|Ted M. Johnson|
Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
Ted M. Johnson was appointed CFO and Treasurer of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company on June 27, 2012. Prior to being appointed CFO, he was Vice President and Controller since August 2001. Prior to joining American Equity, Mr. Johnson was a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young LLP, where he was employed from 1992 until August 2001, 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 over 20 years of experience in the life insurance industry.