WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (June 30, 2016) — Casey Decker has been named Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Farm Bureau Financial Services, whose holding company is FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: FFG). In this role, Decker will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s IT efforts, replacing Daniel Greteman, who served as CIO since January 2015.  

“Casey Decker has had a rich, diverse and successful career with our companies,” said Jim Brannen, Chief Executive Officer. “He knows FBL’s business priorities and processes, is driven, results-oriented and a proven leader. All of this, with his strong IT background and industry knowledge, gives me confidence that Casey will succeed in his new role as Chief Information Officer.”

Decker joined FBL in 2004 as a programmer analyst and progressed to Business Technology Vice President. Since 2014, Decker served as Agency Support Vice President, leading the team that provides strategies to support agents in growing successful and sustainable businesses. Decker holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Psychology from Drake University and a master’s degree in Management of Information Systems from DePaul University.