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Ryan Matney Named Agency Manager at Western & Southern Life in Charleston

CRBJ Biz Wire //February 10, 2023//

Ryan Matney Named Agency Manager at Western & Southern Life in Charleston

CRBJ Biz Wire //February 10, 2023//

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Ryan Matney has been named agency manager at The Western & Southern Life Insurance Company to lead business development and operations for the company’s Charleston agency.

As agency manager, Matney is responsible for driving profitable sales growth and training, coaching, and developing current and future sales associates in the region.

“Ryan consistently proves he can diligently achieve results while demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities,” said Mitch Kay, divisional vice president. “He will continue to play a key role with our Charleston team as we help provide middle-market consumers with solutions to their financial needs.”

Matney, an Ohio native, joined Western & Southern Life in 2016. He resides in Summerville with his wife and two sons, and is a youth baseball coach.

Matney works from Western & Southern Life’s office at 115 Central Island St., Suite 190, Charleston, SC 29492. Contact him at or (843) 779-3394 for information about Western & Southern Life products and services or career opportunities. Products offered include life insurance, variable annuities, mutual funds and retirement services from Western & Southern Life and various member companies of its parent, Western & Southern Financial Group, based in Cincinnati. Securities offered through W&S Brokerage Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC.

About Western & Southern Life
The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, and its wholly owned subsidiary Western-Southern Life Assurance Company (both known as Western & Southern Life), are members of Western & Southern Financial Group and offer life insurance, interest-sensitive life insurance, fixed annuities, retirement strategies and personalized needs analysis for individuals, families and businesses in the middle-income market. It serves customers through more than 97 field offices nationwide, plus and a call center known as the Client Relationship Center at the company’s headquarters in Cincinnati. The company is a Military Friendly® Employer and Military Friendly® Spouse Employer. For financial tools, career opportunities and product information, visit

About Western & Southern Financial Group
Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned ($66 billion) and managed ($35 billion) totaled $101 billion as of June 30, 2022. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its seven life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Gerber Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company, and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.;1 Gerber Life Agency2; IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Touchstone Advisors, Inc.;1 Touchstone Securities, Inc.;3 W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.;1,3 and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc.4 Western & Southern is the title sponsor of seven major community events every year, including the Western & Southern Open, a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world’s top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.

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2 Gerber Life is a registered trademark. Used under license from Société des Produits Nestlé S.A. and Gerber Products Company. In the State of California, Gerber Life Agency, LLC is known as and does business as Gerber Life Insurance Agency, LLC.
3 A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.
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4 W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. (doing business as W&S Financial Insurance Services in CA).