60+ years of experience

Founded in 1961, United National Life Insurance Company of America is a small, privately-held insurance company focused on providing valuable supplemental health product solutions. Currently licensed throughout the country with plans for further expansion, we are poised to continue our upward trend to fill a niche in the marketplace as a friendly, honest and profitable insurance company.

Financial strength

Our current financial condition is the strongest ever enjoyed in our 60+ year history. In 2021, we posted record operating gains while growing surplus by 28%, assets by 17% and reserves by 11%.

We have received a secure Financial Strength Rating of B++ from A.M. Best*, a global credit rating organization. With its high quality investment portfolio and well diversified mix of assets, we are a financially sound company that is poised to improve upon our successes.

Our concentration of key products and select distribution allow us to be nimble and flexible in the ever changing healthcare industry.

Don Abbs

Don Abbs became President of United National Life (UNL) in October 2016.  In addition to helping lead UNL, Don oversees the Actuarial, Underwriting and Compliance departments.  Under his leadership in the past 5 years, UNL has grown direct premium by 75% and surplus by 300%.

Don has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry working as an actuarial, investment and risk management professional including Allstate Financial and Ernst & Young LLP.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and his  professional credentials include attainment of FSA, CFA and FRM.

Rush Holson
Vice President

Rush Holson started with United National Life in 2015 and was promoted to Vice President of Agency in 2016. In his current role, he manages the sales and marketing of all UNL health and life products. Rush is responsible for creating a competitive product portfolio which offers a value proposition to both agents and policyholders alike as well as branding the company in a manner which aligns with its vision.

Rush has over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry—the majority of which are on the agency side of the business. He has written insurance for Bankers Life and Casualty, National Teachers Associates, and Torchmark among others.

Rush holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Southern Methodist University (SMU).

Hunter Gordy
Sales Manager

Hunter Gordy joined United National Life in 2019 as a Regional Sales Manager. In his current role he is responsible for recruiting and training agents across the United States. In addition, Hunter assists Rush Holson, Vice President of Agency, in developing competitive products that create value to our agents and policyholders.

Hunter has over 15 years of experience in sales and marketing, half of which is in the insurance industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Clemson University after graduating with Honors.

UNL is proud to sponsor PGA Professional, Ben Martin! Ben turned professional in 2010 and earned his first PGA TOUR win in 2014 at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. We wish him luck during the 2022 PGA TOUR season!

Find out how UNL can help you with your out-of-pocket medical expenses