Matt McKearn promoted to Regional Vice President, Sales
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Matt McKearn promoted to Regional Vice President, Sales

Matt McKearn has been promoted to Regional Vice President, Sales at National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL). McKearn joined NGL in 2015 as the New Business Supervisor and during his tenure with NGL has navigated various roles encompassing underwriting, claims, new business, product development and most recently, Agent Solutions Supervisor, as he advanced his way to Regional Vice President, Sales.

In his new role as Regional Vice President, Sales, McKearn will focus on developing and enhancing Preneed business development opportunities with NGL’s marketing organizations, independent agents and agencies. He will work closely with Jennifer Kaset, Vice President, Sales and Business Development as she assists NGL’s Marketing Partners in growing their Preneed sales.

“With more than a decade of insurance experience in a myriad of operational and customer focused roles, Matt’s background is valuable as he helps support future growth with our partners and the funeral homes they work with,” said Kaset. “He is driven by a fervent passion for identifying solutions, optimizing processes and striving to achieve tangible outcomes. I look forward to working with Matt in his new position at NGL, where his dedication to customers will play a vital role in our day-to-day sales growth process and service expectations." 

“The Regional Vice President, Sales role is an exciting chance to deepen partnerships and further contribute to NGL’s growth in the Preneed industry. I’m thrilled to move into this position and utilize my extensive background. Having worked across various areas of the organization, I bring a holistic understanding of our operations and a unique perspective to the Sales team. My dedication to service and relationship building are fundamental to my approach. I look forward to leveraging this commitment to fostering strong relationships, driving results and ultimately assisting NGL as it remains a Preneed insurance provider of choice.”

Kaset continued, “We pride ourselves in providing an unparalleled level of support and Matt has demonstrated his unwavering commitment to assisting others. His dedication, experience and internal knowledge of NGL will be essential as our team continues to support our partners in serving more families. We look forward to building a great 2024 with you and your funeral homes.”

Prior to joining NGL, McKearn was an Individual Life Underwriter at Madison National Life Insurance Company where he managed the simplified issue life products, maintained relationships with vendors and worked on application and product development.

McKearn holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Healthcare Business from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Additionally, he has received his ALMI and Associate, Customer Service designations from LOMA, as well as an Academy of Life Underwriting certification.

McKearn is married and enjoys spending time and building memories with his wife and children. He coaches youth football and baseball, as well experiencing the outdoors through hunting and fishing.

About NGL

Established in 1909 National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) is an insurance company headquartered in Madison, Wis. Licensed to do business in 49 states and the District of Columbia, NGL markets preneed and individual life and annuities, as well as group markets products. Information about NGL can be found at www.nglic.com; Facebook: Facebook.com/NGLIC and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/national-guardian-life-insurance-company.

National Guardian Life Insurance Company is not affiliated with The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America a/k/a The Guardian or Guardian Life.




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