Mehran Assadi is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of National Life Group. Assadi joined National Life in September 2003 as interim Chief Information Officer. In 2005, he was appointed the company’s President of Life and Annuity. Since becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in 2009, Assadi has led major growth in sales of National Life’s life and annuity products and 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. Before joining National Life Group, 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.