Colonial Life appoints new public sector regional sales directors

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Dec. 4, 2013) – Tim Haynes and Nick Rutkowski have been named public sector regional sales directors for Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company. Haynes will have responsibility for the company’s Midwest region, and Rutkowski will have responsibility for the Southwest region. In their new roles, the two are responsible for growing regional sales of Colonial Life’s products, programs and services to public sector employers in education and local, state and federal government agencies.

Haynes joins Colonial Life after operating his own insurance business in Burr Ridge, Ill. He also worked for Assurity Life Insurance and Allied Insurance in Lincoln, Neb. Haynes holds a bachelor’s degree in business management marketing form Doane College in Lincoln and an associate degree in business management from Southeast Community College in Lincoln. His office will be located in Omaha, Neb.

Rutkowski joined Colonial Life as a product manager in 2011 and most recently worked as a client consultant in the company’s Growth Markets area. He also has experience in engineering and consulting. Rutkowski holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in business administration from Clemson University. His office will be located in Dallas.

For more information about Colonial Life’s products and services or opportunities with the company, call Haynes at 402.305.0240 or Rutkowski at 803.413.9218.

About Colonial Life

Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company is a market leader in providing financial protection benefits through the workplace, including disability, life, accident, dental, cancer, critical illness and hospital confinement indemnity insurance. The company’s benefit services and education, innovative enrollment technology and personal service support more than 80,000 businesses and organizations, representing more than 3 million of America’s workers and their families. For more information visit or connect with the company at, and