Press Release

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Selects Insurance Technologies to Help Drive Variable Annuities' Sales

November 25, 2008
Colorado Springs, CO

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (November 25, 2008) – Insurance Technologies LLC, the premier provider of illustration and point-of-sale software for the financial services and brokerage industries, announces that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has selected ForeSight™ to support their variable annuities sales. This strategic decision will allow Thrivent Financial for Lutherans to deploy their first web-based illustration system.

ForeSight is able to meet multiple needs identified by Thrivent. It can be accessed via the web and it tracks productivity and usage on an individual producer basis. ForeSight was selected by Thrivent not only by its reputation for innovation, but as the best fit for their needs. ForeSight's illustration presentations were immediately recognized as beneficial for their sales team and investors.

With ForeSight, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will be able to have a system-wide, point-of-sale resource to educate and inform financial representatives. Thrivent realizes that in today's society, it is imperative for people entering retirement to understand variable annuities through their advisors. One illustration from ForeSight says more than hundreds of words in a detailed description. With ForeSight, Thrivent is equipped with a powerful and persuasive learning and sales tool needed in today's marketplace.

"By leveraging ForeSight's flexibility, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has rolled-out the solution to all their financial representatives in 2008, as a means of improving their ease of doing business." says Steve Horneman, Vice President, Marketing, for Insurance Technologies. "We are excited to offer ForeSight to help grow Thrivent Financial for Lutherans' variable annuity business, support their sales efforts with illustrations that are simple to generate and make a tangible impact."

About Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (www.thrivent.com) Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is a not-for-profit membership organization helping nearly 3 million members achieve their financial goals and give back to their communities. As a not-for-profit fraternal benefit society, Thrivent Financial sponsors national outreach programs and activities that support congregations, schools, charitable organizations and individuals in need. Thrivent Financial has main offices in Minneapolis, Minn., and Appleton, Wis.

About Insurance Technologies (www.insurancetechnologies.com) Based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Insurance Technologies LLC offers point-of-sale illustration software to the insurance and financial services industries. Insurance Technologies award-winning product, ForeSight™, supports all product types, including Life, Annuities, Critical Illness, DI, and LTC – all on a single mobile platform. Our latest innovation VisibleChoice® is a multi-carrier annuity sales platform designed to leverage multiple annuity products and features. Together, they improve point-of-sale effectiveness and help close more sales quickly.