, and chief operating officer. . He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and Meals on Wheels Chicago.

Established in 1879 in Chicago, Bankers Life and Casualty Company focuses on the financial security needs of the mature market. The nationwide company, a subsidiary of Conseco, Inc., offers a broad portfolio of health and life insurance and retirement savings products designed especially for seniors. Visit us online at www.bankers.com.