Ameritas Officer Election Announced

Image: Karen Gustin 2011Karen Gustin was elected senior vice president – group field sales, national accounts and broker blocks for Ameritas Group, a division of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp., effective August 1. Gustin is responsible for managing the group division’s sales force and overall leadership, oversight and strategic vision for the field sales distribution. She continues leading the internal national accounts team, strategy and national accounts performance.

Gustin began her career at Ameritas in 1983 as a dental claim examiner trainee. She has held leadership roles in the group division, including vice president – group marketing and managed care and most recently, senior vice president – group marketing, national accounts and block acquisitions.

A graduate from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Gustin earned a bachelor’s degree in education. She is a member of the American Marketing Association, past member of the Lincoln Association of Health Underwriters board and the IBC advisory board, and a board member of Lancaster County's Voices of Hope. She is the current board chair of NADP (National Association of Dental Plans) and a board member of NAVCP (National Association of Vision Care Plans).