GuideOne Insurance Names Mike Faley Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – (Jan. 29, 2014) – GuideOne Insurance announces the hire of Mike Faley to the position of vice president of human resources and organizational development. In this role, Mike will lead all aspects of human resources, including administration, recruiting, training and development, payroll and compensation. In his position, he will report directly to Jim Wallace, GuideOne chairman, president and chief executive officer.

Prior to joining GuideOne, Faley served as vice president of strategic operational support at Athene (formerly Aviva USA). Prior to that, he served in human resources leadership positions at Harris Bank, the Iowa Foundation for Medical Care and Wells Fargo Bank.

Faley received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Iowa, and master of human relations degree from the University of Oklahoma.

About GuideOne

Founded in 1947 and headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, GuideOne Insurance is one of the nation’s largest church insurers, with more than 46,000 church policyholders. GuideOne also insures private schools and higher education institutions, nonprofit organizations, as well as senior living communities. In 1999, the company created the GuideOne Center for Risk Management® in order to help churches and faith-based organizations safeguard their ministries. This effort was expanded in 2008 with the launch of SafeChurch®, the most comprehensive church risk management online resource available. GuideOne is licensed to do business in all 50 states and markets its products and services through nearly 3,000 independent and career agents. The company carries an A “Excellent” rating from A.M. Best. For more information, visit