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United We Stand
June 3, 2020 – This is a time for unity, not fear. This is a time for peace, not violence. This is a time for love, not hate. Our country will emerge from this even stronger and our journey will continue. No matter what our disagreements may be, we are first and foremost Americans, and as Americans, UNITED WE STAND!
AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Name Kimo Wong Chief Distribution Officer
Wong to consolidate the enterprise distribution
June 22, 2020 – The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and the 5Star Life Insurance Company boards of directors have named Michael K. “Kimo” Wong as Chief Distribution Officer effective immediately, consolidating the sales organizations for both entities.
AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Name General Larry O. Spencer, USAF (Ret.) as President of 5Star Life Insurance Company
General Spencer to hold dual presidency of AFBA and 5Star Life
June 2, 2020 – The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and the 5Star Life Insurance Company Boards of Directors have named General Larry O. Spencer, USAF (Ret.), as President of 5Star Life effective June 1, 2020.
AFBA and 5Star Life Announce the Appointment of General Craig R. McKinley, USAF (Ret.) to 5Star Life Board
December 5, 2019 — The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and its affiliate, 5Star Life Insurance Company, announced today the appointment of Gen. Craig R. McKinley, USAF (Ret.) to the 5Star Life board of directors, effective December 1, 2019.
AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Co. Name Birye Abebe as Chief Information Officer
December 3, 2019 — The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and its affiliate, 5Star Life Insurance Company, announced today the promotion of Birye Abebe to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, effective January 1, 2020.
5Star Life Insurance Co. President Mark Singleton Named Chair of the Life Insurers Council
March 18, 2019 — 5Star Life Insurance Company announced today that Mark Singleton, President and Chief Executive Officer of 5Star Life, was named Chair of the Life Insurers Council (LIC) at its annual meeting in February in Destin, Florida.
5Star Life Insurance Co. Appoints Joseph Fox to its Board
March 4, 2019 — The 5Star Life Insurance Company announced today that Joseph Fox has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Fox’s background in the first responder market aligns with strategic growth plans.
AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Co. Hire John N. Haramalis as Associate General Counsel
November 1, 2018 — The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and its affiliate, 5Star Life Insurance Company, announced today the hiring of John N. Haramalis as Associate General Counsel joining the team that handles all legal and compliance matters for the enterprise.
5Star Life Insurance Company Congratulates CSM A. Frank Lever, USA (Ret.)
March 29, 2018 — 5Star Life Insurance Company (5Star Life) is pleased to congratulate Command Sergeant Major A. Frank Lever, USA (Ret.), member of the 5Star Life Insurance Company Board of Directors, who recently received the highest honor the National Guard Association of South Carolina can bestow upon a member – The President’s Award.
5Star Life Insurance Co. Announces Redomestication to Nebraska
January 3, 2018 — In December, the former Louisiana-domiciled insurance company completed its year-long effort to redomesticate to Nebraska where 5Star Life already has a significant operations center.
Randy Horn Appointed to 5Star Life Board of Directors
December 26, 2017 — Horn has enjoyed a highly successful career in the financial services industry, with extensive leadership experience in the worksite market, which is a strategic focus for 5Star Life.
AFBA / 5Star announce new affiliation with the National Guard Association of South Carolina
May 1, 2017 — New partnership supports South Carolina’s State Sponsored Life Insurance program.
AFBA / 5Star announce executive changes
January 19, 2016 — Executive team appointment announced at headquarters.
AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Company announce consolidation with The Shuey Agency
September 1, 2015 — Strategic consolidation to enhance State Sponsored Life Insurance (SSLI) Provided to National Guard Soldiers and Airmen through Guard State Associations
AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Company hires Sal Campanile as new Vice President of Sales for Worksite and Group Channel
May 5, 2015 — Critical role for insurer as it tackles growth in strategic market
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