Lori Geadelmann portraitWest Des Moines, Iowa, February 12, 2018 — FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: FFG) announced today that Lori K. Geadelmann has been named General Counsel effective March 1, 2018. In this role, she will have responsibility for all legal and compliance matters for the company. She will be a member of FBL Financial Group’s executive management team. Geadelmann succeeds David A. McNeill, who will retire from FBL Financial Group after more than 28 years with the company.

“Lori Geadelmann is a strong leader who has experience managing a broad range of legal issues for our companies,” said James P. Brannen, Chief Executive Officer. “She’s been a major influence on the vital area of corporate compliance, emphasizing that FBL is a company of high integrity. With her strong legal background, industry knowledge and fresh outlook, I have confidence that Lori will succeed in her new role as General Counsel.”

Geadelmann, 52, joined FBL in 1993 and has held progressive leadership positions with the company over the last 25 years, most recently serving as Vice President - Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Compliance Officer. Geadelmann has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Iowa State University and a Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School. Geadelmann serves on the life and health guaranty association boards in Iowa, Colorado and Montana, chairing the Iowa and Colorado boards of directors. She also serves as vice president of the Iowa Insurance Institute and chairs the Life and Financial Services Committee for the Federation of Iowa Insurers.

“I want to thank Dave for his contributions to our organization over the past 28 years, including his work as a member of our management team,” Brannen added. "He leaves behind a distinguished career at FBL Financial Group. On behalf of everyone at FBL, I wish Dave well as he moves on to the next chapter of his life.”




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Kathleen Till Stange, Vice President Corporate & Investor Relations

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About FBL Financial Group, Inc. FBL Financial Group is a holding company whose purpose is to protect livelihoods and futures. Its primary operating subsidiary, Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company, underwrites and markets a broad range of life insurance and annuities to individuals and businesses, which are distributed by multiline exclusive Farm Bureau agents. In addition, FBL Financial Group manages all aspects of two Farm Bureau affiliated property-casualty insurance companies for a management fee. FBL Financial Group, headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FFG. For more information, please visit  www.fblfinancial.com.