CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - January 27, 2016) - North American Company for Life and Health Insurance® is proud to announce the appointment of Scott Westfall-Voorvaart as Regional Sales Vice President. He will consult independent life insurance agencies in his territory on implementing new sales strategies, as well as growing new business placement and recruitment tactics.

"I'm pleased to add Scott to the ranks of the best sales team in the business," said Garth A. Garlock, Senior Vice President & Chief Distribution Officer. "Scott has the knowledge, relationships and drive that uniquely position him to help our partners grow their business."

Westfall-Voorvaart is responsible for assisting insurance agencies in the Southern region of the United States, including the following states: New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama.

Westfall-Voorvaart previously served as Regional Vice President at Genworth Financial, primarily focused on the Brokerage General Agency (BGA) life insurance and linked benefit distribution. In total, he brings over 18 years of financial services experience from Wachovia Bank, Indymac Bank, and Aames Home Loan in the financial investments and mortgage areas.

"I'm happy to be part of an industry-leading organization," said Westfall-Voorvaart. "I look forward to building upon some existing relationships with North American partner agencies, as well as cultivating new ones. It's an exciting time for growth in the life insurance industry, and I'm thrilled to be a part of it."


North American Company for Life and Health Insurance is a member of Sammons® Financial Group, Inc. Since 1886, North American has established a tradition of providing quality insurance products to consumers throughout the U.S. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of term, universal life, and indexed universal life insurance products. North American also offers a wide variety of traditional fixed and fixed index annuities and consistently ranks among the top fixed index annuity carriers in the U.S. (Source: AnnuitySpecs, Quarterly Indexed Sales & Market Report). For more information, please visit


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