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Since 1906, Midland National Life Insurance Company has been protecting families and preserving legacies for more than 110 years.  Midland National, a member company of Sammons Financial Group have made a "Our Company History" brochure that you can download and view as a PDF by clicking here.   There, you can view the entire company history in one easy to print document.

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2018: Sammons Financial Group Promotes Rhonda Elming to SVP, Annuity Product Development

Midland National’s parent company, Sammons Financial Group, Inc. (SFG), promoted Rhonda Elming to Senior Vice President, Annuity Product Development. In this role, Elming will have greater involvement with risk management and reinsurance strategies for fixed annuities, in addition to serving the product needs of Sammons Independent Annuity Group and Sammons Institutional Group.
Since joining SFG in 2013, Elming has developed strong cross-team collaboration in Annuity Product Development, and she helped implement new programs for staff development, such as an intern program, job rotation program, and staff calibration. “Rhonda leads by example as demonstrated by her daily commitment to SFG’s core values: accountability for results, openness to feedback, and a deep respect for her stakeholders,” says Rob TeKolste, President of Sammons Independent Annuity Group.

2018: Midland National Holds Spring Home Sweepstakes

Spring cleaning, planting flowers, maybe fixing up the deck or patio—warmer weather brings lots of home improvement projects. Midland National wants to help make those projects a reality, so they’re launching the 2018 Spring Home Sweepstakes.
To enter, fill out the contest form on Midland National’s Facebook page. In addition to the grand prize, there will be smaller weekly prizes throughout the month of March, so keep checking our Facebook page. The contest closes on March 20, 2018. Learn more about this chance to spring ahead on home improvements.

2018: Midland National's WriteAway Accelerated Underwriting

Constantly looking for new ways to meet customers’ needs, Midland National Life Insurance Company developed WriteAwaySM Accelerated Underwriting, a faster, less invasive way to issue life insurance policies. This process involves an online application through Midland’s ExactApp®, followed by a brief phone interview for customers who meet the requirements.
Applicants typically receive a decision in about 48 to 72 hours, and WriteAway can eliminate the need for lab tests and examinations. Midland National made this process available with their Premier Term life insurance product and plans to expand it to additional products in the future.
Learn more about Midland National’s WriteAway Accelerated Underwriting.

2018: Former CEO John Watson Passes Away

Former Sammons Financial Group Chairman and CEO John C. “Jack” Watson passed away on January 24, 2018. He joined Midland National, a subsidiary of Sammons Enterprises, Inc., in 1992 as President, CEO and Chairman. Four years later when Sammons Financial Holdings was established, he was named Chairman and CEO, roles which he held until his retirement in 2000.
During Jack’s tenure, Midland National celebrated its 90th anniversary in 1996 and commemorated reaching $50 billion of life insurance in force. Under his leadership, Midland National increased its life insurance in force from $42.3 billion to $69.3 billion. Read more about Jack’s leadership.

2018: Midland National Parent Company – Sammons Financial Group – Launches New Website

Sammons® Financial Group, Inc. – of which Midland National® is a member company – released a new website to offer users a better experience, and to highlight the member companies’ commitment to financial strength and longevity.
The new site offers information on its member organizations, Midland National® Life Insurance Company, North American Company for Life and Health Insurance®, and Sammons Institutional GroupSM.
With a new look and feel, this website unveils Sammons Financial Group’s tagline – With You for Every MomentSMmeant to help instill a sense of stability that could allow member company policyowners to feel secure without worrying about their financial future. John Myers, associate vice president of corporate communications at Sammons, shares the impetus behind the redesign: 
"Sammons Financial Group and its companies have grown at a remarkable pace over the past decade, and we wanted a website that was reflective of the company that we are today, a company with m…

2017: A.M. Best Rates Midland National A+

Midland National received an A+ (Superior) rating for financial strength from insurance-industry rating service A.M. Best1. 
According to A.M. Best, A+ rating, the second highest of A.M. Best’s fifteen ratings categories, is given to insurance companies “that have, in our opinion, a superior ability to meet their ongoing senior financial obligations.” They also affirmed Midland National’s long-term credit issuer rating as Stable.
A.M. Best is the most widely recognized provider of insurance industry-focused ratings, financial data and news. It judges the financial strength of insurance companies as well as the credit quality of the company’s obligations. They first rated Midland National at A+ in 1980, and for over 35 years we’ve maintained our ranking.
Click here for reports, press releases and more about Midland National’s ratings by A.M. Best.
1 A.M. Best is a large third party independent reporting and rating company that rates an insurance company on the basis of the company…

2017: Midland National Introduces XL Heritage

Midland National® Life Insurance Company announced the release of a new product offering to customers: XL Heritage Indexed Universal Life insurance (IUL).

The product provides guaranteed death benefit with a single premium and added positive attributes, such as liquidity and living benefits.1
According to a Morgan Stanley study, over the next several decades, the Baby Boom generation could transfer as much as $30 trillion in assets to the next generation.2 XL Heritage was created for Midland National clients between the ages of 50-80 carrying liquid assets amounting $25-200K which is not needed to fulfill retirement needs.
Midland National expects XL Heritage to add incremental sales ranging between 5% and 7% of Midland National’s annual premium revenue. Long-term, sales are expected to increase premiums by 10% to 15%. Additional positive facets to this product include: An Accelerated Death Benefit feature that allows the policy owner to use a portion of the death benefit while they are…