Scott M. Quist has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since September 14, 2012. Mr. Quist will also continue to serve as the Company’s President, a position he has held since 2002. He has also served as a director of the Company since 1986.  Mr. Quist served as First Vice President of the Company from 1986 to 2002.  From 1980 to 1982, Mr. Quist was a tax specialist with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell, & Co., in Dallas, Texas.  From 1986 to 1991, he was Treasurer and a director of The National Association of Life Companies, a trade association of 642 insurance companies until its merger with the American Council of Life Companies.  Mr. Quist has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Forum 500 Section (representing small insurance companies) of the American Council of Life Insurance.  He has also served as a regional director of Key Bank of Utah since November 1993.  Mr. Quist is currently a director and a past president of the National Alliance of Life Companies, a trade association of over 200 life companies.  Mr. Quist holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University and received his law degree also from Brigham Young University.  Mr. Quist’s significant expertise and deep understanding of the technical, organizational and strategic business aspects of the insurance industry, his management expertise, his ten year tenure as President of the Company and twenty-six year tenure as a director, and his years of business and leadership experience led the Board of Directors to conclude that he should be appointed as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
J. Lynn Beckstead, Jr. has served as Vice President of Mortgage Operations and a director of the Company since 2002.  In addition, Mr. Beckstead is President of SecurityNational Mortgage Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, having served in this position since 1993.  From 1990 to 1993, Mr. Beckstead was Vice President and a director of Republic Mortgage Corporation.  From 1983 to 1990, Mr. Beckstead was Vice President and a director of Richards Woodbury Mortgage Corporation.  From 1980 to 1983, he was a principal broker for Boardwalk Properties.  From 1978 to 1980, Mr. Beckstead was a residential loan officer for Medallion Mortgage Company.  From 1977 to 1978, he was a residential construction loan manager of Citizens Bank.  Mr. Beckstead’s expertise in real estate, his nineteen year tenure serving as President of SecurityNational Mortgage Company, and his business and leadership experience led the Board of Directors to conclude that he should serve as a director.
Gilbert A. Fuller has served as a director of the Company since December 7, 2012. From 2006 until his retirement in 2008, Mr. Fuller served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of USANA Health Sciences, Inc., a multinational manufacturer and direct seller of nutritional supplements. Mr. Fuller joined USANA in 1996 as the Vice President of Finance and served in that role until 1999 when he was appointed as its Senior Vice President. Mr. Fuller has served as a member of the Board of Directors of USANA since 2008. Before joining USANA, Mr. Fuller served in various executive positions for several different companies. Mr. Fuller served as Chief Administrative Officer and Treasurer of Melaleuca, Inc., a manufacturer and direct seller of personal care products. He was also the Vice President and Treasurer of Norton Company, a multinational manufacturer of ceramics and abrasives. Mr. Fuller obtained his certified public accountant license in 1970 and kept it current until his career path developed into corporate finance. Mr. Fuller received a B.S. degree in Accounting and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Utah. Mr. Fuller’s accounting, finance and corporate strategy expertise and his years of financial, accounting and business experience in public and private companies, including USANA Health Sciences, Inc., which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, where he served as an executive officer and continues to serve as a director, led the Board of Directors to conclude that he should serve as a director.
Robert G. Hunter, M.D. has served as a director of the Company since 1998.  Dr. Hunter is currently a practicing physician in private practice.  Dr. Hunter created the statewide E.N.T. Organization (Rocky Mountain E.N.T., Inc.) where he is currently a member of the Executive Committee.  Dr. Hunter is Department Head of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Intermountain Medical Center and a past President of the medical staff of the Intermountain Medical Center.  He is also a delegate to the Utah Medical Association and has served as a delegate representing the State of Utah to the American Medical Association, and a member of several medical advisory boards.  Dr. Hunter holds a B.S. degree in Microbiology from the University of Utah and received his medical degree from the University of Utah College of Medicine.  Dr. Hunter’s medical expertise and experience, and his administrative and leadership experience from serving in a number of administrative positions in the medical profession led the Board of Directors to conclude that he should serve as a director.
H. Craig Moody has served as a director of the Company since 1995.  Mr. Moody is owner of Moody & Associates, a political consulting and real estate company.  He is a former Speaker and House Majority Leader of the House of Representatives of the State of Utah.  Mr. Moody holds a B.S. degree in Political Science from the University of Utah.  Mr. Moody’s real estate and governmental affairs expertise and years of business and leadership experience led the Board of Directors to conclude he should serve as a director.
Norman G. Wilbur has served as a director of the Company since 1998.  Mr. Wilbur worked for J.C. Penny’s regional offices in budget and analysis.  His final position was Manager of Planning and Reporting for J.C. Penny’s stores.  After 36 years with J.C. Penny’s, Mr. Wilbur opted for early retirement in 1997.  Mr. Wilbur holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Utah.  Mr. Wilbur is a past executive director of the Dallas area for Habitat for Humanity.  Mr. Wilbur’s financial expertise and business experience from a successful career at JC Penny’s led the Board of Directors to conclude he should serve as a director.  In addition, the Board of Directors’ determination that Mr. Wilbur is the Audit Committee “financial expert” lends further support to his financial acumen and qualification for serving as a director.
John L. Cook has served since 1982 as co-owner and operator of Cook Brothers Painting, Inc., a painting company that provides painting services for contractors and builders of residential and commercial properties. In addition, Mr. Cook attended the University of Utah.

Mr. Cook’s years of experience with the construction industry and construction projects led the Board of Directors to conclude that Mr. Cook should serve as a director. As a director Mr. Cook will advise the Board regarding the Company’s investments in commercial and residential real estate projects, including Dry Creek at East Village, a 282 unit multifamily development in Sandy City, Utah. Moreover, Mr. Cook’s extensive background in construction and building will be important as the Company continues to acquire new real estate holdings and develop its current portfolio of undeveloped land into future developments that could provide additional long term revenues for the Company.

Jason Overbaugh has served as a Vice President and the Assistant Secretary of the Company since 2002. He has also served as the Company’s National Marketing Director of Life Insurance since 2008. Mr. Overbaugh has additionally served as Vice President and National Marketing Director of Security National Life Insurance Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since 2006. From 2003 to 2006, he served as a Vice President of Security National Life Insurance Company with responsibilities as an investment manager over construction lending and commercial real estate investments. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Overbaugh served as a Vice President of Memorial Estates, Inc., with responsibilities over operations and sales.

In addition, Mr. Overbaugh has served since 2007 as a director of the LOMA Life Insurance Council, a trade association of life insurance companies. He is also a member of the NFDA Trade Association. Mr. Overbaugh received a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Utah.

Andrew Quist has served as a Vice President of the Company since 2010. He has also served as the Company’s Associate General Counsel since 2007, where his responsibilities have included the Company’s regulatory matters and acquisitions. In addition, Mr. Quist has been Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2010, and Vice President from 2008 to 2010, of C&J Financial, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, which funds the purchase of funeral and burial policies from funeral homes after the death of the insureds.

On April 11, 2013, Mr. Quist was elected as a director of the National Alliance of Life Companies (NALC), a national trade association of over 200 life insurance companies, where he also serves as Vice President and Treasurer. Mr. Quist is also currently the President of the Utah Life Convention, a consortium of Utah domestic life insurers. Mr. Quist holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University and received his law degree from the University of Southern California.

 AuditCompensationExecutiveNominating and Corporate Governance
Scott M. QuistX (Chairman)
Gilbert A. FullerXXXX
Robert G. Hunter, M.D.XX
H. Craig MoodyXXXX (Chairman)
Norman G. WilburX (Chairman)X (Chairman)X
Andrew QuistX
John L. CookXX
Jason Overbaugh

Committee Charters

Scott M. Quist has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since September 14, 2012. Mr. Quist will also continue to serve as the Company’s President, a position he has held since 2002. He has also served as a director of the Company since 1986.  Mr. Quist served as First Vice President of the Company from 1986 to 2002.  From 1980 to 1982, Mr. Quist was a tax specialist with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell, & Co., in Dallas, Texas.  From 1986 to 1991, he was Treasurer and a director of The National Association of Life Companies, a trade association of 642 insurance companies until its merger with the American Council of Life Companies.  Mr. Quist has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Forum 500 Section (representing small insurance companies) of the American Council of Life Insurance.  He has also served as a regional director of Key Bank of Utah since November 1993.  Mr. Quist is currently a director and a past president of the National Alliance of Life Companies, a trade association of over 200 life companies.  Mr. Quist holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University and received his law degree also from Brigham Young University.  Mr. Quist’s significant expertise and deep understanding of the technical, organizational and strategic business aspects of the insurance industry, his management expertise, his ten year tenure as President of the Company and twenty-six year tenure as a director, and his years of business and leadership experience led the Board of Directors to conclude that he should be appointed as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

Garrett S. Sill has served as Chief Financial Officer since July 12, 2013. Prior to his appointment as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Sill served since 2011 as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer of Security National Life Insurance Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. From 2002 to 2011, Mr. Sill was Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of SecurityNational Mortgage Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Sill was Vice President and Controller of SecurityNational Mortgage Company. Garrett Sill is a certified public accountant, having been licensed since 2002. He holds a B.A. degree in Accounting from Weber State University and an M.B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of Utah. Mr. Sill also serves as a member of the Advisory Council of the School of Accounting and Taxation at Weber State University.

J. Lynn Beckstead, Jr. has served as Vice President of Mortgage Operations and a director of the Company since 2002.  In addition, Mr. Beckstead is President of SecurityNational Mortgage Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, having served in this position since 1993.  From 1990 to 1993, Mr. Beckstead was Vice President and a director of Republic Mortgage Corporation.  From 1983 to 1990, Mr. Beckstead was Vice President and a director of Richards Woodbury Mortgage Corporation.  From 1980 to 1983, he was a principal broker for Boardwalk Properties.  From 1978 to 1980, Mr. Beckstead was a residential loan officer for Medallion Mortgage Company.  From 1977 to 1978, he was a residential construction loan manager of Citizens Bank.  Mr. Beckstead’s expertise in real estate, his nineteen year tenure serving as President of SecurityNational Mortgage Company, and his business and leadership experience led the Board of Directors to conclude that he should serve as a director.

Christie Q. Overbaugh has been Senior Vice President of Internal Operations of the Company since June 2006, and a Vice President of the Company from 1998 to June 2006.  Ms. Overbaugh has also served as Vice President of Underwriting for Security National Life Insurance Company since 1998.  From 1986 to 1991, she was Chief Underwriter for Investors Equity Life Insurance Company of Hawaii and Security National Life Insurance Company.  From 1990 to 1991, Ms. Overbaugh was President of the Utah Home Office Underwriters Association.  Ms. Overbaugh is currently a member of the Utah Home Office Underwriters Association and an Associate Member of LOMA (Life Office Management Association).

Jeffrey R. Stephens was appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company in December 2008. Mr. Stephens had served as General Counsel for the Company from November 2006 to December 2008. He was in private practice from 1981 to 2006 in the states of Washington and Utah. Mr. Stephens holds a B.S. degree in Geography from the University of Utah and received his law degree from Brigham Young University.  He is a member of the Utah State Bar and the Washington State Bar Association.