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Family Heritage Insurance Welcomes Eric Shanaberger

CLEVELAND, OHIO – July 29, 2013 – Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America is pleased to welcome Eric Shanaberger, Vice President of Recruiting, to its family. Mr. Shanaberger’s 19-year career in the financial services arena has afforded him with a vast spectrum of experience in sales, management, and executive capacities. He first entered this industry in 1994 as a National Recruiting Manager and was later promoted to the position of Field Vice President for Capitol American Life Insurance Company. As his career progressed, he took on roles of both Branch and National Sales Manager for other well respected and national financial services organizations. Since that time Eric has won various industry and company specific awards, and also is a member of the Million Dollar Roundtable (2005-present).

“Eric will tremendously benefit Family Heritage, and will play a key role in continuing our impressive record of growth.  His proven leadership skills and achievements will help move the company forward.” said Ken Matson, Executive Vice President, Family Heritage Life Insurance. 

Mr. Shanaberger is a Registered Investment Advisor, and is Series 6, 26, 63, and 65 registered.  He is very active in the industry, having been a guest speaker at various industry and company specific events and seminars. He is also an active member of NAIFA (Akron, Ohio chapter).

Mr. Shanaberger is a graduate of Marietta College (BA), and Kent State University (MA). He also played and coached professional and college basketball for over 10 years, most notably on the coaching staff of both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland State University.

Eric was named 2012 Man of the Year for the Northern Ohio Chapter of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and also serves as a board member of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve.

Eric lives in Hudson, and is the single father of 4 children where he is very active in his community and serves on the board of The Taste of Hudson, and is a graduate of Leadership Hudson. He has been very active as a Men’s Ministry Coordinator at Christ Community Chapel and is currently training men as a Christian Leadership Concepts group facilitator.

Family Heritage, a Torchmark Company, is an industry-leading provider of life and supplemental health insurance products to American families. Founded in 1989, the company specializes in life insurance and cancer, heart disease and stroke and accident insurance products that provide benefits beyond traditional health insurance, allowing individuals and families to focus on the patient, not the process. The recipient of numerous awards and honors for outstanding customer service and community outreach, Family Heritage proudly serves over 238,000 American families and supports Sales Professionals across the country. To find out more, visit or connect on Facebook at