According to a company news release, Ohio National Financial Services has elected a new President and CEO. Gary T. “Doc” Huffman, CLU, ChFC, will take control of the life insurance and annuity company starting December 1 of this year. Ohio National celebrated their 100th anniversary this year and Huffman will be the 9th man in charge of Cincinnati’s #1 Top Workplaces in the large company category. He has worked at Ohio National over two years after decades in the financial industry in other positions. As the Chairman, President, and CEO of Union Central Life Insurance before coming to Ohio National, Huffman has a wealth of experience and knowledge. He plans to expand the company’s marketplace position, which is already exceptional. Their competitive portfolio of products, consumer satisfaction and value, and excellent financial strength should only improve under Huffman.
Ohio National has never succumbed to layoffs in their 100 year history and is in the midst of a 20 year record for growing their life insurance sales. They are the only company to have a strong industry record. Ohio National had more than $28 billion of assets being managed as of September of this year. They are proud that they have maintained excellent ratings from all of the financial ratings companies for close to 20 years, even through 2008’s recession. With 40,000 representatives selling financial products in almost all of the United States, Ohio National has some of the best annuities and life insurance products on the market. They are also an active donor to Cincinnati charities including Habitat for Humanity. Huffman’s predecessor believes that Huffman has what it takes to bring Ohio National into the future maintaining and growing the company’s successes.