|William R. Kunkel|
General Counsel, Archdiocese of Chicago
William R. Kunkel is general counsel of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Previously, he served as executive vice president and general counsel of American Equity from 2012 until April, 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kunkel was a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP for over 25 years, where he focused his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and other corporate governance and securities matters.