Tim Arnold

President & CEO

Tim Arnold

Tim Arnold is President and Chief Executive Officer of Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company.

Arnold previously served as the company’s senior vice president of Sales and Marketing from August 2012 to July 2014. Prior to that, he served as the chief operations officer from July 2011 to August 2012. Arnold joined Colonial Life in July 2011, following a 26-year career with Unum where he held leadership positions in Underwriting, Corporate Planning, Client Services, National Accounts Sales, and Benefits, and served in leadership roles in the Chattanooga, Tennessee; Worcester, Massachusetts; and Portland, Maine, offices.

Arnold serves as board chair for the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, the United Way of the Midlands and the American Heart Association – Metro Board. He also serves on the boards of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce (vice chair), the Midlands Business Leadership Group, the Palmetto Business Forum and Transform SC (co-chair). He is a past chair of the American Heart Association Midlands Heart Walk and the Unum United Way campaign in Portland. He also previously served on the boards of Transitions, the S.C. Junior Golf Foundation, and the S.C. Chamber of Commerce as well as the First Tee of Chattanooga, First Things First, the Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Inc. and Girls Incorporated in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Arnold earned a bachelor’s degree in management and a master’s in business administration degree in finance from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He holds the professional designations of Associate, Life and Health Claims and Fellow, Life Management Institute.