Kent Somers, President

Kent Somers

Northwest Allen County School Board Member Kent Somers is employed at Swiss Re, an international reinsurance company.  An actuary by training, Kent is a Sr. Vice President and leads a team responsible for onboarding and monitoring large transactions executed in North America.  Prior to joining Swiss Re in 2013, he spent 25 years at Lincoln National Life as an executive in financial and risk management roles.

Kent is a 1986 graduate from Purdue University, West Lafayette, with a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics. Professionally, Somers has earned both the FSA and CERA designations from the Society of Actuaries.

Kent and his wife Lisa have three children, a son currently working in his ER residency program, and two daughters currently within the NACS system.  In addition to a very busy family life, the Somers family attends Central Ministries where Kent has served the church in various roles.

In 2020, Kent was re-elected to his third term as a Trustee.  He is determined to ensure that NACS continues to provide an outstanding educational environment for all students, teachers and support staff; while striving for persistent growth in learning opportunities.  

Township Represented: Perry Township
Began Serving on Board: 2013
Current Term Expires: 2024
Home Phone: 260-637-0163