Management Team

The LTC Global management team includes some of the most respected names in the Long Term Care insurance industry; and we are committed to ensuring that we deal with every client and agent with integrity and respect.

Dan Schmedlen

Dan Schmedlen is Chief Executive Officer of LTC Global and its subsidiaries.  Prior to joining the company, Dan was a partner in the global finance practice group of the law firm Nixon Peabody LLP in New York City.  Before that, Dan was a partner in the corporate practice group of the law firm Lord Bissell & Brook LLP, also in New York City.

Dan holds degrees from Yale University (B.A., 1992) and Washington & Lee University School of Law (J.D., 1996), where he was Securities Editor of the Washington & Lee Law Review.

Dave Yost

Dave Yost, Chief Financial Officer, joined LTC Global in 2004. He has over 20 years of financial and accounting experience within small and large corporations.

Mr. Yost is a licensed, Certified Public Accountant in Oregon and Texas and holds an MBA from Webster University, Leiden, The Netherlands, and a BBA in Accounting from Western Michigan University.  He is also a Certified Management Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Nickie Cheney

Nickie Cheney is General Counsel of LTC Global and its subsidiaries. Nickie is responsible for managing the company’s legal matters. Prior to joining the company, Nickie was a Partner at DLA Piper LLP (US) in New York where she represented clients in diverse industries with respect to mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and general corporate matters.

Nickie holds a B.S.B.A. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she was a member of the Vanderbilt Law Review.

Steven Hensley, Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary and Designated Responsible Licensed Producer. Mr. Hensley joined LTC Global in 2008 and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration of LTC Global's operation and ensuring that LTC Global remains in compliance with law and regulations applicable to LTC Global's business.

Mr. Hensley holds a Texas resident insurance producer’s license and non-resident insurance producer licenses in all other states, including the District of Columbia. Mr. Hensley holds a B.M from Indiana University and a M.M from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University.

LTC’s Risk Manager, Director and co-founder, Mr. Rauch is responsible for managing pricing, valuation and hedging strategies, as well as formulation and reviewing operational and financial risk management policies and reporting. Mr. Rauch worked extensively on LTC Global’s earliest large transactions in a valuation and due diligence role.

Among other positions, he previously worked at GE Capital, in actuarial, marketing and risk management, and in Hewitt Associates, consulting primarily on non-pension post retirement benefits. Mr. Rauch has been a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries since 2000 and received undergraduate degrees in Statistics and Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Mr. Dinsmore developed and implemented the commission purchase program for LTC in 2003. Mr. Dinsmore has overseen commission and agency purchases, marketing, IT, operations and agencies in various roles at LTC Global from 2002 through 2014. He has been a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries since 1997. Mr. Dinsmore holds a B.S. and an M.S. in Physics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Director and co-founder, Mr. Anderson designed, implemented and managed LTC Global’s original information technology infrastructure, software and communication systems. He also worked extensively on commissions data and systems, and reorganized operations for LTC Global’s marketing companies. Prior to LTC Global, Anderson worked as a technology consultant with clients through out the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Anderson holds a B.A in Business Administration with concentrations in Tax Accounting, Operations Management and Management Information Systems from the University of Washington.

Deborah Skiff is General Manager - National Distribution for the LTC Global’s subsidiary United Insurance Group Agency, Inc. Ms. Skiff has held a number of marketing-oriented positions for LTC Global.

Before taking her current position, Skiff was President of FPS Insurance Agency. She has previously held leadership positions with several companies ranging from emerging start-ups to global conglomerates. She has more than 20 years of experience in insurance, marketing and banking, with companies such as Philips Healthcare, Genworth Financial, Brightware, Societe Generale and HSBC.

Skiff holds a BA in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from London Business School.