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Biography PhotoDebra 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.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 71216
Des Moines, IA 50325

Office Address
6000 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Main Office Number: (515) 221-0002
Toll Free Number: (888) 221-1234

  • AM Best
  • The American Council of Life Insurers
  • Indexed Annuity Insights
  • Insured Retirement Institute
  • National Association for Fixed Annuities
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners
  • Standard & Poor’s