Kemper welcomes Dr. Suzet McKinney to its Board of Directors

– USA, IL –  Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) today announced the election of Dr. Suzet McKinney (DrPH) to its Board of Directors effective February 7.

“We’re pleased to welcome Suzet to our board. Her leadership of large organizations, business experience, strategic execution, and deep familiarity with the Chicago business community make her an excellent addition to Kemper’s board, and we look forward to the benefits of her perspective and contributions,” said Chairman and CEO, Joe Lacher.

The Board also announced that Christopher Sarofim will retire from the Board on May 1, 2024.

About Dr. Suzet M. McKinney

As Principal and Director of Life Sciences for Sterling Bay, the national real estate investment and development firm, Dr. Suzet McKinney oversees relationships with the scientific, academic, corporate, tech, and governmental sectors involved in the life sciences ecosystem. She also leads the strategy to expand Sterling Bay’s footprint in life sciences nationwide. Before Sterling Bay, she held several senior leadership roles in public health and policy administration.

Dr. McKinney also serves on numerous boards and advisory committees, including the Board of Directors for Wintrust Financial Corporation.

Dr. Suzet M. McKinney holds a Doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, a Master of Public Health with certificates in Managed Care and Health Care Administration from Benedictine University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Brandeis University.

“It’s an exciting time for Kemper as they move forward and I’m pleased to join the board to help advance the strategic priorities of the company,” said Dr. McKinney. “I believe in Kemper’s commitment to serve the underserved and look forward to working with my fellow board members and the talented senior leadership team in support of that mission.”

About Kemper

The Kemper family of companies is one of the nation’s leading specialized insurers. With approximately $13 billion in assets, Kemper is improving the world of insurance by providing affordable and easy-to-use personalized solutions to individuals, families, and businesses through its Kemper Auto and Kemper Life brands. Kemper serves over 4.9 million policies, is represented by 23,700 agents and brokers, and has 8,100 associates dedicated to meeting the ever-changing needs of its customers. Learn more about Kemper.

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