Bruce Jay Nicholson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, holding company of LB Community Bank & Trust Board, Lutheran Brotherhood Mutual Funds, Thrivent Life Fund Manager, Thrivent Series Fund Inc. - Thrivent Large Cap Growth Portfolio from 2002 to February 1, 2010. Mr. Nicholson also served as President and Chief Executive officer at Thrivent Life Fund Manager. He served as Chairman of the Board of Thrivent Financialfor Lutherans from 2005 to February 1, 2010 and served as its Director. He serves as a Director of American Council Of Life Insurers. He served as a Director of LB Community Bank & Trust Board and Lutheran Brotherhood Mutual Funds. He is a Trustee of LB Community Bank & Trust. Mr. Nicholson graduated from St. Olaf College in 1968 earning a B.A., with distinction, in mathematics and economics.