Names

  • Matthew Grove Promoted at NYL
    Matthew Grove Promoted at NYL

    Named Chief Administrative Officer for Insurance and Agency Group

    New York Life has named Matthew Grove chief administrative officer in New York Life’s Insurance and Agency Group, where he is responsible for oversight of strategy development for the Group, new business operations, and quality assurance, compliance and finance functions for the Service operation.
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  • Ed Pollis to Head ING Practice Management
    Ed Pollis to Head ING Practice Management

     Focus on strategy, new initiatives & product development

    ING Financial Partners has hired Ed Pollis in a new role as head of practice management. In this position, Pollis will drive practice management strategy and develop an advice-based program that taps ING Financial Partners’ full array of advisory tools and resources, as well as industry best practices.
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  • Vince Rainforth Appointed National Practice Leader For Not-for-profit Retirement Plan Market
    Vince Rainforth Appointed National Practice Leader For Not-for-profit Retirement Plan Market

    To spearhead growth initiative targeting retirement plans for hospitals, credit unions, charities, private colleges and other nonprofit organizations

    MassMutual Retirement has appointed Vince Rainforth as national practice leader for not-for-profit (NFP) retirement plans as the insurer looks to expand its footprint in the increasingly competitive $1 trillion marketplace.
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  • Derek Warner to Lead Sun Life’s New England Territory
    Derek Warner to Lead Sun Life’s New England Territory

    Sales Model Emphasizes On-Site Leadership, Collaboration, Innovation

    The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) has announced Derek Warner as Group Market Manager and Assistant Vice President for Sun Life’s New England territory, encompassing Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
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  • Mark Donaphon to Lead SunLife’s Mid-Atlantic Territory
    Mark Donaphon to Lead SunLife’s Mid-Atlantic Territory

    Sales Model Emphasizes On-Site Leadership, Collaboration, Innovation

    The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) has announced Mark Donaphon as Group Market Manager and Assistant Vice President for Sun Life’s Mid-Atlantic territory, encompassing Upstate New York (Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse); Western Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia.
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  • Kevin Kuzon to Lead Sun Life’s Southeast Territory
    Kevin Kuzon to Lead Sun Life’s Southeast Territory

    Sales Model Emphasizes On-Site Leadership, Collaboration, Innovation

    The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) has announced Kevin Kuzon as Group Market Manager and Assistant Vice President for Sun Life’s Southeast territory, encompassing the Carolinas and Georgia.
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  • William Wagner Named Agency Manager at Western & Southern Life
    William Wagner Named Agency Manager at Western & Southern Life

    To focus on growth of middle-market business

    Florida native William H. Wagner has been named agency manager at The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company (Western & Southern Life) to lead business development and operations for the company’s Jacksonville-West Agency.
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  • Hilger Named Securian CEO
    Hilger Named Securian CEO

    'Grew up' in the insurance industry; Proven record

    Securian Financial Group today announced that President Christopher M. Hilger will also serve as chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2015. Chairman and CEO Robert L. Senkler, who will retire from active management after serving as CEO for 20 years, will remain as chairman of the board of directors.
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  • Rob Murphy to Manage Dressander BD Division
    Rob Murphy to Manage Dressander BD Division

    Brings 17 years experience in sales, management

    Dressander|BHC, a nation-wide, leading financial marketing organization, has hired Rob Murphy as the National Sales Manager of the Broker Dealer division, DBHC Advisory Network.
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  • Peter D. Hancock Named President and CEO of AIG
    Peter D. Hancock Named President and CEO of AIG

    A person in whom investors, clients, distribution partners, employees, and regulators can place great trust

    American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Peter D. Hancock as President and Chief Executive Officer, AIG, effective September 1 Mr. Hancock will also join AIG’s Board of Directors, effective September 1.
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  • Susan M. Anthony Appointed to National Sales Director at Penn Mutual
    Susan M. Anthony Appointed to National Sales Director at Penn Mutual

    A liason between field and home office

    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, a 167-year-old company, is pleased to announce that Susan Anthony has been appointed Penn Mutual’s national sales director.
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  • Harry Monti to Lead Group Life, Disability at Symetra
    Harry Monti to Lead Group Life, Disability at Symetra

    Twenty Five years of broad financial, strategic experience

    Symetra Life Insurance Company today announced that Harry Monti will lead operations for its group life and disability income insurance business. As vice president of Group Life and Disability Operations, Monti will be responsible for leading the unit’s administration and claims functions. He will be based in Symetra’s Enfield, Conn.,office.
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  • David Shepherd Joins The Phoenix
    David Shepherd Joins The Phoenix

    To lead Corporate Audit Department

    The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) today announced that David Shepherd has joined the company as vice president and corporate auditor. Mr. Shepherd will lead the company’s Corporate Audit Department, responsible for planning and performance of all financial, operational, compliance and information technology internal audits. He also will oversee the company’s internal control program.
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  • Ed Pollis Joins ING as Head of Practice Management
    Ed Pollis Joins ING as Head of Practice Management

     To oversee all aspects of practice management strategy

    ING Financial Partners has hired Ed Pollis in a new role as head of practice management. In this position, Pollis will drive practice management strategy and develop an advice-based program that taps ING Financial Partners’ full array of advisory tools and resources, as well as industry best practices.
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  • Heather Lavallee to Lead Voya Employee Benefits
    Heather Lavallee to Lead Voya Employee Benefits

    Important growth segment now markets to new clients under the Voya brand

    which has rebranded from ING U.S., recently appointed Heather Lavallee as president of its Employee Benefits business. The business unit operates as a part of the company’s Insurance Solutions organization.
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  • Melissa Langa, Esq., Named Boston’s Estate Planner of the Year
    Melissa Langa, Esq., Named Boston’s Estate Planner of the Year

    Boston Estate Planning Council presents award at annual gala

    The Boston Estate Planning Council (BEPC), a multi-disciplinary community of planning professionals, last week held its Annual Gala where more than 500 attendees celebrated a successful year for the organization and honored Melissa Langa of Brookline, principal of the Boston law firm of Bove & Langa, as the 2014 Estate Planner of the Year.
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  • Jeff Summerville Named Head of Financial & Professional Services, North America for SwissRe
    Jeff Summerville Named Head of Financial & Professional Services, North America for SwissRe

    To lead underwriting teams

    Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Jeff Summerville to be Head Financial & Professional Services, North America, effective 19 May 2014. In this Managing Director role, he will lead underwriting teams for corresponding lines of business.
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  • Robert Moore Elected to FSI Board
    Robert Moore Elected to FSI Board

    Brings extensive leadership experience

    The Financial Services Institute (FSI) today announced the election of Robert Moore, President, LPL Financial, to its Board of Directors. Moore brings years of industry experience and leadership to the FSI Board.
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  • Robert C. Giargiari, CFS® Joins Northeast Investment Advisors
    Robert C. Giargiari, CFS® Joins Northeast Investment Advisors

    Framingham, Ma. Financial Services Firm Expands Advisory Team

    Managing Partner Timothy J. Keane of Northeast Investment Advisors, LLC announced that Financial Advisor Robert C. Giargiari, CFS® has joined their financial services team. Northeast Investment Advisors is a registered branch of Investors Capital Corporation, a premier independent broker/dealer located in Lynnfield, Mass. and winner of the 2013 Broker-Dealer of the Year award1.
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  • Anthony Gigliotti Named AVP, W&S Financial Group Distributors
    Anthony Gigliotti Named AVP, W&S Financial Group Distributors

    Directs sales support in financial institution, broker-dealer and IMO distribution channels

    Anthony J. Gigliotti has joined W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc., wholesale distributor of annuities and life insurance from Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) member companies, as assistant vice president and director of sales support.
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