Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Steven D. Hauschild

Steven D. Hauschild

Chairman of the Board

  • United Heritage Financial Group
  • United Heritage Life Insurance Company

Mr. Hauschild has been in banking since 1980 and has served in various senior positions including chief credit officer, chief approval officer and senior portfolio manager. He holds a BBA from Gonzaga University and a MBA from Washington State University. He joined the board of United Heritage Life in 2000 and has been a Director of the holding company since it was formed in 2001.

Diane L. Polscer

Diane L. Polscer

Vice Chairman of the Board

  • United Heritage Financial Group
  • United Heritage Life Insurance Company

Ms. Polscer is the managing partner of the law firm Gordon & Polscer, LLC in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Polscer has experience in complex commercial litigation including business and insurance disputes and appeals. She serves on many law-related and community Boards and committees, has been named an "Oregon Super Lawyer" and listed as one of the Best Lawyers in American Insurance Law. She has a BA from Pennsylvania State University and a JD from the University of Oregon. She joined the Board of Directors in 2013.

Todd H. Gill

Todd H. Gill

President & Chief Executive Officer

  • United Heritage Financial Group
  • United Heritage Life Insurance Company

Mr. Gill joined United Heritage in 2004 as the CFO, and was promoted in 2018 to COO. He was appointed as President of United Heritage Financial Group and United Heritage Life Insurance Company in 2020, and became President and CEO in 2021. He is a CPA that started his career in 1992 with Deloitte after graduating from Northwest Nazarene College. He is also a Board member of the company’s subsidiary, Sublimity Insurance.

Richard C. Waitley

Richard C. Waitley

  • United Heritage Financial Group
  • United Heritage Life Insurance Company

Mr. Waitley is the President of Association Management Group, which provides management and lobbying services for agricultural and other organizations throughout the northwest. Mr. Waitley has a BS in Agriculture Education from the University of Idaho. He joined the Board of United Heritage Life in 1995 and has been a Director of the holding company since it was formed in 2001.

Jerome C. 'Tonk' Fischer

Jerome C. 'Tonk' Fischer

  • United Heritage Financial Group
  • United Heritage Life Insurance Company

Mr. Fischer recently retired as a CPA with the firm of Fischer, Hayes, Joye and Allen, LLC, in Salem, Oregon. Mr. Fischer has served on numerous Boards during his career including 10 years on the Board of Trustees of Northwest Christian College. He was also on the faculty of the Western Agricultural Credit School for over 24 years. He is a graduate of Northwest Christian University and attended the University of Oregon. He received his master’s degree at Texas Christian University, and completed post graduate work at Portland State University. He joined the Board of Directors in 2013.

Michael M. Brem

Michael M. Brem

  • United Heritage Financial Group
  • United Heritage Life Insurance Company

Mr. Brem has worked in the agriculture industry for over 40 years and retired as President of SupHerb Farms, a grower, processor and marketer of culinary herbs and specialty products. He remains active in the agricultural industry and in his community, serving on the Board of Directors of California Endive Farms and the Sierra Cascade Nurseries. Mr. Brem has a BS in Farm Management from California Polytechnic State University. He joined the Board of Directors in 2014.

John W. Holleran

John W. Holleran

  • United Heritage Financial Group
  • United Heritage Life Insurance Company

Mr. Holleran recently retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Itron Inc. He was first named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Itron in 2007. Prior to Itron, he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer for Boise Cascade Corporation and Boise Cascade, LLC. He has a BA and a JD from Gonzaga University, and attended the Stanford Executive Program. He joined the Board of Directors in 2016.

Michael M. Mooney

Michael M. Mooney

  • United Heritage Financial Group
  • United Heritage Life Insurance Company

Mr. Mooney retired following a 42-year banking career, having served as President of the Bank of the Cascades, Idaho Region, Executive Vice President of the Rocky Mountain Region for KeyBank, President for KeyBank of Idaho, and President and CEO of Farmers & Merchants State Bank. He serves on the Boards of Delta Dental of Idaho, The Andrus Center, Idaho Business for Education, and the Idaho Energy Resource Authority. Mr. Mooney is an advisory member of the Boys and Girls club of Ada County, the Shakespeare Festival, and the Idaho Not For Profit Center. He has a BS in Finance from Utah State University and an MBA from Idaho State University. He joined the Board in 2016.

Corporate Officers

Todd H. Gill, CPA, FLMI

President & Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey D. Neumeyer, JD

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer,
General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Marcus S. McDonald, CPA, MBA

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Dean D. Sandros, CPA

Senior Vice President,
Chief Investment Officer, and Treasurer

Kevin W. Lucke, CPCU, AIM

Senior Vice President, Property and Casualty

Robert J. McCarvel

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

R. Shane Nelson

Senior Vice President, Group, and Chief Customer Officer

Marjorie A. Hopkins, PHR, SHRM-CP, FLMI

Senior Vice President, Strategic Programs

Stefanie A. Thiel

Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Johanna C. Hale

Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

Shawn R. Turner, MCSE

Vice President,
Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer

Eric F. Nichols

Vice President,
Information Technology/Property and Casualty

Tracy R. Oneale, JD

Vice President,
Deputy General Counsel, and Assistant Secretary

Michael F. Rasmussen

Vice President,
Chief Branding Officer and Chief Digital Officer