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Chad Allen

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 

Chad Allen became Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer on January 1, 2024.  

He previously served as Senior Vice President, Financial Services since January 2023, where he was responsible for life and annuity operations and investment services operations. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and chief risk officer, where he was responsible for compliance, enterprise risk management, data governance, administrative services and procurement.

Allen began his career with Illinois Farm Bureau as an attorney for the Office of General Counsel in 2003, where he was appointed general attorney in 2006.  He joined COUNTRY and served as the Manager of Financial Security Field Support from 2007-2008, Director of Agency Administration and Sales Practice Compliance from 2008-2012, Vice President of Financial and Brokerage Solutions from 2012-2016, and Vice President of Investment Services from 2016-2019.

Allen received his Juris Doctorate degree cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law, Urbana, in 2001.

He has earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant and Chartered Life Underwriter designations.

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