American Mutual Life AssociationLife Insurance

The American Mutual Life Association is a fraternal benefit society formerly known as the Slovenian Mutual Benefit Association or its Slovenian equivalent,Slovenska Dobrodelna Zveza.

It was organized in 1910 by a group of Slovenian immigrants in Cleveland, Ohio, then as now the home of the largest concentration of Slovenians anywhere outside of Slovenia.

what we do

AMLA is an acronym for the American Mutual Life Association. As a fraternal benefit society, AMLA is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(8) of the Internal Revenue Code.

AMLA is licensed only in the State of Ohio. It is a member in good standing of the National Fraternal Congress of America, the national trade association for fraternal benefit societies, and of the Ohio Fraternal Congress. There are currently nearly 8,400 members of AMLA.

Our mission:

  • To provide mutual aid, protection and security for its members and their families through affordable insurance and stable financial products.
  • To promote, preserve and perpetuate the common bond of Slovenian language, heritage and culture.
  • To sponsor fraternal activities for the benefit of its members.
  • To support those communities wherein its membership resides through acts of benevolence and volunteerism.



American Mutual Life Association
19424 S. Waterloo Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44119


+1 (216) 531-1900



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As a president of Global Cleveland, I fully support the Slovenian-American Business Association and I look forward to working with them on their future projects to improve business relations between the Republic of Slovenia and the City of Cleveland.

Joe Cimperman
President, Global Cleveland

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