Matthew J. Zimpfer

EVP and General Counsel

Matt Zimpfer (46) was appointed executive vice president and general counsel of CNO Financial Group in June 2008. He served previously as the company's interim general counsel, as well as serving as vice president and deputy general counsel.

Since joining CNO in January 1998, Zimpfer has served CNO and its business providing advice in diverse areas such as litigation, compliance, market conduct and regulatory affairs, labor and employment, distribution, re-insurance, corporate governance, risk management and anti-fraud programs.

Prior to joining CNO, Zimpfer was a managing partner at Zimpfer Klineman & Wright, in-house counsel at Progressive Insurance Company, and a law clerk and associate at White & Raub, all in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Zimpfer earned a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) in history and political science from Butler University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Indiana University.

He serves on the board of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Association of Life Insurance Counsel and the Defense Research Institute.