Matthew J. Zimpfer

General Counsel

Matt Zimpfer 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 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 degree (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 directors of the Indiana Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Jameson Camp, and was a board member of the St. Vincent Foundation from 2015 to 2018. He also serves on the Butler University Lacy School of Business Dean's Advisory Council, is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Association of Life Insurance Counsel and the Defense Research Institute.