Jerry Carlisle

Jerry Carlisle

Member of the Board since February 2013

Chair – Organization & Compensation Committee

Jerry Carlisle has been a director of the Company since February 2013.  He also currently serves as Director of CGB Insurance Company. Mr. Carlisle began his career at Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG) where he headed the Computer Auditing efforts at their New Orleans office, notably specializing in oil and gas and financial services clients. He also spent two years in New York City leading the design of the education program for the firm’s computer auditing activities.

In 1979 Mr. Carlisle joined the Louisiana Land and Exploration Company (LL&E) and in 1983 he was elected Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. He held that position until his retirement in 1997. 

He is a former adjunct Professor at Tulane University as well as the former Chair of a Vistage Group for New Orleans area CEO’s. His former Board Memberships include Energy Partners Limited, where he served as Chair of the Audit Committee; Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, where he also served as Chair of the Audit Committee. In addition, Jerry is the former President of UNO Business Higher Education Council.

Mr. Carlisle holds a B.A. from Mississippi State University and an M.B.A. from Loyola University in New Orleans.


Executive Management

The steady stewardship of Pan-American Life Insurance Group’s internationally experienced leadership team ensures that Pan-American Life continues to transform the vision of its founders into trusted financial security and peace of mind for its customers.

José S. Suquet José S. Suquet

Chairman of the Board and CEO

Steven A. Friedman Steven A. Friedman

President of Finance and Investments

Robert DiCianni Robert DiCianni

President- Global Benefits

Bruce Parker Bruce Parker

President – Global Life

Geri Gaughan Geri Gaughan

President and Chief Operating Officer of Mutual Trust Life Insurance Company

Daniel Costello Daniel Costello

Executive Vice President – International Markets

Lisa Baudot Lisa Baudot

Senior Vice President - Chief Investment Officer

José Corrada José Corrada

Senior Vice President - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

David Demmon David Demmon

Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer

Miguel Edwards Miguel Edwards

Senior Vice President – Chief Information Officer

Frank Recio Frank Recio

Senior Vice President – International Business Technology and Operations

Bryan Scofield Bryan Scofield

Senior Vice President – Human Resources

Selig Ehrlich Selig Ehrlich

Chief Actuary and Risk Officer

Carlos Aldana Carlos Aldana

Vice President – Capital Management and Corporate Development

Marta Reeves Marta Reeves

Vice President – Corporate Marketing


Board of Directors

Pan-American Life Insurance Group’s Board of Directors provides support and guidance to the Group’s executive management team, driving the careful strategic planning and excellent execution that are the cornerstones of the company’s success.

Stephen Batza Stephen Batza

Member of the Board since November 2015

Jerry Carlisle Jerry Carlisle

Member of the Board since February 2013

Martha O Hesse Martha O Hesse

Member of the Board since November 2015

Suzanne T. Mestayer Suzanne T. Mestayer

Member of the Board since November 2017

Carlos Mickan Carlos Mickan

Member of the Board since July 2014

Carlos Palomares Carlos Palomares

Member of the Board since October 2007

Dr. Patrick J. Quinlan Dr. Patrick J. Quinlan

Member of the Board since November 2011

Coleman D. Ross Coleman D. Ross

Member of the Board since May 2006

José S. Suquet José S. Suquet

Member of the Board since October 2004

Dr. José Antonio Villamil Dr. José Antonio Villamil

Member of the Board since November 2010