Trustmark Hires Joe Goolsby as Regional Sales Director, Midwest Region

Insurance industry veteran will develop and implement custom-based insurance solutions, expand voluntary group and worksite distribution

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions, a long-standing voluntary benefits carrier, has hired Joseph J. Goolsby as Regional Sales Director for the Midwest area. The announcement was made by Dan Schmid, Senior Regional Vice President, West Region.

Goolsby was hired to develop and implement custom-based insurance solutions for Trustmark’s existing broker relationships in Illinois and Indiana, as well as expand Trustmark’s voluntary group and worksite distribution throughout the territory. His office is located in the Greater Chicago area.

“Brokers will find Joe an excellent resource,” said Schmid. “His vast experience in the insurance industry, coupled with the local knowledge of the Chicago marketplace, makes Joe a huge asset to Trustmark and to the Midwest broker and enrollment firm community. Trustmark voluntary products have helped brokers and employers alike stay competitive, and those in the Illinois and Indiana markets can now turn to Joe.”

Goolsby has more than 15 years of experience in insurance sales, most recently at Dearborn National as a Senior Sales Executive. He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill.   

Interested brokers and enrollment firms can reach Goolsby at 708-990-0500 or

About Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions
Trustmark has more than a century of experience in voluntary benefits. It provides the resources that employers need to enhance their benefit plans, and that employees need to make knowledgeable decisions and gain vital financial protection. Trustmark is known for its innovative products, service and billing capabilities and takes pride in finding solutions to match brokers’ and employers’ needs. Trustmark Insurance Company is a subsidiary of Trustmark Mutual Holding Company, which is rated A- (Excellent) for insurer financial strength by A.M. Best and has more than $2 billion in assets and more than 2 million covered lives or plan participants. For more information, visit
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