Forethought Federal Savings Bank Expands Management Team


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Forethought Federal Savings Bank Expands Management Team with Addition of Rich Fisher and Steve Jackson

Batesville, Ind. – June 26, 2012 – Forethought Federal Savings Bank (“FFSB”) (www.forethought.com/trust) today announced that Rich Fisher and Steve Jackson have joined FFSB as Senior Vice Presidents, Managing Directors. Based in Houston, Fisher and Jackson will be responsible for leading the growth of trust business in funeral homes and cemeteries.

Forethought Federal Savings Bank is focused exclusively on providing trust services to funeral homes and cemeteries. According to Tony Torres, President of FFSB, “Rich and Steve will concentrate on expanding FFSB’s reach as a dedicated provider of these services in the industry. It is exciting to have them joining our team. Their extensive experience and proven success in the industry with trust sales will help position FFSB for significant growth in the future.”

Prior to joining FFSB, both Fisher and Jackson held positions with Regions Bank. Fisher has more than 34 years of experience in the funeral and cemetery industry and most recently served as the Vice President, Business Development Officer for the Funeral and Cemetery Trust Division at Regions. Jackson, a CPA and Certified Financial Planner, has over 22 years of experience in financial services, with the last six focused on trust products for the funeral industry as a Regional Trust Manager at Regions.

“We are proud to partner with FFSB in serving the funeral home and cemetery industry and welcome Rich and Steve as proven industry executives,” noted David de Gorter, President of Forethought Financial Services.

About Forethought Federal Savings Bank

Forethought Federal Savings Bank, with offices in Batesville, Ind. and Houston, Texas, is independently owned and operated and serves as trustee, investment advisor, and record keeper for funeral and cemetery trusts. Forethought Federal Savings Bank provides trust and related services to funeral homes and cemeteries in 38 states and the District of Columbia while being responsible for $400 million in trusted assets under management for 2,100 funeral home and cemetery locations.

Contact: Lisa Nordhoff, Director of Marketing,  Lisa.Nordhoff@forethought.com or