Maggie Spikes joins GWIC as a regional manager

Spikes will oversee the Indiana and Ohio locations

American Enterprise Group, Inc. (AEG) is pleased to announce Maggie Spikes has joined the company as a regional manager. In this role, Spikes will oversee the Indiana and Ohio locations, while managing funeral home relationships and sales growth for AEG’s life business under the Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®) brand.
“Given her funeral industry experience, Maggie is a great addition to our team, as are the established relationships she brings to the position,” said Kenn Peterson, vice president, national sales – preneed. “Hiring someone with Maggie’s background shows our commitment to growing our Preneed business. We are excited to have her join us and look forward to the inroads we can make in the Indiana and Ohio markets under her guidance.”
Spikes, an Ohio native, has over 24 years of experience helping funeral homes achieve their sales goals. Prior to joining AEG, Spikes spent six years at Matthews Aurora Funeral Services where she was a funeral sales consultant, and 18 years in preneed with Assurant Solutions and Forethought.
Spikes earned her B.S. in Communication from Ohio University.
About American Enterprise Group, Inc.
American Enterprise Group, Inc., has multiple insurance company subsidiaries under the American Republic®, Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®) and Medico® brands. These companies offer life and health insurance product solutions to help people secure their financial futures through various distribution channels and are licensed in 49 states plus the District of Columbia. American Enterprise is based in Des Moines, Iowa, and employs over 400 people. For more information, visit

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