J.D. ("Chip") Davis, Jr.
Jerry D. Davis, Jr. has had a 43-year insurance career with National Farm Life Insurance
and currently serves as chairman of the board of NFLIC. During his career, Mr. Davis served as
President, Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to January 2016, having begun his
career with NFLIC as the Mortgage Loan officer in 1977 and becoming Senior Vice
President and Chief Investment Officer in 1981. Mr. Davis has served on the
board of NFLIC since 2004. Mr. Davis serves on the Company’s Compensation
Committee and Executive Committee and is the Chairman of the Board. Mr. Davis
was appointed Chairman of the Board in February 2020.
Davis is a seasoned and proven life insurance executive, having served at the
highest levels of executive management and on the board of directors of a
respected life insurance company. He
brings our Board life insurance expertise.
Specifically, his 43-year career in the life insurance industry brings
our Board experience with state insurance regulators and auditors. Mr. Davis’ industry background further
strengthens the Investment Committee’s oversight of the Company’s assets under