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Insurance company executive

Roger Kay Brooks, American insurance company executive. Named to Iowa Business Hall of Fame, Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame; recipient Alexis de Toqueville Society award, United Way, Central Iowa, 2004. Member Des Moines Development Committee; Fellow Society Actuaries; member Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (past chairman), Actuaries Club of Des Moines (past president), Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Des Moines (past president).

Background

Brooks, Roger Kay was born on April 30, 1937 in Clarion, Iowa, United States. Son of Edgar Sherman and Hazel (Whipple) Brooks.

Education

Bachelor in Mathematics, magna cum laude, University Iowa, 1959.

Career

With, AmerUs Grp., Des Moines, since 1964;assistant secretary, Central Life Assurance Company, 1964-1968;vice president, Central Life Assurance Company, 1968-1970;executive vice president, Central Life Assurance Company, 1970-1972;president, Central Life Assurance Company, 1972-1992;chairman, Central Life Assurance Company, since 1992. Chairman AmerUs Savings Bank.

Membership

Member Des Moines Development Committee. Fellow Society Actuaries. Member Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (past chairman), Actuaries Club of Des Moines (past president), Phi Beta Kappa.

Club: Des Moines (past president).

Connections

Married Marcia Rae Ramsay, November 19, 1955 (divorced September 1989). Children: Michael, Jeffrey, David. Married Saulene Richer, March 17, 1990.

father:
Edgar Sherman Brooks

mother:
Hazel (Whipple) Brooks

spouse:
Marcia Rae Ramsay

spouse:
Saulene Richer

child:
Michael Brooks

child:
Jeffrey Brooks

child:
David Brooks