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July 08, 2015

Securian’s Kuplic, Thompson elected to St. Paul nonprofit boards

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Securian Financial Group associates David Kuplic and Karen Thompson have been elected to the boards of directors of three St. Paul nonprofit organizations.

Kuplic has been elected to a three-year term on the board of the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts centers, serving 400,000 people annually through nearly 500 performances. Kuplic is Securian’s chief investment officer, president of Securian Funds Trust and executive vice president of Advantus Capital Management, a Securian asset management subsidiary.

Thompson, a Securian marketing communications specialist, has been elected to chair the boards of two nonprofits on St. Paul’s West Side—Neighborhood Development Alliance (NeDA) and Guadalupe Alternative Programs (GAP). NeDA strengthens the vitality of lower-income neighborhoods in St. Paul by creating and preserving housing and business opportunities for residents of all income levels. GAP serves children and youth at high-risk of school failure, and immigrants and refugees seeking to create a better life in the United States.

Approximately 100 Securian associates serve on the boards of nonprofit organizations throughout the Twin Cities.

About Securian Financial Group 

Securian Financial Group is headquartered in St. Paul and employs nearly 2,500 associates in the city. Since 1880, Securian and its affiliates have provided financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, investments and retirement plans. Now one of the nation’s largest financial services providers, Securian is the holding company parent of a group of companies that offer a broad range of financial services.

DOFU 07-2015 A01978-0715

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