Heartland Financial Group (HFG) and One Life America (OLA), is proud to announce Brandon Clay as Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer. This role will report to Todd Hill (President/CEO HFG) and Lee Mowry (President/CEO OLA). In this role, Brandon will direct vital strategic initiatives to further solidify the combined companies as industry leaders.
As a 24-year Medicare professional, Brandon has held several executive roles, with United Healthcare, Cigna Healthcare, and XLHealth. For the past 3 1/2 years, he has held the position of Vice President, Health Sales, and has directed One Life America’s re-engagement into the Medicare market. His “6 hours to 6-figures” concept has transformed the One Life America agency force, which will write $90 million of life premium, into Senior Market Advisors. This accomplishment utilized a broader portfolio of products tailored to the senior market. Under his direction, Medicare Advantage has grown steadily, year over year, and enrollments exceeded 20,000 in 2019.
“Brandon Clay is a most extraordinary individual and an asset to the One Life America/Heartland Financial organization” said Lee Mowry, President & CEO of One Life America. “As Senior Vice President-Chief Strategy Officer, Brandon is not only one of the most knowledgeable people in the insurance industry in all areas of Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage, but is also a highly respected public speaker and author of some 7 books. Brandon can capture an audience’s attention and hold them spellbound when he speaks. When Brandon speaks, people listen. All of us at One Life and Heartland are blessed to have Brandon Clay as a member of our team”.
“I am excited to play a vital role in the next wave of growth presented by the senior market industry and within the Heartland family of companies,” said Brandon. “I thrive on engaging new challenges and working strategically to leverage them for the betterment of our agents/agency partners and, most importantly, the beneficiaries we are blessed to serve. I see greater opportunity on the horizon and anticipate new levels of success for the future.”