Senior VP & General Counsel Appointed at Lewer
The Lewer Companies is pleased to announce the promotion of Robert Stompoly to the position of Senior Vice President & General Counsel, effective October 1, 2016. He joined the companies as General Counsel in August 2007 and was promoted to Vice President just over a year ago, on September 1, 2015.
Key to this most recent promotion is the expansion of Stompoly’s responsibilities, which now include managing all legal aspects of the companies, coordinating project management requirements, providing strong leadership of cross-functional teams, overseeing marketing communications, and managing financial objectives.
Prior to joining Lewer nine years ago, Stompoly served as General Counsel and Vice President of Product Development for SellingLTC.com, LLC, a Georgia-based company that supports long-term care insurance sales. Prior to, he spent five years with Transamerica Occidental Life Insurance Company in Kansas City, Missouri, supporting Transamerica’s national worksite long-term care insurance sales efforts in terms of sales and product training, regulatory compliance, product development, marketing materials, and the administration of a class action lawsuit settlement.
Throughout his career, Stompoly served as an insurance industry consultant for various long-term care insurance sales organizations and in the development and promotion of innovative business practices, and as an editor and ghost writer for insurance carriers including Prudential and MetLife. At the time of his hiring at Lewer, he commented that what he enjoyed about his positions in the insurance industry was the variety of responsibilities. “Every day brings something new and challenging,” he said.
Stompoly received a BA in English, with a minor in Administration of Justice from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1990 and received his Juris Doctorate degree from the university’s School of Law in 1993. That year, he founded Stompoly Law Offices in Kansas City, specializing in domestic law, estate planning, municipal law, and personal injury law.
“We are very pleased to see Robert assume this new and integral role in our companies,” said President Mike Lewer. “Since joining our team, he has demonstrated his exceptional ability to manage cross functional projects and keep projects on track,” said Lewer. “We congratulate Robert for his growth and success and look forward to his continuing success with our companies.” (289)