Suzanne T. MestayerMember of the Board since November 2017
Member of the Audit, Finance and Organization & Compensation Committees
Suzanne T. Mestayer is owner and managing principal of ThirtyNorth Investments, LLC, an independent registered investment advisory firm in New Orleans, Louisiana, which provides investment management and consultation services to families, retirement plans, for-profit and non-profit organizations and trusts. Previously she held executive management positions in the banking industry with Regions Bank and First Commerce Corporation. She began her career in public accounting and was a partner in an international firm.
She is the former Independent Lead Director of Sanderson Farms, Inc., which was a NASDAQ-listed company and was the third largest poultry producer in the United States before being sold in 2022. Suzanne also served on the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans branch. Ms. Mestayer was a former member of the Board of Directors of McMoRan Exploration Co., a NYSE-listed company, until its acquisition in 2013, where she served on both the audit and compensation committees.
Ms. Mestayer has been an active volunteer holding extensive leadership positions in the New Orleans community. She is the past Chairman of the Ochsner Health System, the largest healthcare system in Louisiana. In that role, she presided over a period of significant strategic growth for the private non-profit academic and multi-specialty healthcare delivery system. Her other civic leadership includes serving on the boards of the National World War II Museum, Loyola University New Orleans, Business Council of New Orleans, Greater New Orleans, Inc., United Way of Greater New Orleans and International Women’s Forum. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Louisiana State University, holds the CIMA® certification and is a CPA-inactive.
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.
Chairman of the Board and CEO
President- Global Benefits
President of Finance and Investments | Chief Financial Officer
President – Global Life
President and Chief Operating Officer of Mutual Trust Life Solutions
Executive Vice President – International Markets
Executive Vice President - Operations and Technology
Senior Vice President – Corporate Finance
Senior Vice President - Chief Investment Officer
Senior Vice President - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Senior Vice President – Human Resources
Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Chief Actuary and Risk Officer
Vice President Financial Reporting, Controller
Vice President, Deputy Global Human Resource Officer
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.
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