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About Our Founder

In 1964, Charles N. Sharpe founded Ozark National Life. By 1969, The Company began to market a new product— The Balanced Program®. With The Balanced Program® Mr. Sharpe had developed a product designed to help people through all contingencies of life, be it death, disability or retirement. Mr. Sharpe always believed that life's greatest blessing was people. And he was concerned that many were not planning for the long-term. He believed that his success and the success of the Company would be built on helping people build toward a better future. With this product, designed to stand the test of time, and an unending faith in people, Mr. Sharpe was able to build a company with an enduring legacy that has been in business for over fifty years. More importantly, through his Company and his philanthropic and ministerial endeavors, he was able to improve countless lives.

Mr. Sharpe and his wife, Laurie Sharpe, founded CNS International Ministries and the Heartland Community Church which have helped thousands of men, women and families get free from life-controlling behaviors through the Gospel. Mr. Sharpe’s legacy is carried on through these organizations, Ozark National Life, and the testimonies all of the lives that were impacted by his passion and generosity.

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Ozark National Life

500 E. 9th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

Phone: (816) 842-6300
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Life insurance provided by Ozark National Life Insurance Co.*
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Mutual funds offered through N.I.S. Financial Services, Inc.*†^
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500 E. 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106

* Wholly owned subsidiary of National Western Life Insurance Co.†
† Wholly owned subsidiaries of National Western Life Group, Inc.

^ N.I.S. Financial Services, Inc. is not a member of
Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).