Colonial Life names Rich Williams senior vice president

Rich Williams named senior vice president, growth markets

COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 4, 2014) — Rich Williams has been named senior vice president, Growth Markets, at Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company. He is responsible for leading the company’s brokerage, direct, large account and public sector marketing programs and services.

Williams joined Colonial Life in 1999 as an actuarial assistant leading product development and pricing. He also has held positions in the finance, operations, national accounts and broker marketing areas. He previously served as chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Strategic Resource Company, an Aetna subsidiary, and managed a retirement consulting actuarial practice for Mercer.

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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