UNIFI Hires Two Executives

UNIFI Companies announced today the appointments of Tim Stonehocker and Jim Schulz.
A news release said Stonehocker was elected executive vice president – individual and Ameritas Investment Corp. for UNIFI Companies, effective July 30. Stonehocker is responsible for the individual business, the broker-dealer, and the field distribution for individual and retirement plans.

Most recently, Stonehocker was president and CEO of the Life and Protection Group of AEGON in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was associated with AEGON for 24 years and served in numerous leadership and officer positions. A graduate of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

Schulz was elected senior vice president – retirement plans for Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and The Union Central Life Insurance Company, effective June 1. Schulz is responsible for managing sales, product development, administration and service for the retirement plans business.

According to the announcement, Schulz brings 30-plus years of field experience to his new position. Prior to joining Ameritas, he was president of Midlands Financial Benefits, Lincoln, Nebraska. Schulz attended the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, where he studied business administration with an emphasis in actuarial science.