Leavenworth, KS (PRWEB) June 26, 2014
Lori Simmons was recently promoted from Director to Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Simmons is also the Secretary of Armed Forces Insurance Agency (AFIA).
“Armed Forces Insurance is fortunate to have Lori in this key position. As a former Military Spouse she possesses first-hand knowledge and insight into the needs of military personnel. Her zeal and passion for our business is unequaled and she is an outstanding advocate for Armed Forces Insurance. I look forward to working with her to communicate the Armed Forces Insurance story to all veterans and military service members,” said Kurt Seelbach, President and CEO of Armed Forces Insurance.
In her new role, Simmons is responsible for the development and execution of all marketing strategies and programs, which include a broad range of traditional and digital marketing, web site content, and internal/external communications. She also leads market research and analytics initiatives to support brand and membership building objectives.
As the corporate spokesperson, Simmons is the point of contact for media relations and communications.
Simmons worked at Armed Forces Insurance as a marketing specialist from 1984 – 1991. She held marketing roles within other companies, including defense contractor TRW (now Northrup Grumman), before rejoining AFI in 2003. She has over 28 years of experience over multiple industries.
Simmons is a graduate of LaSalle University with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing. She received her Certification in Training Development from the University of Oklahoma in 1998 and is a 2001 graduate of the Leavenworth – Lansing Leadership Course. She is currently pursuing a Certification in Internet Marketing from Saint Louis University.
About Armed Forces Insurance
AFI was founded in 1887 by military leaders with a single mission: to protect the property of those who protect our nation. The company provides premium quality, competitively priced property and casualty insurance to military professionals throughout the United States and overseas. Armed Forces Insurance understands that its members have unique circumstances and insurance needs, enabling the company to offer a level of personalized service that's unequalled in the industry. For more information, visit the website at http://www.afi.org or call 1-800-495-8234.