Mr. Acker is President and Chief Marketing Officer of SILAC®, Sterling National Life Insurance Company, Inc., and Sterling Investors Life Insurance Company. Before joining SILAC®, Mr. Acker served as President of Sentinel Security Life Insurance Company. While at Sentinel, Mr. Acker was responsible for growing the employee base from 13 to over 150 and assets from $50 Million to over $800 Million. This growth was a result of Mr. Ackers leadership in creating several new products for the senior market, including Medicare supplement, fixed and index annuities, and hospital indemnity plans. Mr. Acker also expanded the agent distribution network to over 16,000 appointed agents.
During this time, he also successfully started a third-party administrator and an independent marketing organization. Prior, Mr. Acker worked for Educators Mutual Insurance rising to become Assistant Vice President of Finance. Mr. Acker is a member and past President of the Utah Chapter of Insurance Accounting and Systems Association(“IASA”). He is also a board member for the Life Insurers Council and holds an MBA from Westminster College in Salt Lake City and a Bachelors’ degree in Finance from the University of Utah.
President & Chief Marketing Officer
20+ years of experience