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Tim Arnold is president and chief executive officer at Colonial Life.

Arnold previously served as the company's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing from August 2012 to July 2014. Prior to that, he served as the Chief Operations Officer from July 2011 to August 2012. Arnold joined Colonial Life in July 2011, following a 27-year career with Unum. During his career with Unum, he held leadership positions in Underwriting, Corporate Planning, Client Services, National Accounts Sales, and Benefits and served in leadership roles in the Chattanooga, Tenn.; Worcester, Mass.; and Portland, Maine, offices.

Arnold serves on the boards of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, the S.C. Chamber of Commerce and the S.C. Junior Golf Foundation. He is a past chair of the Unum United Way campaign in Portland and served on the Unum United Way campaign board in Chattanooga. He also served on the boards of The First Tee of Chattanooga, First Things First, the Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Inc. and Girls Incorporated in Chattanooga.

Arnold earned a bachelor’s degree in management and a master’s in business administration degree in finance from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He holds the professional designations of Associate, Life and Health Claims (ALHC) and Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI).