SOURCE: Trustmark Insurance Company

Trustmark Insurance Company

March 31, 2015 13:09 ET

Trustmark Hires Kevin Echols as Regional Sales Director, Midwest Region

LAKE FOREST, IL--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2015) -  Trustmark, a long-standing voluntary benefits carrier, has hired Kevin Echols as Regional Sales Director of the Midwest Region, including Illinois and Indiana. The announcement was made by David Schneeweis, Regional Sales Vice President, West.

Echols was hired to cultivate relationships with voluntary and employee benefits brokers and enrollment specialists, as well as determine strategies for enrollments in the Midwest Region for the Lake Forest, Ill.-based voluntary benefits provider. His office is located in Burr Ridge, Ill., outside of Chicago.

Echols joins the Trustmark sales team with more than 14 years of insurance sales experience. Echols began his career at MetLife, served on the sales team at Mutual of Omaha, and most recently was Senior Sales Executive at Ameritas. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Averett University in Danville, Va. "With 14 years of experience in the industry, I'm confident Kevin can bring well-suited strategies and solutions to our clients and their worksite enrollments," said Schneeweis.

"I joined the Trustmark team because it's truly a fantastic company," said Echols. "Trustmark has an excellent reputation in the marketplace and the culture compares to none. Not only did I want to be a part of a team that is highly reputable, but I'm excited to help expand voluntary business in the Midwest Region."

Interested brokers and enrollment firms can reach Echols at 630.947.4047 or

About Trustmark

Trustmark Insurance Company has more than a century of experience in voluntary benefits, providing the resources that employers need to enhance their benefit plans and that employees need to make knowledgeable decisions and gain vital financial protection. Trustmark is known for its service and billing capabilities, and takes pride in finding solutions to match customer needs. It is rated A- (Excellent) for insurer financial strength by A.M. Best. With over $2 billion in assets and more than 2 million covered lives or plan participants, the Trustmark Companies, as a whole, provide a full spectrum of employee benefits to improve well-being through better health and greater financial security. Visit to learn more.

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