|Ted M. Johnson|
Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
Ted M. Johnson was appointed chief financial officer and treasurer on June 27, 2012. Prior to being appointed chief financial officer, he was vice president and controller of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company since August 2000.
Prior to joining American Equity, Johnson was a senior manager for Ernst & Young LLP, where he was employed from 1992 until August 2000, working primarily on audit clients in the insurance industry.
Johnson received his B.A. from the University of Iowa. He is a certified public accountant and has 20 years of experience in the life insurance industry.