Leadership

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Alex Moral

President

Alex joined Trustmark in July 2006 as a Vice President and Actuary. Prior to joining Trustmark, Alex worked for American United Life, Horace Mann Life, GE and AIG. He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of the Philippines and a master’s degree in actuarial science from Ball State University. Alex is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA). He also holds the FLMI and CEBS designations. Read articles from Alex on our blog.

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Janet Barber

Chief Operations Officer

Janet joined Trustmark in March of 2013 with extensive experience in the financial services and insurance industry. She is responsible for underwriting, case implementation and the operations areas, including billing and customer care. Janet holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in English from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash.

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Kendra Fuson

Chief Financial Officer

Kendra joined Trustmark in July of 2012 and has more than 23 years of experience in finance and the insurance industry. As our Vice President and CFO, Kendra is responsible for planning and managing financial activities for the division. She earned an EMBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s in Accounting and Computer Science from North Central College. Kendra holds the designations Fellow and Insurance Regulatory Compliance Associate from the Life Office Management Association and Certified Insurance Data Manager from the Insurance Data Management Association.

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Mike Hawksworth

Vice President, Actuarial

Mike joined Trustmark in 1994 directly after graduate school and has 17 years of experience in the insurance industry. As Vice President of actuarial, he is responsible for product design and pricing, as well as financial reporting. Mike received a Master of Science degree in nuclear physics from Purdue University and Bachelor of Arts in physics from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN. He holds both FSA and MAAA actuarial designations.

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Dan Johnson

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Dan is responsible for sales, marketing, product management, and sales support and implementation. He began his career at Capitol Bankers Life Insurance Company where he was Vice President, Mass Marketing Sales and Data Processing. He also served as a Vice President at Alexander Hamilton Life. After joining National Worksite Benefits as Vice President of Marketing, he was part of the team involved in the creation of National Worksite Advantage, a consolidated billing TPA. Dan has spoken to various industry groups such as VEBB and MDRT. He attended the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Area Technical College, majoring in Computer Science. Read articles from Dan on our blog.

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Dan Kraft

Vice President, Product & Innovation

Dan joined Trustmark in July 2014 with more than 20 years experience in product management, marketing and sales. He serves as the point person regarding Trustmark’s strategy, incorporating the voice of the customer and staying abreast of the latest market trends to deliver true solutions to our customers. Dan holds an MBA from DePaul University and a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.

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Eshwar Pastapur

Chief Information Officer

Eshwar joined Trustmark in 2012  and has more than 20 years of experience in IT and functional business areas, as well as property and casualty insurance, and life and annuity businesses. As Vice President and CIOEshwar leads the business-IT partnership and develops strategy and roadmaps supporting our growth initiatives. Eshwar holds a master of engineering in computer science from Motilal Nehru Institute of Technology in India and a bachelor of engineering in electronics engineering from the P.D.A. College of Engineering in Gulbarga, India. He also holds a Six Sigma Black Belt certification. He is also a 2012 CIO 100 honoree.