Category Archives: In the News

Gridiron Financial Takes Top Spot for 2014

Congratulations to Gridiron Financial for finishing 2014 as the #1 Team in all of Family Heritage.  Gridiron boasted 4 of the top 15 agents in all of the company, the highest per agent commission rate, and is one of the fastest growing agencies, with agents located in over a half dozen states around the country. Gridiron’s leadership group consists of Dan Janjigian (Austin, TX), Ron Miller (Weslaco, TX), Chad Buehler (Seattle, WA), Peter Holguin (El Paso, TX) and Irene Neal (Phoenix, AZ).  The organization was promoted to full Directorship status  in December of 2014, and remains as one of the hottest incubators of new insurance agents in company, both in and out of Family Heritage....

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FHL Acquisition by Torchmark

Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America to be Acquired By Torchmark Corporation Cleveland, OH – August 1, 2012 – Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) of McKinney, Texas, a holding company specializing in life and supplemental health insurance. Founded in 1989, Family Heritage has established a long history of profitable growth in life and supplemental health insurance with a return of premium feature.  It has approximately 1,200 captive agents and 223,000 policies in force. “We are excited about our new relationship with Torchmark,” said Family Heritage President and Founder, Howard Lewis.  “Torchmark is a very well-respected company in the industry and their financial strength and resources will allow Family Heritage to continue its aggressive growth record long into the future.” The transaction is expected to close early...

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2012 Stevie Award Winner

Family Heritage Winner of Stevie Award in the 2012 American Business Awards Cleveland, OH – June 19, 2012 – Family Heritage Life Insurance was presented with a Silver Stevie® Award in the Company of the Year and Customer Service Department of the Year categories in The 10th Annual American Business Awards last night.  The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. Nicknamed the Steviesfor the Greek word for “crowned,” the trophies were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Monday, June 18 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.  More than 500 nominees and their guests attended.  The presentations were broadcast live by the Business TalkRadio Network. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 270 executives nationwide who participated in...

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