5Star Life Insurance Company Appoints Lieutenant General A.C. Roper to its Board

ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–5Star Life Insurance Company announced today the appointment of Lieutenant General A.C. Roper, USA (Ret.) to its board of directors, effective July 1, 2024. 

“We are pleased to welcome Lt. Gen. A.C. Roper to the board. His extensive experience in the military and law enforcement will galvanize our efforts as we deepen our presence in those markets,” said General Larry O. Spencer, USAF (Ret.), Chair and President of 5Star Life.

Lieutenant General A.C. Roper retired in 2024 after a distinguished 42-year career in the U.S. Army where he last served as Deputy Commander, U.S. Northern Command, and Vice Commander, U.S. Element, North American Aerospace Defense Command.

In his civilian capacity, Lieutenant General Roper has more than 33 years of law enforcement experience culminating with his 10-year tenure as the Chief of Police of the Birmingham Police Department. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice.

“I am excited to join the 5Star Life Insurance Company board of directors and further its noble mission of serving those who serve, defend, and protect our nation,” added Lt. Gen. A.C. Roper.

About 5Star Life

5Star Life Insurance Company (5Star Life) is the primary underwriter of the Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) member life insurance benefits. In addition, it extends the enterprise’s mission to civilians serving our country in the workplace. As a growing provider of group and worksite voluntary products, 5Star Life serves a diverse clientele as an insurance provider to individuals and organizations and as a trusted advisor to brokers. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, 5Star Life (a Lincoln, NE company) is currently licensed in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa. 5Star Life was awarded on the Forbes World’s Best Insurance Companies 2024 list.