Chief Compliance Officer
Southeastern Board Member Since: September 2007
Jeff Fendler, President and CEO of Primerica Life Insurance Company, leads the management team that is responsible for the life insurance administrative and operations areas, including, Image Technology, New Business, Underwriting Services, Policyowner Services, Claims and Field Compensation. Primerica Life is an industry leader in term life insurance, with over $545 billion in face amount in force.
Jeff, a native of Atlanta, graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Tulane University after which he joined Primerica in 1980 as a business analyst. During the next four years, he was involved with building and enhancing systems that helped enable the life company to efficiently handle the rapid growth in policy sales. In 1984, he transferred to PFS Investments, Inc., the company’s mutual fund broker/dealer in order to assist developing this new operation. Jeff was promoted numerous times to positions of increasing responsibility, and ultimately was named President of PFS Investments in 1987. In 1989, he was asked to transfer back to Primerica Life, and assume responsibility for all operations. He was promoted to President of Primerica Life in 1990 and Chief Executive Officer in 2005.
Jeff and his wife, Twyla, reside in Atlanta with their two children.