Mehran Assadi is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of National Life Group. Mr. Assadi joined National Life in September 2003 as the Executive Consultant to the Chief Executive Officer charged with overseeing strategic initiatives. Shortly thereafter he was hired and appointed interim Chief Operating Officer. In 2005, he was appointed the company’s President of Life and Annuity. Since becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in 2009, Mr. Assadi has led major growth in both top and bottom-line results of National Life’s life and annuity products and has worked to build a culture of collaboration, engagement and empowerment among employees. He joined National Life’s Board of Directors in 2009 and was elected Chairman in 2017.
In September of 2023, Mehran was elected to the Board of Directors for the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI). Additionally, he serves as a member of ACLI CEO Steering Committee on Prudential Issues, ACLI Executive Round Table Planning Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors of the ACLI Political Action Committee. Mehran previously served as Chair of the ACLI Mid-Tier Interest Group.
Before joining National Life Group, Mr. Assadi served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Information Officer at Provident Mutual in Newark, Delaware. A graduate of Towson University, Assadi has a Master's in Management Information Systems from the University of Baltimore.