|Debra J. Richardson|
Retired Executive, American Equity Investment Life Holding Company
Des Moines, IA
Debra J. Richardson is retired executive vice president and secretary of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company. She served as executive vice president from 2009 until June 30, 2016. She is a member of American Equity’s board of directors.
Prior to being named executive vice president, Ms. Richardson served as senior vice president and secretary of the Company since 1996. Prior to joining American Equity, she was employed by The Statesman Group from 1977 through April 1996 serving in various positions including vice president-investor relations. Ms. Richardson has been involved in the insurance industry for over 30 years.