Geoffrey M. Kolander
Chief Executive Officer. Geoff was elected Chief Executive Officer in November 2016, having served as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Strategy since June 2015. He joined Citizens in 2006 as Vice President and General Counsel of the Company, and was appointed Corporate Secretary in 2007 and Executive Vice President in January 2010. Mr. Kolander is a licensed attorney in Colorado, New York and Texas. Prior to joining Citizens, Mr. Kolander was General Counsel for Tejas Industries.
Kay E. Osbourn
President, Chief Corporate Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Kay was elected President in November 2016 and also served as Interim CEO from June 7 – November 2, 2016. She joined us as Vice President, Internal Audit, in April 2008. On March 23, 2009, she became our Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, and was appointed Executive Vice President in January 2010. She continued her role as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer until such time as a successor was appointed in the fourth quarter of 2015. Prior to joining us, Ms. Osbourn served as Vice President, Assistant Treasurer and Controller for National Western Life Insurance Company from 2002 to 2008.
David S. Jorgensen
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Dave was elected Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer on November 16, 2015. Prior to joining Citizens, he served in various positions with American International Group, Inc. from 2003 to 2015, including Senior Vice President/Controller and Senior Vice President/Financial Reporting - AIG Life & Retirement, Vice President/Controller - VALIC & Western National Life, and Vice President/Financial Reporting - American General Life.
Terry B. Festervand
Vice President, Chief Operations Officer Terry joined the Company in February 2016 as Vice President, Chief Operations Officer. She came to us with over 18 years of insurance experience at American International Group, Inc. (“AIG”), where she was at one time the Director of Global Sarbanes Oxley (“SOX”) Compliance (AIG Corporate, New York) and led the development and implementation of a SOX compliance program throughout AIG’s worldwide operations. Ms. Festervand brings Citizens’ team expertise in coordinating public traded company responsibilities with insurance operations, having been an EVP, CFO at AIG (Advisor Group, Atlanta).
Amy S. Inman
Vice President, General Counsel Amy Inman was appointed Vice President, General Counsel in January 2017, having joined Citizens in 2005 and served as Assistant Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Compliance since 2013. Prior to joining Citizens, she served as in-house counsel for several telecommunications and technology companies.
W. Scott Buchholtz
Vice President, Human Resources Scott joined Citizens in January 2017 As Vice President of Human Resources. He oversees the human resources department including employee benefits, employee relations, recruiting and employee development. Prior to joining Citizens, Mr. Buchholtz was the Human Resource Director for the Railroad Commission of Texas and D&S Community Services. Additionally, Mr. Buchholtz led HR teams at the Lower Colorado River Authority and the Education Corporation of America. Mr. Buchholtz holds a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University and a Master's Degree from Trinity University.
Cheri D. Duncan
Corporate Secretary Cheri was elected Corporate Secretary of Citizens and its subsidiaries in June 2015. She has served as Assistant Corporate Secretary of Citizens’ subsidiaries since 2010 and in various related capacities for Citizens since 2004.