J.D. ("Chip") Davis, Jr.
D. Davis, Jr. has had a 43-year insurance
career with National Farm Life Insurance Company (“NFLIC”)
and currently serves as chairman of the board of NFLIC. During his career, Mr. Davis served as
President, Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to January 2016, having begun his
career with NFLIC as a Mortgage Loan officer in 1977 and becoming Senior Vice
President and Chief Investment Officer in 1981. Mr. Davis has served on the
board of NFLIC since 2004. Mr. Davis
serves on the Company’s Compensation Committee,
Executive Committee and Investment Committee and is the Chairman of the
Board. Mr. Davis was appointed Chairman of the Board in February 2020.
Mr. Davis is a seasoned and proven life
insurance executive, having served at the highest levels of executive management
and on the board of directors of a respected life insurance company. He brings our Board life insurance
expertise. Specifically, his 43-year
career in the life insurance industry brings our Board experience with state
insurance regulators and auditors. Mr.
Davis’ industry background further strengthens the Investment Committee’s
oversight of the Company’s assets under management.