BEF09 - Lamar Smith

Lamar Smith is the Director of Torchmark Corp., a holding company that specializes in life and supplemental health insurance. After a highly decorated career as an Air Force fighter pilot, with 114 combat missions in Vietnam, Smith joined First Command Financial Services in Fort Worth, Texas, as an advisor. He rose to president and then CEO. As CEO for 15 years, he led the company through tremendous growth and owned one of the first banks in the country focused on service via the Internet. Smith now dedicates himself to developing and sharing the concepts he has learned for living a balanced life. He is the author of the business book There's More to Life Than the Corner Office. (01:08:42)

Business Ethics Forum 2009