Horace Mann Educators
Founded in 1945 by two teachers in Abe Lincoln’s own Prairie State of Illinois, Horace Mann Educators (HMN) is an $8.5 billion national multiline insurance company. It caters to public K-12 teachers, administrators and their families in the US and is expected to grow 14% by 2020. As of 2013, some 6.2 million students attended K-12, supported by personnel totaling 2.6 million and 298,879 administrators. Another 412,992 college students are planning to become teachers, and 1.2 million are retired. Combined third-quarter assets combined amounted to $8.5 billion, increasing 4.9% year-over- year.