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Life & Specialty Ventures Board Announces Management Changes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 20, 2022) – The Board of Life & Specialty Ventures (LSV), the parent of USAble Life and LifeMap, has announced that Jim Casey, President and CEO, has decided to retire at the end of 2022 after a fourteen-year career, including seven years as CEO. “We are extremely pleased with the work Jim has done throughout his career.…

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of LifeMap Assurance Company and USAble Life Insurance Company

OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best has removed from under review with developing implications and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” (Excellent) of LifeMap Assurance Company (LifeMap) (Portland, OR). The outlook…

Life & Specialty Ventures and Cambia Health Solutions Begin Their New Strategic Collaboration

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 3, 2022) – Life & Specialty Ventures and Cambia Health Solutions have finalized the details of a strategic collaboration to advance the medical and dental care and financial well-being of people and families in Oregon, Washington, Utah, and Idaho. Through the partnership, Cambia’s LifeMap ancillary insurance business has…

Cambia and Life & Specialty Ventures Receive Regulatory Approval

Today, Life & Specialty Ventures (LSV) and Cambia Health Solutions (Cambia) announced that they reached another significant milestone toward closing on the transaction that will solidify their partnership. They received regulatory approval from the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Financial Regulation on the…

Usable Life Appoints Steve Valenti as Chief Revenue Officer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 29, 2021) – USAble Life, a leader in the field of ancillary insurance, today announced the appointment of Steve Valenti as chief revenue officer. In this role, Steve will be responsible for providing leadership in driving more than $130 million in annual sales, emphasizing increasing penetration of all the company’s…

Life & Specialty Ventures and Cambia Health Solutions announce new strategic collaboration to benefit ancillary and dental customers and members

Little Rock, AR, and Portland, OR - Life & Specialty Ventures and Cambia Health Solutions announce a strategic collaboration designed to improve the medical-dental care and financial wellbeing of the people and families navigating care. Under the deal, pending regulatory approval, Cambia’s LifeMap ancillary insurance business will become part…

Usable Life Appoints Michelle Harding As Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Human Resources Organizational Development

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 15, 2021) – USAble Life, a leader in the field of ancillary insurance, today announced the appointment of Michelle Harding as senior vice president, general counsel, and human resources organizational development (HROD). In this role, Michelle will be responsible for directing all legal, compliance, and HROD functions. She…

Little Rock-based USAble Life to be featured on ‘Designing SpacesTM’ airing on Lifetime TV

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – USAble Life, an ancillary insurance carrier headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., will be featured on "Designing Spaces," the award-winning home improvement show airing on Lifetime TV, on Nov. 16 at 7:30 a.m. EST/PST. Viewers are encouraged to check their local TV guides and listings. "We are pleased…

USAble Life Named One Of Arkansas’ Best Places To Work For The Third Consecutive Year

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – For the third year in a row, USAble Life was named one of the Best Places to Work in Arkansas. The honor holds special meaning for the Arkansas-founded ancillary insurance company that began more than 39 years ago as Life of Arkansas. USAble Life's workforce has grown to nearly 500 employees in three…

USAble Life Aligns For Continued Growth: New COO, CFO, And General Counsel Named

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – As USAble Life continues to align internally to support its growth strategy and deliver shareholder value, the Company announces three major leadership moves today. Richard (Rich) Macy assumed the role of chief operating officer July 1, 2018. He now leads USAble Life's life, disability, and worksite…