Governance Documents

Horace Mann is committed to following corporate governance best practices to ensure a financially strong company that operates ethically and with integrity. As part of this commitment, our employees and Board of Directors are required to acknowledge their understanding of and compliance with the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct annually. In addition, all of our employees, including part-time employees, are required to complete annual ethical standards training, and new hires are provided ethical standards training as part of the onboarding process.

Committee Charters

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Compliance and Ethics Hotline

A critical part of Horace Mann’s Code of Conduct and ethical responsibility is ensuring that our financial practices – including internal accounting controls and auditing procedures – are followed with the utmost honesty and integrity. Individuals can communicate with the Audit Committee of the Horace Mann Board of Directors through the anonymous Compliance and Ethics Hotline at 844-975-2649 or This process is managed by a third-party provider.

Board Communications

Communications with non-management Horace Mann directors may be made by email to or by mail to Board of Directors, c/o Corporate Secretary, 1 Horace Mann Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62715.