Nimesh Mehta is the Chief Information Officer of National Life Group, focusing on effectively aligning business and technology to create a strategic vision and tactical direction for the company with a constant consumer centric focus. His proven track record in developing transformative strategies within an emerging, fast paced organization brought him to the company in 2008. Prior to joining National Life Group, Nimesh served in various leadership positions at Lincoln Financial Group for over 14 years. Today he leads a highly experienced team managing the complexities of all components of transformation, innovation and legacy modernization. He also serves on various advisory boards bringing a unique perspective of market and industry direction. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering with specialization in Chip designing from Case Western Reserve University. He has since received an MBA from Case Western Reserve University concentrating in Strategy, Marketing and Finance. National Life Group is a diversified family of financial service companies that offer a comprehensive portfolio of life insurance, annuity and investment products to help individuals, families and businesses pursue their financial goals. National Life Group, a Fortune 1000 company, serves 840,000 customers. With $30 billion of assets under management, 2011 revenue of $1.5 billion and net income of $124 million, members of National Life Group employ roughly 900 employees, with most located at its home office in Montpelier, Vermont. Group companies also maintain offices in Texas, New York, and California. The Group is made up of its flagship company, National Life Insurance Company, founded in Montpelier, Vermont in 1848; Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, founded in 1955, Addison, Texas, and Sentinel Investments and Equity Services, Inc., both based in Montpelier.